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Urban myths : 210 poems

Author: John Tranter
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Salt Press, ©2006.
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John Tranter is a leading international modern poet based in Australia. Urban Myths is the distillation of forty years' work and twenty published books, and in over three hundred pages of poems it  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Tranter
ISBN: 1844712524 9781844712526
OCLC Number: 124065040
Notes: Originally published: St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2006.
Description: 420 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: From Borrowed Voices 2002 After Hoelderlin From Parallax 1970 The Moment of Waking The City, the Tree The Visit Kabul Rescue Whitey The Plane The Non-commercial Traveller Mary Jane Machine Paint From Red Movie and other poems 1972 Balance Bestiary Ward Five On the Track of the Attainable Red Movie From The Blast Area 1974 The Guadalcanal Motel Poem Ending with a Line by Rimbaud Compromise From The Alphabet Murders 1976 The Alphabet Murders 49 From Crying in Early Infancy: 100 Sonnets 1977 Starlight The Bus The Chicago Manual of Style Art Artefact The Moated Grange Ballistics I Know a Man Who Lives in the Dark The Doll The Spy Position: Poet The Painting of the Whole Sky The Blues 1968 By the Pool At the Laundromat From Dazed in the Ladies Lounge 1979 Ode to Col Joye The Un-American Women The Revolutionaries Leavis at The London Hotel Sartre at Surfers' Paradise Foucault at The Forest Lodge Hotel Enzensberger at `Exiles' Bookshop The Wind The Germ The Great Artist Reconsiders the Homeric Simile From Selected Poems 1982 A Jackeroo in Kensington From Under Berlin 1988 Backyard Country Veranda North Light Widower Debbie & Co. Voodoo Fine Arts The Creature from the Black Lagoon High School Confidential Stratocruiser Laminex Lufthansa On Looking into the American Anthology Shadow Detail Parallel Lines 131 Having Completed My Fortieth Year Boarding School Papyrus After the Dance Haberdashery Poolside At The Newcastle Hotel Affairs of the Heart Lullaby Dirty Weekend La Pulqueria From The Floor of Heaven 1992 Breathless From At The Florida 1993 Journey At The Florida God on a Bicycle Dark Harvest Ariadne on Lesbos Days in the Capital A Marriage Falling Anyone Home? The Romans Storm over Sydney Opus Dei North Woods Con's Cafe At Naxos Two Views of Lake Placid Snap Old Europe Box Contaminant A Plume of Ash Chicken Shack Cable Chimp Bells Under Water Aurora From Different Hands 1998 Neuromancing Miss Stein The Howling Twins From Gasoline Kisses 1997 The Duck Abandons Hollywood From Blackout 2000 Blackout From Ultra 2001 Lavender Ink Black Leather Gallery Halogen Locket Miss Proust My Story Off Radar On the Road Package Tour Per Ardua ad Astra South Farm Under the Trees From Borrowed Voices 2002 After Laforgue Brussels Address to the Reader After Rilke Invitation to America On La Cienega Festival Night Harry's Bar What the Cyclops Said Where the Boys Are Notes from the Late Tang From Studio Moon 2003 Moonshine Sonata The Twilight Guest Paid Meridian The Green Buick Trastevere Radium In Praise of Sandstone Chinese Poem, after Mark Ford Christopher Brennan Epitaphs See Rover Reach Grover Leach Elegy i.m. M.J. The Beach Five Modern Myths Three Poems about Kenneth Koch Black Sugar The New Season's Patterns Like Advertising Rimbaud in Sydney The Waiting Room Amulet The Seasons - Spring The Seasons - Summer The Seasons - Autumn The Seasons - Winter Uncollected Poems 1985-2000 Small Animal Poem The White Hole Paradox Two Haikus Two Short Poems, after Li Po Two Poems for Mr Stevens What Mortal End Her Shy Banjo Fin de Siecle New Poems: The Malley Variations An American in Paris Benzedrine The Master of the Black Stones Flying High Pussy Willow Smaller Women Transatlantic Under Tuscan Skies Year Dot The Urn of Loneliness New Poems: Europe At the Tomb of Napoleon Bats Care and Feeding of a Small Poem Manikin de Vin On a Noted Vista A Poet in the Reading Room Stage Door Thistles Whisper New Poems: Speech to Text Anguish Bottom of the Harbour Deluge Departure Horticulture Lives Marinara Metro Movements Parade Pronto Royalties Scenes Shames Sorehead Story Subcontinent Nocturne Villas New Poems: At the Movies Shadow of a Doubt North by Northwest Dark Passage Girl in Water Black and White From Selected Poems 1982 The Popular Mysteries Acknowledgments Notes: at
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He is a canny operator, embracing modernism, and postmodernism, but somehow coming adroitly through to the other side... -- Roger Caldwell * PN Review 157 *

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