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  • The Long Road to Teatimeby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    Anna Jackson?s first solo collection of poems, The Long Road to Teatime, opened a door into the world of family. The Long Road to Teatime includes six playful, warm and allusive sequences, literary variations on domestic life, domestic takes on literature. It mixes the literary, the domestic and the political with ease and assurance, the different... more...

  • The Gas Leakby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    A thoughtful, disturbing and darkly funny new collection by Anna Jackson, The Gas Leak offers a glimpse of the gaps and cracks that can exist between family members in everyday life. In the first section, a gas-fitter slips in and out of his own and other people?s lives with his ‘master key?, concerned by his strained marriage and his adulterous... more...

  • The Pastoral Kitchenby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    In this collection, Anna Jackson?s poems deal thoughtfully and elegantly with motherhood, family, and the environment. Her ideas often assume unexpected forms, appearing as hens, vending machines, or grass within her poetry. Also addressed in these poems is the fate of today?s animals in their restricted habitats, which is dealt with in poems such... more...

  • Catullus for Childrenby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    Caught between the two cities of Hamilton and Wellington, poet Anna Jackson returns to her favourite themes of domestic life, her children and the Russian poet she loves in Catullus for Children. In the first part of Catullus for Children, Anna Jackson adapts some of Catullus?s famous verse to the playground, sharply noting the obsessions and the... more...

  • Thicketby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    In Anna Jackson?s fifth collection of poetry Thicket, a rich and leafy life is closing in on the poet. But a thicket is also something to walk out of, and Jackson offers us fairytale breadcrumb tracks to follow, through poems that consider badminton at dusk, Virgil at bedtime, theory over wine; shimmering, multi-faceted poems of swans and puppets,... more...

  • The Pastoral Kitchenby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2002; US$ 15.99

    In this collection, Anna Jackson's poems deal thoughtfully and elegantly with motherhood, family, and the environment. Her ideas often assume unexpected forms, appearing as hens, vending machines, or grass within her poetry. Also addressed in these poems is the fate of today's animals in their restricted habitats, which is dealt with in poems such... more...

  • The Long Road to Teatimeby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2000; US$ 15.99

    An enchanting collection by a new young poet, this includes six playful, warm and allusive sequences, literary variations on domestic life, domestic takes on literature. more...

  • The Gas Leakby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    This thoughtful, disturbing, and darkly funny new collection explores the theme of uneasy domestic life in poems arranged in three sequences and narrated by a gas fitter, his wife, and their teenage daughter. Without explicit storytelling, the secrets and peculiarities of each character are revealed in technically superb poetry that is deceptively... more...

  • Thicketby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    In Anna Jackson?s fifth collection of poetry, a rich and leafy life closes in on the New Zealand poet. Scenarios from home and work join fairy-tale tropes in these multifaceted poems that preoccupy themselves with thickets of language and other tangles and examine the relationship between “I? and “you.? Venturing into the realm of academia, the zoo,... more...

  • Catullus for Childrenby Anna Jackson

    Auckland University Press 2004; US$ 15.99

    The verse of Latin poet Catullus is reinterpreted for the modern world in this collection of poetry that incorporates classical ideas through domestic and maternal themes. With wit, originality, and tenderness, famous poetry from Catullus is adapted to the playground, the home, and the family to capture the fear, anxiety, and delight of childhood.... more...