Publication Date: 01-Sep-01 | ISBN: 1876857374 | Trim Size: 216 x 140 mm | Extent: 148pp | Format: Paperback
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Auto offers childhood joy or play, a contemporary view of the writer writing the text, a self-quotation now contextualised as a moment of the writer’s past writing life, or one of the many moments (delightful, passionate, or terrifying) of a life once lived in a more than usually bohemian manner.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Prologue; Chapter 1; The Cut Snake; Chapter 2; Come into the River; Chapter 3; Access Visit/s; Chapter 4; In and Out of the Swamp; Chapter 5; The Globe of Death; Chapter 6; Familiar Territory: Changes of Tense; Chapter 7; Manifesto—Against Violence; Chapter 8; Next Door to the Racing-Pigeon Clubhouse; Chapter 9; Sleep’s Zeitgeber; Chapter 10; Random Memories—What I Remember; Chapter 11; The Magic Circle; Chapter 12; The Globe Hotel; Chapter 13 ; A Brief Tour of the Cocos Atoll; Chapter 14; Haycarting; Chapter 15; Further Evidence; Chapter 16; A Travel Snap of the Stirling Ranges—pure memory; Chapter 17; Extracts from Letters: London to Perth—June/July 1993; Chapter 18; You and I—blackout; Notes; Bibliography
John Kinsella is the author of over twenty books, including The Hunt (Bloodaxe, 1998) The Undertow: New & Selected Poems (Arc, UK), Visitants (Bloodaxe, 1999), and Wheatlands (2000). He is editor of the literary journal Salt, consultant editor of Westerly, and international editor of The Kenyon Review. He is a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University, Adjunct Professor to Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, and the 2001 Richard L. Thomas Professor of Writing at Kenyon College.