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Jan Owen Jan Owen i(A18466 works by) (a.k.a. Janette Muriel Sincock; Jan Bajka)
Born: Established: 1940 Adelaide, South Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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1 Crosspurposes Jan Owen , single work poetry
— Appears in: Access
1 Jaywalker Jan Owen , single work poetry
— Appears in: Ash
1 y separately published work icon The Plum Orchard in Kamata and Other Poems Jan Owen , Magill : Garron Publishing , 2018 15510659 2018 selected work poetry
1 From Six Views of Edo i "The mountain is a teepee camping out in snow.", Jan Owen , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 31 no. 2 2017; (p. 425-426)
1 String Says i "in my end is my beginning – just", Jan Owen , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Indoor Cricket i "I caught the leap mid flight", Jan Owen , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Rhyme i "This ‘structural scandal’, tongue’s yen for kin", Jan Owen , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Woman Holding a Balance i "Two strands of pearls, warm cream, cool blue,", Jan Owen , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Venetian Blinds i "Heaved up or fountained down, the wooden slats breathe a shirr", Jan Owen , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 1 y separately published work icon The Wicked Flowers of Charles Baudelaire : A Selection Limericked Jan Owen , Nottingham : Shoestring Press (UK) , 2016 10454066 2016 selected work poetry
1 2 y separately published work icon The Offhand Angel : New and Selected Poems Jan Owen , London : Eyewear Publishing , 2015 9211958 2015 selected work poetry

'Jan Owen writes of childhood and nature, of relationships, travel, art and science. Many poems in The Offhand Angel shuttle between widely differing perspectives: the local and the exotic, the cosmic and the microcosmic, the physical and the metaphysical. A sense of transience and loss is balanced by the sensuousness and musicality of her work, and by a driving curiosity about the world.' (Publication summary)

1 4 y separately published work icon Selected Poems from Les Fleurs Du Mal Charles Baudelaire , Jan Owen (translator), United Kingdom (UK) : Arc Publications , 2015 9211895 2015 selected work poetry

'The poems of The Flowers of Evil were written in Paris at a time of revolution and accelerating change - the beginning of mass culture, the rise of consumerism and the middle-class, the radical redevelopment of the city by Haussmann - and they provide many parallels with the malaise and uncertainties of contemporary capitalist societies. Here we find poems about love (and love-hate), birds and beasts, Paris scenes and street people; about spiritual revolt, wine, death, travel and far-away places. The poet's voice is by turns ironical, angry and compassionate, his words charged with anguish, desire and rapture. Jan Owen's masterly translation captures all of this in a selection that includes many of Baudelaire's best known poems - including those banned from 1857 edition - as well as some less familiar ones, with the volume leading up to his great long poem, 'The Voyage', and finishing with the much-loved sonnet 'Meditation'.' (Publication summary)

1 Hobart Time i "Night: black mass of silence", Jan Owen , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Prayers of a Secular World 2015; (p. 56-57)
1 Anticipation i "The nosy dib, grub, moil", Jan Owen , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 October no. 52.0 2015;
1 Flamenco i "Slipping the LP from its mildewed sleeve", Jan Owen , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 29 no. 1 2015; (p. 56)
1 A Little Wine i "I remember you, Dario,", Jan Owen , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 59 no. 4 2015; (p. 30)
1 The Morandi Museum. i "Cream, taupe, terne, green,", Jan Owen , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 59 no. 4 2015; (p. 30)
1 Launch : Workshopping the Heart: New and Selected Poems Jan Owen , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 7 no. 1 2014;

— Review of Workshopping the Heart : New and Selected Poems Jeri Kroll , 2013 selected work poetry
1 History Lessons i "Between the fretwork strips of the walnut wireless", Jan Owen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2014 2014; (p. 72)
1 Overhead i "As the clouds pass on,", Jan Owen , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 27 no. 1 2013; (p. 30)
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