Jonah (poetry book)

Jonah (poetry book)

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name = Jonah
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author = Arthur Boyd, Peter Porter
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country = United Kingdom
language = English
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subject = Poetry
genre = Poetry
publisher = Secker & Warburg
release_date = 2005
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media_type = Print (Hardback)
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isbn = ISBN 0436378051
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"Jonah" (ISBN 0436378051) is a book of poems by Peter Porter accompanying reporductions of artwork by Arthur Boyd. It was published by Secker & Warburg on 22 October 1973. 2000 copies were printed, and the retail price was ₤4.75.

Porter had met Boyd at a poetry festival at the Royal Court Theatre in 1965. [Bennett, page 61]

The book commences with three pages reproducing an old copy of the Book of Jonah.


* Bennett, Bruce, "Spirit in Exile: Peter Porter and His Poetry", Oxford, 1991, ISBN 0195549708.
* Kaiser, John R: "Peter Porter: A Bibliography 1954 – 1986" Mansell, London and New York, 1990. ISBN 0-7201-2032-2.


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