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Dragons in their pleasant palaces

Author: Peter Porter
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford poets.
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This collection, its title taken from Isaiah, continues in the same vein of prophecy as Peter Porter's last works, "Millennial Fables". The countries he visits include his land of birth, Australia,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Porter, Peter.
Dragons in their pleasant palaces.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)644059457
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Porter
ISBN: 0192880284 9780192880284
OCLC Number: 35701183
Description: viii, 56 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Kings and Messengers --
A Great Reckoning in a Little Room --
Hardy, 1913 --
About Auden's Juvenilia --
National Service --
Old Goldfields, Maryborough --
Breakfasting with Cockatoos --
Mobile Pool Cleaner --
Men Die, Women Go Mad --
Displacement --
The Western Canoe --
Two Cultures --
Dragons in their Pleasant Palaces --
Fat and Salt --
Anxiety's Air Miles --
Too Many Miracles --
The Deaths of Poets --
John Ford Answers T.S. Eliot --
Bellini and Heine Come to Dinner --
Browning Meets Wagner at the Schlesingers' --
Collateral Damage --
Fafner's Needlework --
The Tenor is too Close --
A Dance of Death --
Skinning a Skunk --
Verdi's Villa, Santa Agata --
The Lion of Antonello da Messina --
What Borromini Saw --
The Pines of Rome --
The Cocks of Campagnatico --
The Rose Garden on the Aventine --
Three Otrantos --
A Lament --
A Short Ballad of Unbelief --
A Reinterpretation --
Il Lacerato Spirito --
Mutant Proverbs --
Death and the Moggie.
Series Title: Oxford poets.
Responsibility: Peter Porter.
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