Published January 2007
by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||121|
Coda for Shirley (Literature) [Page, Geoff] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Coda for Shirley (Literature). Coda for Shirley is the sardonic yet poignant sequel to Geoff Page's successful verse novel, Lawrie & Shirley: The Final Cadenza. The earlier work presented an autumnal romance between an 82 year-old former 'ladies' man' and a 70 year-old widow who attracts his undivided, and unprecedented, loyalty. Lawrie & Shirley: The Final Cadenza: A Movie in Verse is a romantic comedy, written as a screenplay in verse. It’s a love affair between two ‘senior citizens’ — but their children are not pleased. Europe is another collection of Page’s wry eight-liners, written during a trip to Europe in ‘Page is a humanely satirical poet. This verse novel follows on from Geoff Page’s verse novel, Lawrie & Shirley: The Final Cadenza, and like that book it’s amusing to listen to as well as to read. It must have taken Geoff some time to get the metre and rhymes right, and I’m sure there were times he was tempted to give up the struggle.
Linda Weste reviews Eldershaw by Stephen Edgar. November 1, / mascara / 0 Comments Eldershaw. by Stephen Edgar in the preface to the book, and we are drawn to what is vital about life, about energy, that is manifest in the fabric of these characters’ lives. Book Launch: Geoff Page Lawrie and Shirley: the final cadenza. *, Grafton, Australia lives in: Canberra, Australia Geoff Page, born 7 July in Grafton, Australia, is an Australian poet who has published eighteen collections of poetry as well as two novels, four verse novels and several other works including anthologies, translations and a biography of the jazz musician, Bernie McGann. He retired at the end of from being in . Page, G Coda for Shirley, Brisbane: Interactive Press. Page, G Lawrie & Shirley The final cadenza: A movie in verse, Canberra: Pandanus Poetry. Page, G The Scarring, Alexandria: Hale & Iremonger. Page, G Winter vision, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. Page, G Benton’s conviction. North Ryde: Angus & Robertson. Lawrie & Shirley: The Final Cadenza: A Movie in Verse (Pandanus Books, ) Seriatim (Salt, ) Bahn Dance (Picaro Press, ) Long White Cloud & Indian Pixels (Picaro Press, ) 60 Classic Australian Poems (UNSW Press, ) Coffee with Miles, CD (River Road Press, ) Return to OTHER POETS & POEMS OVERVIEW.
Description: Coda for Shirley is the sardonic yet poignant sequel to Geoff Page's successful verse novel, Lawrie & Shirley: The Final Cadenza. The earlier work presented an autumnal romance between an 82 year-old former 'ladies' man' and a 70 year-old widow who attracts his undivided, and unprecedented, loyalty. Among his more recent works are: Agnostic Skies (Five Islands Press ); Lawrie & Shirley:The Final Cadenza (Pandanus Books ); 60 Classic Australian Poems (UNSW Press ); Coda for Shirley (Interactive Press ); A Sudden Sentence in the Air: Jazz Poems (Extempore ) as well as the CD Coffee with Miles (River Road Press ). For Coda for Shirley, a novella in verse which, as the sequel to his verse novel, Lawrie & Shirley: The Final Cadenza, achieves a sardonic yet moving tone through the demanding medium of elegantly turned rhyming verse. Presented to Geoff Page Writing. Geoff Page’s most popular book is The Best Australian Poems Geoff Page has 43 books on Goodreads with ratings. Geoff Page’s most popular book is The Best Australian Poems Lawrie & Shirley: The Final Cadenza--A Movie Verse by. Geoff Page. really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want.