The habit of drift

Duwell, Martin (2014) The habit of drift. Australian Book Review, 1 358: 19-19.

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Author Duwell, Martin
Title The habit of drift
Journal name Australian Book Review
ISSN 0155-2864
Publication date 2014-02-01
Sub-type Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
Volume 1
Issue 358
Start page 19
End page 19
Total pages 1
Place of publication Southbank, VIC, Australia
Publisher Australian Book Review
Language eng
Formatted abstract
It is reasonable that poets, by the time they reach their mid-seventies, should be involved in projects which re-evaluate their current lives and poems in the light of early experience and expectations. This most recent book of Ron Pretty's - and it is by some distance his best - is built around the Swedish proverb. 'The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected,' treated not as an opportunity to gloat over the wisdom which age is supposed to bring but instead to puzzle out the weird discrepancies and disjunctions between the two states of 'what-I -was- then' and 'what-l-am-now '...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes Subtitle: "What the afternoon knows by Ron Pretty. Pitt Street Poetry $25 pb, 114 pp, 9781922080165".

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
Collection: School of Communication and Arts Publications
 
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