Jonah (poetry collection)

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Jonah book cover
Author Arthur Boyd, Peter Porter
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Subject Poetry
Genre Poetry
Publisher Secker & Warburg
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
ISBN 0-436-37805-1
OCLC 903569
LC Class NC371.B69 P67

Jonah (ISBN 0436378051) is a book of poems by Peter Porter accompanying reproductions 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.[1]

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 0-19-554970-8.
  • Kaiser, John R: Peter Porter: A Bibliography 1954 – 1986 Mansell, London and New York, 1990. ISBN 0-7201-2032-2.


  1. ^ Bennett, page 61