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Causal: Speaking the Future
By Spuyten Duyvil Publishing
ean: 9781947980518, isbn: 1947980513,
If Margie Cronin were Pablo Neruda, or John Ashbery, or Frederick Seidel, for example, she’d be all over the NYTBR, NYRB, Paris Review, and etc. But she is Margie Cronin (and not that she could have been anyone else, to be sure). Think Lorine Niede...
A Canoe in Midstream: Poems New & Old
By Canterbury University Press
mpn: 4357899, ean: 9781877257797, isbn: 1877257796,
This fifth volume of poetry from a beloved New Zealand troubadour includes new work and some old favorites, including "Sad Joke on a Marae" and "Coca-Cola Jesus and Mitsubishi Mary." Taylor's poems vary in tone, from rage to quiet meditation, ...
Selected Poems: James K. Baxter
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ean: 9781847770479, isbn: 1847770479,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Divided into four stages to reflect the development of James K. Baxter’s work from the 1940s to 1972, this innovative assortment combines the poet’s widely known poems with more unusual and previously unpublished works. Placing these works in the...
Where the Lost Things Go
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ean: 9781910669907, isbn: 1910669903,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
This collection of poems, by Irish Australian poet Casey, traces the experience of losing oneself through life's most formative journeys - from child to parent and rural-dweller to urbanite, against the backdrop of voluntary exile from one's homeland...
The Red Sea
By Baskerville Publishers, Inc.
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ean: 9781880909782, isbn: 1880909782,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Clive James says of Edgar's poetry, "Here is the poetry of someone who has been granted all the gifts, including a sense of proportion so concentrated that it sings." James was so taken with the poetry that he flew to Australia to meet and talk with ...
By Auckland University Press
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mpn: 26820662, ean: 9781869408725, isbn: 1869408721,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Built around the abyss, the tightrope, and the trick that we all have to perform to walk across it, Pasifika poetry warrior Selina Tusitala Marsh brings to life in Tightrope her ongoing dialogue with memory, life and death to find out whether ‘stor...
Waiting for the Past
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ean: 9781784101169, isbn: 1784101168,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
The clearly focused lyrics of Les Murray’s Waiting for the Past are rich in topographies and the languages peculiar to them —wonga vines, lyre birds, gum trees, shrike thrushes, tallow boughs, boab trees, the octopus in Wylies Baths killed by ste...
In Defence of Hawaiian Shirts
By Brand: Interactive Publications
mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781921479410, isbn: 1921479418,
B N Oakman's deceptively conversational tone and wry humour complement writing that is elegant, sometimes confronting, and which shuns obscurity in favour of clarity. He elicits feeling through style, phrasing and understatement rather than by imposi...
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ean: 9781857548389, isbn: 1857548388,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Taking as its subject the natural world and the arbitrary aspects of human life, this collection includes concrete poems, rhymed lyrics and epigrams, discursive philosophical discourse, and free-verse poetry. Formally diverse and endlessly inventive,...
Cloudless: A novel in verse
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781742587561, isbn: 1742587569,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
It's a still, hot summer in Perth, Australia. The heat is shimmering off the city's glass buildings, with not much to do but surrender to the cool of Beatty Park's swimming pool. However, something is moving amid all the stillness - a hidden snake sl...
The Jean Genie
By Independently published
ean: 9781977061560, isbn: 1977061567,
Acclaimed New Zealand poet Mercedes Webb-Pullman’s new collection THE JEAN GENIE is a gorgeous and startling work, a collection of poetry influenced by and paying homage to Jean Genet. Ms. Pullman paints portraits inspired by Genet’s Our Lady of ...
The Dawn is At Hand
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ean: 9780714529219, isbn: 0714529214,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The distinguished composer Malcolm Williamson set her poems as a choral symphony under the title 'The Dawn is at Hand', for the official celebrations of the Australian bi-centenary. He said, 'Kath Walker has distinguished herself as the spokesperson ...
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...
mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780979378805, isbn: 097937880X,
This collection of postcolonial poems by an emerging Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) young woman poet from Hilo, Hawaii reflects a politically resistant fusion of hip hop, slam, hula, chant and mele. The title, Honua, means "land" or "earth." Poet Mic...
Tigers at Awhitu (Oxford Poets)
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ean: 9781903039991, isbn: 1903039991,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Passionate and carefully crafted, this collection of poetry offers an unflinching exploration of life and death and of the spirit’s relationship to the world. Charting the drifts and tides of intimate relationships, these poems emerge out of a prof...
A TransPacific Poetics
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ean: 9781933959320, isbn: 1933959320,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Poetry. Pacific Studies. A TRANSPACIFIC POETICS is a collection of poetry, essays, and poetics committed to transcultural experimental witness in both hemispheres of the Pacific and Oceania. The works in ATPP re-map identity and locale in their modes...
Captain Cook in the Underworld
By Auckland University Press
sku: AKA1869402812, ean: 9781869402815, isbn: 1869402812,
Captain Cook in the Underworld is a book-length poem by a gifted poet, an archetypal exploration of Western mythology and legend as it `discovers' itself in the South Pacific.Originally commissioned as the libretto for a new work with composer John P...
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...
Around the Boree Log and Other Verses (Dodo Press)
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ean: 9781409917465, isbn: 1409917460,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Monsignor Patrick Joseph Hartigan (1878-1952) was an Australian Roman Catholic priest, educator, author and poet. He was born at Yass in New South Wales. He ministered as a peripatetic curate to the southern New South Wales and Riverina towns of Thur...
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