60 Classic Australian Poems

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UNSW Press, 2009 - Poetry - 311 pages
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Featuring notable verses dating from the 19th century to contemporary times, this unique compilation offers a superb introduction to Australia’s poetry scene. With contributions by a prolific poet, this examination includes a short essay following each poem that justifies its “classic” status. Offering such distinct and renowned voices as Adam Lindsay Gordon, Banjo Paterson, and John Kinsella, this collection is sure to be a treasured collection among both poetry fans and English students.  

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About the author (2009)

Geoff Page has taught, edited, written, and reviewed poetry for more than 40 years. He is the author of 16 collections of poetry, including ACT Writing and Publishing Award–winner Darker and Lighter.



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