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- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
John Kinsella explores a contemporary poetics and pedagogy as it emerges from his reflections on his own writing and teaching, and on the work of other poets, particularly contemporary writers with which he feels some affinity. At the heart of the book is Kinsella's attempt to elaborate his vision of a species of pastoral that is adequate to a... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2011; US$ 24.99
The first of its kind, this landmark poetry anthology contains the work of Australia?s major poets as well as lesser-known but equally affecting writers of Australian poetry since 1788. Ranging from concrete to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naďve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse, this work also features... more...
- Giramondo Publishing 2012; US$ 17.99
Jennifer Maidens poems are like verse essays, subjecting the political issues of our time, and the figures who dominate them, to a fierce scrutiny, while allowing the personal aspects of experience to be portrayed in the most delicate and imaginative ways. This is the quality of liquid nitrogen which gives the book its title - the frozen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95
Contemporary women writers in these two societies are still writing about similar issues as did earlier generations of women, such as exclusions from discourses of nation, a problematic relationship to place and belonging, relations with indigenous people and the way in which women's subjectivity has been constructed through national stereotypes and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 33.00
This book introduces in a lively and succinct way the major writers, literary movements, styles and genres that, at the beginning of a new century, are seen as constituting the field of 'Australian literature'. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 20.86
A charming and thoroughly modern-day Scheherazade, Rosie shares with us her piquant and utterly engaging views on life and love, marriage and mating, desire and destiny as she tackles the sometimes thorny business of making her way through life. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1996; US$ 17.50
Black Mary is a play telling the story of Aboriginal bushranger Mary Ann and her partner, Captain Thunderbolt, roaming north-western New South Wales in the mid-nineteenth century. A contemporary play, Gunjies combines family life, young love, a football match and a debutante ball with political activism, racial discrimination and uneasy relations with... more...
- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2004; US$ 45.00
Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters gives up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the characters of the classics to the main figures in popular contemporary literature. Over 6,500 entries provide a guide to the wealth of characters created by writers in English from the Wife of Bath to Bertie Wooster, and Tom Sawyer to Harry Potter.... more...
- Spinifex Press 2000; US$ 12.95
These poems are an evocative documentation of the harrowing experiences of a child living in a hostile and unhappy home. Pain and bitterness accompany the conflicting emotions of growing up in a family torn apart by domestic violence and alcoholism. more...