By (author) Judith Bishop
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Event by Judith Bishop
Book DescriptionEvent, the first book by Australian poet Judith Bishop, is the work of a border-crosser. Emotionally intense, formally inventive and musical, with influences ranging from Ted Hughes and Elizabeth Bishop to Yves Bonnefoy, these poems have won prestigious awards in Australia and the U.S. and feature in The Best Australian Poetry 2006 (U.Q.P) and The Best Australian Poems 2006 (Black Inc.).. Local and global at once, with a strong naturalist bent, they gather in birds, flora and fauna from across four continents, Australia, North and South America and Europe. Central to the collection is a striking sequence poem which inhabits the voice of the Aztec translator in the Spanish Conquest, La Malinche. Indeed, the human voice - a form of breath, but "irreversible" in what it says and does - performs the principal role in this book's erotic theatre of love and betrayal. Event is, above all, a book of intimate dialogues between a human self and her others: lovers, animals, elements of the natural world, and deities, some distant, some destroyed. Wind, too, has a leading part, taking on the dual role of a natural force and of something close to fate. Rising as if out of nowhere in these poems, wind is a metaphor for the pure nature of events which occur without premonition and without recourse.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844712830
(216mm x 140mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Salt Publishing
Publisher: Salt Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Offers an introduction and reference to C# design patterns, with a comparison of patterns and where they would be best used or combined. This book gives you patterns using C# 3.0 language features and a bold use of C# libraries, along with plenty of case studies to illustrate how each of the 23 patterns is used in practice.
C# Concisely, Paperback (October 2003)
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Java Gently for Engineers and Scientists, Paperback (December 1999)
Taking an integrated approach to numerical methods and programming, this book draws on range of engineering and scientific problems to teach Java. It provides more than 60 worked examples with complete progams and test runs.
Pascal Precisely, Paperback (March 1993)» View all books by Judith Bishop
The third edition of this successful introduction to (Standard) Pascal uses the benefits of object-oriented programming to show that you don't need all the Turbo extensions to program in an object-oriented way.
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Author Biography - Judith Bishop
Judith Bishop was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1972. Her poems have won numerous awards, including the prestigious Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship in Poetry (2002-2004), an Academy of American Poets University Prize (2004), and the Australian Book Review Poetry Prize (2006), and they appear in The Best Australian Poetry 2006 (ed. Judith Beveridge) and The Best Australian Poems 2006 (ed. Dorothy Porter). She works as a Linguist/Project Manager with a speech technology company in Sydney.
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