The Puncher & Wattmann anthology of Australian poetry

The Puncher & Wattmann anthology of Australian poetry

The Puncher Wattmann anthology of Australian poetry The rich diversity of Australian poetry stands in no need of makeovers or prescriptions What will benefit it is attentive and brilliant readers of whom John Leonard is without doubt one of its finest

  • Title: The Puncher & Wattmann anthology of Australian poetry
  • Author: John Leonard
  • ISBN: 9781921450297
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • The rich diversity of Australian poetry stands in no need of makeovers or prescriptions What will benefit it is attentive and brilliant readers, of whom John Leonard is without doubt one of its finest Martin HarrisonAustralian poetry from a 21st century perspective, with a selection from a wide range of living poets as well as familiar voices from the past There is anThe rich diversity of Australian poetry stands in no need of makeovers or prescriptions What will benefit it is attentive and brilliant readers, of whom John Leonard is without doubt one of its finest Martin HarrisonAustralian poetry from a 21st century perspective, with a selection from a wide range of living poets as well as familiar voices from the past There is an emphasis on social observation and personal experience of Australia s changing history that gives new context to poetry by previous generations from Wright and Hope through Lawson and Paterson to Harpur, Kendall and the poets of early settlement Susan LeverTwo centuries of poetic achievement demonstrating no, crying out full throatedly that it is our poets who manifest a pungent awareness that language is an inheritance we accept for alteration and renewal This selection is panoramic, but it also has a depth and a thoughtfulness in its clusters of poems by 164 original, funny, perplexing, and gifted poets If you love poetry, this book will amplify that love and if you are a teacher or student of poetry, read this anthology over and over Lyn McCreddenJohn Leonard, born in 1940, taught poetry at Monash and James Cook Universities He is founder of John Leonard Press, and has edited the anthologies Seven Centuries of Poetry in English 5th ed 2003 , New Music 2001 , Australian Verse An Oxford Anthology 1998 and Contemporary Australian Poetry 1990.

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