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Author Chevalier, Julie, 1939- author

Title Linen tough as history / Julie Chevalier
Published Glebe, N.S.W. : Puncher & Wattmann, 2012
Glebe, NSW Puncher & Wattmann, 2012
©2012

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 MELB  827.04 C5271 A21/L  AVAILABLE
Description 91 pages ; 22 cm
regular print
Series Puncher & Wattmann poetry
Puncher and Wattmann poetry
Contents 1. Ms Marbig no. 26 16 -- Full alteration service -- Corner of Glebe Point Road and Broadway -- Coffee at Coledale -- Shoppers dockets -- Minestrone -- Chop suey in foreign ports -- Droughts and close shaves at the cross -- Float -- Crusts -- Mirror in a birdcage -- Avoiding the mirror -- Therapist -- Dressing up -- Tailings -- Letter-perfect -- 2. Fitting -- She paints; he poses -- Women of antiquity 2002 -- The evening we missed watching Lady Diana marry Prince Charles on tellie -- Untitled (old woman in bed) 2000 -- Identical twins, Roselle, New Jersey 1967 -- Six and a half boats -- All water no horizon -- As a wooden boat -- Hans Bellmer stuffs dolls -- The intimacy of the shelf -- Morandi spins a white bowl in a microwave -- Rosy fingering the window -- With William Blake in Felpham -- The day we almost hung -- 3. Towradgi girl -- Glassblowing -- Traces -- The moon and stars were our chandelier -- Barn dance at Westport island -- The purification of chlorine -- Horizontal and thawing -- People with a wabi sense of obligation -- Courting -- The fall -- Seeking similar -- Jalapenos -- My wife -- Fifteen kinds of infidelity -- Crease -- Demographer's stroll -- Zpg -- Summer grows old -- Zucchini flowers
Summary Chevalier's poetry is fresh and feisty, as she navigates contemporary tensions between the cosmopolitan and parochial, stretching from Sydney down the escarpment to Wollongong
Analysis Australian
Australian poetry (Australia)
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Subject Australian poetry -- 21st century.
Women poets, Australian -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Poetry.
ISBN 9781921450501