Family ties: Australian poems of the family
This anthology presents almost 250 poems with the themes of family life, relationships within families, and the role of the family house, rituals and family occasions. Over 150 Australian poets are represented, including many Aboriginal poets for example, Oodgeroo, Bobbi Sykes and Lionel Fogarty. Arranged chronologically, features poets from the colonial period to the present. Includes indexes of themes, poets and titles and first lines.
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Mary Fullerton 18681946
James Michael 182468
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