Chekhov's Mongoose

Chekhov's Mongoose

by Tom Shapcott

Paperback

$12.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780646395432
Publisher: Salt Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2000
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

IThe Dreams
The old window3
An old story5
Phoenix6
Aubade7
Deposition of the dream8
The letters9
The old king after surgery11
Smile12
Small gothic appetites13
The grey lady of wonaminta14
Colonial15
The painted shore17
IIFour sestinas
Chekhov's Mongoose23
Sestina in the time of El Nino25
Revival27
Australian Horizons29
IIIThe visions
Letters from Gwen Harwood33
The Dream of return34
After twenty years36
Stag in the upstairs parlour38
Poem for John Olsen39
Thirteen ways of remembering the river42
IVTravel
Belgrade, 198951
Pristina, Kosovo52
Fishing Lake Ochrid54
Dried watermelon55
Samarkand by moonlight56
At Methoni57
Venice58
For Alexander Pushkin60
VAt Fassifern
The ghost rock pool63
Cycle65
Growing pains67
The Fassifern69
VIFor Dorothy my mother
Figs73
Then74
Old Tom song75
Three sonnets on death76
Tree78
Tenant79
Skin as the parchment80
Skin of the hand81
Writer in public82
Making the news83
For Dorothy my mother86

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