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Title The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry / [editors] Cassandra Atherton and Paul Hetherington
Published Carleton, Victoria, Australia : Melbourne University Press, 2020
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Contents Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- A Strange Magic: Australian Prose Poetry -- The Prose Poems -- 'Poet on Train' -- 'Empty Your Eyes' -- 'By the sea (retired)' -- 'Lines from The Lover' -- 'beryllium' and '[anon]' -- 'Bonds' -- 'In a café ...' -- 'Hamlet without the Prince' -- 'The Lovers' -- 'Audible' -- 'My Name' -- 'Icarus' -- 'Definition of a Place' -- 'The Medusa' -- 'Some Mountains' and 'Missing Words' -- 'Hyde Park' -- 'A Piece of Sheepsong' -- 'When Death Comes (after Mary Oliver)' and 'Dog on the Road' -- 'It's Light' and 'Pictures' -- 'Pen-Sickness'
'A Flexible Approach' -- 'The pouch of Douglas' -- 'light' -- 'Basta/Enough' -- 'Chaconne for a solipsist' -- 'Melancholia,' -- 'What grows' -- Ali Cobby Eckermann, 'Intervention Payback' -- 'Treasure Hunt' -- 'from 'Book of Hours for Narrative Lovers'' -- 'the snow depardieu' -- 'Writing with the Left Hand' -- 'Tranteresque' -- 'Before the Storm' -- 'Trance' -- 'swelling Sydney scintilla water, excerpt' -- 'A Forest:' -- from 'Room and Bell (I)' -- 'Damp Evening' -- 'December' -- from 'Fictions & a Sermon / The Fifth Suite': 'Lawn tennis party' -- 'No One Knows I Do This' and 'A Change'
'The Best of All Possible Detectives in the Best of all Possible Worlds: One' -- 'Film Shoot' -- 'Visotsky in The Men's Gallery' -- from 'From Another Shore': '6' and '20' -- 'Wha'd I Tell Ya?' -- 'Every single piece of plastic ever made still exists, scientists say' -- 'the storm' -- 'Bounty' -- 'Queenscliff' -- 'The Novelist Elena Ferrante' -- 'Arrival' -- 'checkmate' -- 'Light Foxing' -- 'Fisheries Raid' -- 'The Switch' -- 'Bus notebook 4' -- 'Endless Summer, 2017' -- 'There' -- 'Bread (Gretel to Hansel)' -- 'Skogskyrkogården' -- from Morning, Hyphen: 'To collect sky ...' -- 'I Am a Fox'
'The first few lines a synopsis' and 'high ceilings' -- 'Agape' -- 'The dress of my drowning' -- 'Pastoral' and 'The Box' -- 'a used band-aid stuck to the august 13, 1955 saturday evening post' -- 'Green Grief' -- 'Very Shadows' -- 'Visiting' -- 'hold' -- 'The Map of the World' and 'what a man, what a moon' -- 'Ma Mere L'Oye' -- from 'Remnants' (Gippsland Red Gum Plains) (I of XVII) 'Yeerung Bush Reserve' -- 'On finding Charlotte in the Anthropological record' -- 'The poet has no identity' -- 'Yo-Yo Pietà' -- 'Dead Penguins' -- 'this is the long drowning' -- from Interferon Psalms: '13'
'Women Who Speak with Steak Knives' -- 'The Glorious Age' -- 'The Weave' -- 'mediaeval' -- 'Today's word is fire' -- 'Publisher: How to Hunt Writer' -- 'Ascension' -- 'spectrum' -- 'Hong Kong Resident' -- 'Turkey Run' -- 'Day Five, Leaving Brewarrina' -- 'summer storm' -- 'That photograph' -- 'How to Grow Nightshades with Teapots' -- 'Teiresias Looking at All the Big Rain Coming from Topside by Rover Thomas Joolama' -- 'The Silence Around a Glass of Water' -- 'Night Visitor' -- 'Karl in the Underworld' -- 'Chased Seas Urge'
Summary Prose poetry is a resurgent literary form in the English-speaking world and has been rapidly gaining popularity in Australia. Cassandra Atherton and Paul Hetherington have gathered a broad and representative selection of the best Australian prose poems written over the last fifty years. The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetryin cludes numerous distinguished prose poets; Jordie Albiston, Joanne burns, Gary Catalano, Anna Couani, Alex Skovron, Samuel Wagan Watson, Ania Walwicz and many more; and documents prose poetry's growing appeal over recent decades, from the poetic margins to the mainstream. This collection reframes our understanding not only of this dynamic poetic form, but of Australian poetry as a whole
Notes 'Arthur's Seat-Edinburgh'
Description based upon print version of record
Subject Prose poems, Australian -- History and criticism
Prose poems, Australian -- 20th century
Prose poems, Australian -- 21st century
Prose poems, Australian.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Prose poems.
Prose poems.
Form Electronic book
Author Atherton, Cassandra L., 1974- editor.
Hetherington, Paul, 1958- editor.
ISBN 0522874754
9780522874754