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- Spinifex Press 2002; US$ 19.95
Looking for a new way forward, or a different explanation? Susan Hawthorne challenges the universal endorsement of global western culture with her concept of biodiversity, arguing that biodiversity is a useful metaphor for understanding social, political, and economic relations in the globalised world of the twenty-first century. more...
- Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 14.95
The butterfly effect is a concept from physics in which it is surmised that small actions can have enormous consequences, and that the flutter of a butterfly's wing on one side of the world can cause devastating storms on the other side. more...
- Spinifex Press 2009; US$ 12.95
It's an eye that radiates out from the personal to the communal, tracking its subject matter through the lenses of history and myth. Susan Hawthorne's poetry shifts with seismic intensity, from tranquility to roar, bureaucratic inertia to survival, and the slow recovery from destruction to regeneration. more...
- Spinifex Press 2011; US$ 14.95
Cow leaps and flies into imaginative realms carrying mythology and language. Cow creates the universe and travels through the sky as a herd of stars. An intriguing rewriting of myth, this book of poems takes the reader on a journey through the history of languages and symbolic traditions. more...
- Spinifex Press 2011; US$ 5.95
Using the differing natures of poetry and prose to sharpen her perspectives on violence Susan Hawthorne's primary companion to this rage is her grief: 'in your heart is a great hollow of pain like the chiselled / sound of a cello washing away the world's grief'. more...
- Spinifex Press 2014; US$ 14.95
Susan Hawthorne is the author of nine collections of poetry. Her book, Cow, was shortlisted for the 2012 Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize. 'Earths Breath' (2009) was shortlisted for the 2010 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. In 2013, Susan was the BR Whiting Library Resident in Rome funded by the Australia Council. more...
- OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 5.99
Nathaniel Hawthorne's romance concerns a group of American expatriates in mid-nineteenth century Italy, and their tragic encounter with the faun-like Italian count, Donatello. It is both a murder story and a parable of the Fall of Man, dominated by the fragility and durability of human life and art. more...