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A listing of titles from the Poetry History and Criticism category.


Barcroft Boake
W.F. Refshauge
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History & the Poet
Robert Wood
History & the Poet is a series of essays on contemporary Australian poetry. In language clear and precise, Robert Wood poses philosophical and ideological questions that matter for poetry now.
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Intention and Unintention or the Hyperconscious in Contemporary Lyric Impulse
Grant Caldwell
The question of how lyric poetry is written, especially in the moment when it first arrives with a poet, is vexed. Grant Caldwells discussion of the hyperconscious and of poetic unintentionality in the contemporary lyric impulse constitutes an original contribution to knowledge in this field ...
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Networked Language — Culture and history in Australian poetry
Philip Mead
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Richard Wagner As Poet and Thinker: Ten Lectures by JG Robertson
Bruce Steele
Richard Wagner as poet? Yes! This hitherto unpublished study invites the reader to see Wagner's texts not just as opera librettos but as dramatic poems in their own right
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Searching for The Man from Snowy River
W.F. Refshauge
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Stay on Message: Poetry and Truthfulness in Political Speech
Tom Clark
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Wild Bleak Bohemia: Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon & Henry Kendall
Michael Wilding
The story of three troubled geniuses of Australian writing and their world of poetry and poverty, alcohol and opiates, horse-racing and theatre, journalism and publishing.
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