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  • Author:agent Judith Beveridge http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/beveridge-judith
Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 The Domesticity of Giraffes
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, Sydney, New South Wales,:Black Lightning Press , 1987 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Domesticity of Giraffesi"She languorously swings her tongue", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 9)
Flamingo Parki"They step out on the long stems", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 10)
Making Perfumei"So, that summer I picked everthing:", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 11-12)
For Rilkei"You can cup your ear in your hand", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 13)
Girl Swingingi"A swing grinds on its chains.", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Catching Websi"A fragrance would call me out of the house:", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Orb Spideri"I saw her, pegging out her web", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 18)
Fox in a Tree Stumpi"I gripped the branch", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 19)
The Lyre Birdsi"Somewhere in the bush, hiding as long as they can,", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Marsupiali"I am happy to live with them, though they pre-date us;", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
The Caterpillarsi"On the headland to the lighthouse,", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Monarch Butterflies (for Yvette Christianse)i"I love the way they open into two broad wings,", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 26)
Ladybirdsi"In the body of the night sky, their slow", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 27)
Child Fishingi"He holds a green nylon line around a cork core:", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 28-30)
The Fishermeni"The air's a torn weave", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Reelsi"This one is fast, infinitely cluttered and agitating", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 33-34)
Mud Crabs, Low Tidei"I feel a sharpness under the surface like tin-tacks,", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 35-36)
Mulla Bulla Beachi"Before the sea stops a long mile out", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 37)
Eyepiecei"Tonight, this place looks", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 38)
Japanese Cranesi"Their frames -", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 39)

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Works about this Work

Beyond Imagining : Notions of Transcendence in Judith Beveridge's "Between the Palace and the Bodhi Tree" Michael Heald , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Refashioning Myth : Poetic Transformations and Metamorphoses 2011; (p. 121-138)
'In his analysis of Judith Beveridge's poetry, Mike Heald contrasts poetic and philosophical engagements with Buddhism, arguing that "the imagination produces a conception of transcendence very different from that found in the meditative tradition," with the effect that in Beveridge's Siddhattha, the reader encounters "a figure who bodies forth the ineluctable suffering of the human condition, and thus the perennial elusiveness and implausibility of transcendence, rather than one who embodies the promise and indeed successful realisation of transcendence." This appears to be an occasion in which affect-driven literature diverges substantially from philosophical myth narratives, albeit in a complementary rather than a mutually exclusive manner.' (Source: Introduction p. 4)
Judith Beveridge's India : The Ethics of Observation and the Idea of a Journey Natalie Seger , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Identity, Ethos & Ethnicity : Australia and India 2010; (p. 45-55)
Intricate Knots and Vast Cosmologies: The Poetry of Judith Beveridge Martin Duwell , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 19 no. 3 2000; (p. 243-253)
A Prize-Winning Poet Vera Newsom , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 49 no. 1 1989; (p. 118-121)

— Review of The Domesticity of Giraffes Judith Beveridge , 1987 selected work poetry
Untitled Joan M. Davis , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 16 no. 2 1988; (p. 15-19)

— Review of The Domesticity of Giraffes Judith Beveridge , 1987 selected work poetry
Both Ends of the Poetic Pole Barry Hill , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 October 1987; (p. 14)

— Review of The Domesticity of Giraffes Judith Beveridge , 1987 selected work poetry
Recent Poetry Beverley Farmer , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Summer no. 33 1987; (p. 69)

— Review of The Domesticity of Giraffes Judith Beveridge , 1987 selected work poetry
Transparencies Rosa Droescher , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , October 1988; (p. 3-4)

— Review of The Domesticity of Giraffes Judith Beveridge , 1987 selected work poetry
Untitled Joan M. Davis , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 16 no. 2 1988; (p. 15-19)

— Review of The Domesticity of Giraffes Judith Beveridge , 1987 selected work poetry
A Prize-Winning Poet Vera Newsom , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 49 no. 1 1989; (p. 118-121)

— Review of The Domesticity of Giraffes Judith Beveridge , 1987 selected work poetry
Judith Beveridge's India : The Ethics of Observation and the Idea of a Journey Natalie Seger , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Identity, Ethos & Ethnicity : Australia and India 2010; (p. 45-55)
Beyond Imagining : Notions of Transcendence in Judith Beveridge's "Between the Palace and the Bodhi Tree" Michael Heald , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Refashioning Myth : Poetic Transformations and Metamorphoses 2011; (p. 121-138)
'In his analysis of Judith Beveridge's poetry, Mike Heald contrasts poetic and philosophical engagements with Buddhism, arguing that "the imagination produces a conception of transcendence very different from that found in the meditative tradition," with the effect that in Beveridge's Siddhattha, the reader encounters "a figure who bodies forth the ineluctable suffering of the human condition, and thus the perennial elusiveness and implausibility of transcendence, rather than one who embodies the promise and indeed successful realisation of transcendence." This appears to be an occasion in which affect-driven literature diverges substantially from philosophical myth narratives, albeit in a complementary rather than a mutually exclusive manner.' (Source: Introduction p. 4)
Foreword : Long Shots Hold Sway Elizabeth Swanson , 1988 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 September 1988; (p. 9)
Where to Now? Recent Poetry by Women Barbara Giles , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Fine Line , October no. 4 1988; (p. 82-87)
Intricate Knots and Vast Cosmologies: The Poetry of Judith Beveridge Martin Duwell , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 19 no. 3 2000; (p. 243-253)
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