The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry

Author: John Kinsella

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SKU: 9780143008736

'A very fine anthology, with exemplary introductions. It is refreshing to see how much has been done so well.' - Peter Pierce

Wide in scope and bold in ambition, this exciting anthology covers the range of Australian poetic achievement, from early colonial verse through to contemporary work, with a strong recognition of Indigenous voices. This collection brings together great and familiar names with those that deserve better recognition.

Including valuable introductory essays by John Kinsella, and biographical notes for all the poets, The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry presents the full measure of Australian poetic talent in all its richness and diversity.

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Moondyne Joe was colonial Australia's ultimate escape artist. His daring and repeated breakouts drove the Governor to build him a special cell. And when Moondyne Joe escaped again, he drove the Governor mad.
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Explores issues of sublimity and beauty, contemplates the aesthetic and the transcendent, examines nature and the artificial/made. From the small to the large, from the soothing aesthetics of shape and form through to what constitutes 'ugliness' or 'terror', it challenges our preconceptions and often finds the beautiful in the ugly, the ugly in the beautiful, or calm in the tempest, and tempest in...
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Published:24/11/2008
Format:Paperback, 480 pages
RRP:$35.00
price:AUD $35.00
ISBN-13:9780143008736
ISBN-10:0143008730
Origin:Australia
Imprint:Penguin
Publisher:Penguin Aus.
Subjects: - Poetry(269)

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