Old/new World: New & Selected Poems

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UQP, 2007 - Poetry - 350 pages
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Elegiac, meditative, and lyrical, these poems explore the lives of postwar immigrants in Australia and chronicle their struggle for identity and integration in a foreign society. Along with new work, this collection includes the poem "Immigrant Chronicle" and a generous selection of previously published poems. 

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Contents

from There Behind the Lids 1970
1
from Headwaters 1972
7
from Immigrant Chronicle 1975
34
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About the author (2007)

Peter Skrzynecki is an associate professor at the University of Western Sydney. He is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose, including the short story collection The Wild Dogs, and a memoir, The Sparrow Garden.  

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