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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems 1954-1987
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Saint Maximilian Kolbe born Zdunska Wola 1894 died Auschwitz 1941

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Longman Cheshire , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
No Fixed Address (for Old Harry)i"Here in solemn state lies one", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 1)
Dial WX 4500i"She was a blonde, but the bright planes of her face", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 2)
Soliloquy for One Deadi"Ah, no, Joe, you never knew", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 3)
All the Spring Longi"All the spring long you may possess", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 4)
Evening : Nighti"At such a mauve", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 5)
There was a Timei"There was a time when Drop-kick Joe", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 6)
Public Library, Melbournei"Three kids came sandshoe-quiet through the door", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 7)
The City : Midnighti"Out of the sighs and breath of each small citizen", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 8)
The Last Romantics (to Clarence E. Mulford)i"Across the badlands of their lives", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 9)
'Ghost Wanted: Young, Willing'i"Dear Sir,", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 10)
Enter Without So Much as Knockingi"Blink, blink. HOSPITAL. SILENCE.", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry satire (p. 11-12)
After You, Gary Cooper...i"One of the main things I would say", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 13)
Letting Go of Thingsi"Beautiful, ah always so", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 14)
Only the Beards are Differenti"Among the first to go are always a few", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 15)
Waiting is Seeing is Believingi"Outside palace gates, in the drizzling rain", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 16)
Dogs in the Morning Lighti"Responsive to the tune of lawns and trees", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 17)
The Flashing of Badgesi"The first thing the dead-beat does", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 18)
Accident and Ambulance Sireni"At first far-off like the keening", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 19)
Pigeons Also Are a Way of Lifei"The problem was, he brooded overmuch,", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 20)
City Loversi"Every meeting seems a sort of miracle", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 21)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Are there Really Angels in Carlton? Australian Literature and Theology Noel Rowe , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 30-59)
y separately published work icon A Study Guide to Bruce Dawe's Sometimes Gladness Kilian McNamara , Ballarat : Wizard Books , 1996 Z516198 1996 single work biography criticism
Poetry in the Air Heather Cam , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 January 1991; (p. 36)
Soaring Beyond the Ruck Ross Fitzgerald , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 November 1988; (p. 10)

— Review of Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems 1954-1987 Bruce Dawe , 1988 selected work poetry ; Adjacent Worlds : A Literary Life of Bruce Dawe Ken L. Goodwin , 1988 single work biography
Middle Australia Incarnate Evan Jones , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 10 February 1979; (p. 31)

— Review of Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems 1954-1987 Bruce Dawe , 1988 selected work poetry
Middle Australia Incarnate Evan Jones , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 10 February 1979; (p. 31)

— Review of Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems 1954-1987 Bruce Dawe , 1988 selected work poetry
Soaring Beyond the Ruck Ross Fitzgerald , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 November 1988; (p. 10)

— Review of Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems 1954-1987 Bruce Dawe , 1988 selected work poetry ; Adjacent Worlds : A Literary Life of Bruce Dawe Ken L. Goodwin , 1988 single work biography
Are there Really Angels in Carlton? Australian Literature and Theology Noel Rowe , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 30-59)
Poetry in the Air Heather Cam , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 January 1991; (p. 36)
y separately published work icon A Study Guide to Bruce Dawe's Sometimes Gladness Kilian McNamara , Ballarat : Wizard Books , 1996 Z516198 1996 single work biography criticism
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