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  • Author:agent John Kinsella
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 Sculpting a Poem from the Landscape's Painting
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  • Epigraph: If poetry deals with moral philosophy......Are there not pictures to be seen, so like the actual things, that they deceive men and animals? Leonardo da Vinci (Notebooks, 654)


The Poem i "A room that is poorly lit apart from a fire spitting", John Kinsella , 1995 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Silo : A Pastoral Symphony : Poems 1995; (p. 27-28) Wheatlands 2000; (p. 27) Australian Poetry Library 2004-;
Envoi i "It is summer now and the water in the dams is diminishiing.", John Kinsella , 1995 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Silo : A Pastoral Symphony : Poems 1995; (p. 28) Wheatlands 2000; (p. 28) Australian Poetry Library 2004-;
The Painting i "The house yard harbours plumes of rust-faced dock concentrated", John Kinsella , 1995 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Silo : A Pastoral Symphony : Poems 1995; (p. 26-27) Wheatlands 2000; (p. 26-27) Australian Poetry Library 2004-;

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Silo : A Pastoral Symphony : Poems John Kinsella , South Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1995 Z509195 1995 selected work poetry South Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1995 pg. 26-28
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Wheatlands Dorothy Hewett , John Kinsella , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2000 Z270919 2000 selected work poetry autobiography Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2000 pg. 26-28
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Peripheral Light : New and Selected Poems John Kinsella , Harold Bloom (editor), Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2003 Z1064478 2003 selected work poetry Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2003 pg. 33-35
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australian Poetry Library APRIL; APL; The Australian Poetry Resources Internet Library John Tranter , Sydney : 2004- Z1368099 2004- website

    'The Australian Poetry Library (APL) aims to promote a greater appreciation and understanding of Australian poetry by providing access to a wide range of poetic texts as well as to critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings.

    This website currently contains over 42,000 poems, representing the work of more than 170 Australian poets. All the poems are fully searchable, and may be accessed and read freely on the World Wide Web. Readers wishing to download and print poems may do so for a small fee, part of which is returned to the poets via CAL, the Copyright Agency Limited. Teachers, students and readers of Australian poetry can also create personalised anthologies, which can be purchased and downloaded. Print on demand versions will be availabe from Sydney University Press in the near future.

    It is hoped that the APL will encourage teachers to use more Australian material in their English classes, as well as making Australian poetry much more available to readers in remote and regional areas and overseas. It will also help Australian poets, not only by developing new audiences for their work but by allowing them to receive payment for material still in copyright, thus solving the major problem associated with making this material accessible on the Internet.

    The Australian Poetry Library is a joint initiative of the University of Sydney and the Copyright Agency Limited (CAL). Begun in 2004 with a prototype site developed by leading Australian poet John Tranter, the project has been funded by a major Linkage Grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC), CAL and the University of Sydney Library. A team of researchers from the University of Sydney, led by Professor Elizabeth Webby and John Tranter, in association with CAL, have developed the Australian Poetry Library as a permanent and wide-ranging Internet archive of Australian poetry resources.' Source: (Sighted 30/05/2011).

    Sydney : 2004-
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