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The Bush Poet By Zara Borthwick, Nicholas Arnold
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The Bush Poet, featuring the great poem, My Heart the Starry Land is a unique voice in Australian literature. The romantic colour and form of the language identifies all that is truly great in an... More > Australian experience of the landscape, the sea and the outback. The Bush Poet sings through all wide open spaces of the heart.< Less
A Poet's Life By Marje Pizer
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The definitive Collection of Marjorie Pizer's poetry
A Poet's Life By Marje Pizer
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The definitive Collection of Marjorie Pizer's poetry
A Poet's Life By Marjorie Pizer
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1963 - 2005 Poems The definitive collection of Marjorie Pizer's poetry
An Australian Bird Book (Illustrated) By J. A. Leach
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This little book should do much to popularize bird-study and to spread a knowledge of our common birds among our people. I hope devoutly that an effort will be made to give them suitable names. We... More > should give them names a poet or a child can use. A Chaucer poring lovingly over his favorite flower, the daisy, could call it by a name which is itself full of poetry. Even the unimaginative< Less
The Poet of Oz By Alan Smith
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Alan Smith was a officer in the Royal Australian Navy for 25 years before retiring to teach Business Communication in the New South Wales TAFE system. A Parkinson's sufferer, he now lives in a Sydney... More > nursing home. His poetry shows his compassion for his fellow man and documents the progress of his disease.< Less
An Outback Marriage : A Story of Australian Life By Andrew Barton Paterson
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A 1906 novel detailing daily rural life and Outback challenges in historical Australia. Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson (17 February 1864 – 5 February 1941) was a famous Australian... More > bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas, including the district around Binalong, New South Wales where he spent much of his childhood.< Less
Richard Wagner As Poet and Thinker By Bruce Steele
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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. An authority on German... More > literature, Robertson offers an engaging account of the poems in the light of nineteenth-century drama and the changing currents of social and religious thought. John George Robertson was foundation professor of German Language and Literature in London University, 1903-33. He was the husband of Australian novelist Henry Handel Richardson. Their lifelong love of Wagner's operas, which began when they met in Leipzig as students in the 1880s, is evident in this book.< Less
From a Great Height By Porno Poet
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“A fool stands at a precipice. Chained at the ankle, he can only gaze down, longing for the fall. What makes him a fool - the longing? Or the chain?” A case study in the censorship of... More > poetry in the C21st. Anthologized for a limited time only - with a tell-all introduction - are the controversial poems of Australia's "Porno Poet", an anonymous scribe who scandalized the parochial South Australian capital city of Adelaide in 2007-2009 by reading "obscene" verse at the town's arts-conscious literary establishment, the ironically named "Friendly Street". Threatened with physical violence, accused of witchcraft (the first time an Australian poet had been so accused since the 1950s) and denounced with a derogatory moniker pinned on him by no less than a spokesperson from the South Australian Writers' Centre (an organization dedicated to supporting writers), "The Porno Poet" disappeared as suddenly as he arrived after his work was banned and the microphone turned off during his performances.< Less
Poeta Nacitur Non Fit - (A Poet Is Born, Not Made) By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Poetry of an Australian post-war baby boomer, who grew up in the 60's era.