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y separately published work icon The Chair of Babel selected work   poetry  
  • Author:agent Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 The Chair of Babel
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Notes

  • Dedication: For my granddaughters, Amelia and Martha

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Oxford, Oxfordshire,
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Oxford University Press , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Yes and a Noi"A Yes includes a No the body says,", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 1)
The Child at Sixtyi"The harpsichord plays out of black or silver grooves", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 2)
Encouragement to Sleepi"The things beside the bed will wake with you.", Peter Porter , 1991 single work poetry (p. 2)
Go Some of You, and Fetch a Looking-Glassi"When Hardy looked into his glass, he saw", Peter Porter , 1990 single work poetry (p. 3)
Nothing Neither Wayi"I saw the world cease at my cradle's foot.", Peter Porter , 1990 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Desktop Confessioni"It is the brain which publishes our lives.", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 6)
Bedriddeni"There is a space like Lear's fired upland", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
The Cheque is in the Posti"Strange you can live so many years and now", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 9)
Coal Smokei"He filters to the back of throat, a young man", Peter Porter , 1991 single work poetry (p. 10)
The Village Explaineri"The art of life is to be provincial;", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Bad Dreams in Venicei"Again I found you in my sleep", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 13)
Bad Dreams in Naplesi"My mind, that privatized Maecenas,", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Wish We Were Therei"It would be our garden of scents and Spitfires,", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Verb Sapi"Nothing they say of this", Peter Porter , 1991 single work poetry (p. 18)
Still Life with Catsi"Once more I thank you beasts: you have delivered me", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 19)
Awakening of Pleasant Feelings Upon Arriving in the Countryi"I was talking to a tree near Kettering,", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 20)
Pigeons, Gulls and Starlingsi"Imagine a heaven where every one of these", Peter Porter , 1991 single work poetry (p. 21)
Fainting Goatsi"So then, on the road,", Peter Porter , 1991 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
In Rosewelli"These small, well-built and greystone Lothian houses", Peter Porter , 1992 single work poetry (p. 24)
Woken at Nooni"Good little liberals, the crocuses", Peter Porter , 1989 single work poetry (p. 25)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Interior Landscapes in Peter Porter's Later Poetry Bruce Bennett , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 93-97) Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 111-121, notes 269-270)
Poems Not Grounded in Specific Landscape Alan Gould , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 March 1993; (p. C8)

— Review of The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry ; On the Move : Australian Poets in Europe 1992 anthology poetry
y separately published work icon Peter Porter Peter Steele , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90225 1992 single work criticism
Porter Ex Machina Martin Duwell , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Scripsi , vol. 8 no. 2 1992; (p. 191-198)

— Review of Peter Porter Peter Steele , 1992 single work criticism ; The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry
Lyrical Trickery Enhances Poems Evan Jones , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 September 1992; (p. 10)

— Review of The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry
The Dialects of the Tribe Neil Corcoran , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 8 May no. 4649 1992; (p. 22)

— Review of The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry
Celebrating a Presence from the Past Christopher Pollnitz , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 September 1992; (p. rev 6)

— Review of The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry
Playful Intelligence Philip Hodgins , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , September no. 106 1992; (p. 30)

— Review of The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry
Lyrical Trickery Enhances Poems Evan Jones , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 September 1992; (p. 10)

— Review of The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry
Porter Ex Machina Martin Duwell , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Scripsi , vol. 8 no. 2 1992; (p. 191-198)

— Review of Peter Porter Peter Steele , 1992 single work criticism ; The Chair of Babel Peter Porter , 1992 selected work poetry
y separately published work icon Peter Porter Peter Steele , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90225 1992 single work criticism
After Poetry (15) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry : from Modern to Postmodern and Beyond Kevin Hart , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 129 1992; (p. 36-42)
Interior Landscapes in Peter Porter's Later Poetry Bruce Bennett , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 93-97) Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 111-121, notes 269-270)
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