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Waltzing Matilda: The Secret History of Australia's Favourite Song
mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781742377063, isbn: 1742377068,
An expose of two cover-ups: one the death of a swagman by a billabong; the other, a torrid affair between Banjo Paterson and his fiancee's best friend, and how the two events come together in Australia's best-loved national song. Australians know Wal...
Star Waka: Poems by Robert Sullivan
By Auckland University Press
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ean: 9781869402136, isbn: 1869402138,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
This collection of 100 poems by a Maori writer shows a variety of subject and tone but is unified by recurring motifs and a persistent Maori perspective....
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781492876069, isbn: 1492876062,
This first collection of poetry by award-winning Spoken Word artist, Grace Teuila Evelyn Taylor, marks her debut as a poet who can also move audiences with the written word. Afakasi Speaks explores the complexities of Afakasi identity, of those that,...
Mappings of the Plane: New Selected Poems
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ean: 9781847770424, isbn: 1847770428,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Glittering with inventive wit and subversive humor, this evocative collection of poetry explores themes of yearning and loss. The reflections range in scope from Mozart to the Tasmanian landscape and from geese to heavyhearted love. The poet’s many...
Even in the Dark
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ean: 9781742585321, isbn: 1742585329,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
In a collection evoking luminescent images, poet Rose Lucas explores nature and beauty, love and travel. Even in the Dark contains delicate poems of the lives of women and the exquisite beauty contained in the act of observation. The entire lifespan ...
The Poems of Henry Kendall
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ean: 9781490309217, isbn: 1490309217,
A classic collection of poems by Australian poet Henry Kendall....
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A poetry collection by Australian poet Dael Allison, based on the life of artist Ian Fairweather....
Fully Clothed and So Forgetful
By Victoria University Press
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ean: 9781776561049, isbn: 177656104X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
I uproot one of the ladies and use her to beat back a path through the others, until they look almost young again in the freshness of their bruises. When I get back to the pond most of the spinsters have frosted in the ground. The children are there ...
Francis Webb: Collected Poems
ean: 9781742582689, isbn: 1742582680,
"For many of us, readers and poets alike, Frank Webb's verse has been the gold standard by which complex poetic language has been judged...a master of last lines, of last stanzas and final phrases." - Les Murray *** Francis Webb (1925-1973) grew up i...
Opal Sunset: Selected Poems, 1958-2008
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393337358, isbn: 0393337359,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
“A generous helping of [James’s] very best, guaranteed to lift the spirit and raise the eyebrow.”―Billy CollinsOpal Sunset marks the exuberant introduction of Clive James’s poetry to an American audience. Praised after the publication of Cu...
The Deep North: A Selection of Poems (The Australian Poets Series)
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ean: 9780807616260, isbn: 0807616265,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The Deep North is a sensuous, richly imagined and luminously lyrical celebration of the intricate depths at the heart of life.The Braziller Series of Australia Poets continues with the acclaimed poet, Bronwyn Lea, deemed "the brightest light to emer...
Species of Spaces
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ean: 9781848615762, isbn: 1848615760,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
"beautiful and sharp, critical and concise observations… gestures towards a neglected conversation between poetry and cultural studies in Australia." —Tim Wright, Cordite"… one of the most distinctive voices in Australian poetry" —John...
Afloat in Light (UWAP Poetry)
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ean: 9781742589466, isbn: 1742589464,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
David Ades' luminous and honest collection, Afloat in Light, is chiefly a celebration of fatherhood and of paying attention, utilising Simone Weil's notion that 'attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity'. The collection extends to existe...
Mauri Ola: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English (Whetu Moana)
By University of Hawaii Press
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ean: 9780824835415, isbn: 0824835417,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Mauri Ola: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English, edited by Albert Wendt, Reina Whaitiri, and Robert Sullivan, is a follow-up volume to the highly acclaimed Whetu Moana, the first anthropology of Polynesian poems in English edited by Polynesians. ...
By University of Notre Dame Press
ean: 9780268030933, isbn: 0268030936,
Kevin Hart is not only one of Australia's most important poets but a major figure in world poetry. He is a visionary writer who has taken his bearings as much from English Romanticism and European Modernism as from the Bible, Plato, and Meister Eckha...
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ean: 9780393352610, isbn: 0393352617,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
A follow-up to the critically acclaimed Jam Tree Gully, Firebreaks records life and ecology in Western Australia. Known for a poetry both experimental, “activist,” and lyrical that reinvents the pastoral, John Kinsella considers his and his famil...
The Conch Trumpet
By Otago University Press
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ean: 9781877578939, isbn: 1877578932,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Calling to the scattered tribes of contemporary New Zealand, The Conch Trumpet sounds the signal to listen close, critically, and "in alert reverie." David Eggleton’s reach of references, the marriage of high and low, the grasp of popular and class...
By Di Angelo Publications
ean: 9781942549185, isbn: 1942549180,
The urgency and depth of encounter is a recurring theme in the poems of Jo Patti. Questions about loss, love and destiny are spiraled into a mosaic she creates consisting of passages from around the planet, some crystal clear and others enig...
The Best Australian Poems 2017
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ean: 9781863959629, isbn: 1863959629,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
‘I hope you see in these poems what I see: order and rebellion, ardour and irony, beauty and abjection and everything in between.’ —Sarah Holland-BattFor The Best Australian Poems 2017, award-winning poet and critic Sarah Holland-Batt has asse...
The Book of My Enemy: Collected Verse 1958-2003
ean: 9780330420044, isbn: 0330420046,
Following the publication of his 1986 collection, Other Passports , Clive James has emerged as one of the most prominent poets of his generation, going on to publish new works in such mainstream outlets as the TLS, the London Review of Books, the Spe...
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