100 Australian Poems You Need To Know

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100 Australian Poems You Need To Know

100 Australian Poems You Need To Know By Jamie Grant Australian Poems You Need To Know This lively collection neatly captures the humor and verve of Australian poetrypast and present The poets included range from Francis Macnamara and Charles Harpur noted authors from the th century t

  • Title: 100 Australian Poems You Need To Know
  • Author: Jamie Grant
  • ISBN: 9781740666206
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 100 Australian Poems You Need To Know By Jamie Grant This lively collection neatly captures the humor and verve of Australian poetrypast and present The poets included range from Francis Macnamara and Charles Harpur noted authors from the 19th century through the later years of CJ Dennis and Henry Lawson and right up to today s leading stars, among them Gig Ryan, David Malouf, Stephen McInerney, and Kate Jennings For anyonThis lively collection neatly captures the humor and verve of Australian poetrypast and present The poets included range from Francis Macnamara and Charles Harpur noted authors from the 19th century through the later years of CJ Dennis and Henry Lawson and right up to today s leading stars, among them Gig Ryan, David Malouf, Stephen McInerney, and Kate Jennings For anyone curious about what makes Australians who they are, this is a key compendium for understanding the warmth and vigor of the national character.
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    1. Val H. on said:

      I love poetry almost unreservedly and I love anthologies This book satisfied me on every level The poems were arranged in chronological order according to the author s date of birth, while simultaneously appearing under categories such as Convict and Stockrider , Bastard and Bushranger , Melbourne and Sydney and The Generation of X, Y and Z Only one poem per poet was selected and the pages beautifully illustrated with line drawings of birds by Bridget Farmer A foreword by Philip Adams and brief [...]

    2. Rosa Macpherson on said:

      Out of 100 poems one stood outRobert Gray s In Departing Light.A long prose poem it perfectly captures the love, anguish and horror of a child parent relationship where the child waits and watches as his mother slowly succumbs to dementia Sounds miserable as a description but the poem itself is far from miserable, it is a loving and moving depiction of an adult child trying to let go Echoes and resonances for us all Sadly there was little else in the collection to move me.

    3. Ann Tonks on said:

      I so hoped to be thrilled by this collection and instead, I was disappointed There were only 2 or 3 poems that I actually enjoyed The best part of the book were the brilliant illustrations but I can t work out who did them.

    4. Leroy Wilson on said:

      All the usual names of Australian poetry Good but not as good as I thought it was going to be when I bought it.

    5. Melissa on said:

      This anthology of poems was compiled by Jamie Grant who has published some 195 poems and worked as a journalist and reviewer.The anthology consists of one poem from each of his chosen authors and includes a short biography on each author at the end of the book The collection includes verse from well known Australian writers such as Banjo Patterson, Henry Lawson and Dorothea Mackellar but also includes a delightful array of obscure entrants Many of the included writers contributed work for The B [...]

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