Books in category Poetry – Australian & Oceanian | Page 3

  • The Best Australian Poems 2016

    The Best Australian Poems 2016
    Sarah Holland-Batt

    Demonstrating the diversity, inventive brilliance and dynamism of our country’s finest poets, this collection features work from both rising stars and well-known figures, and presents a dazzling array of themes and styles.

  • Smoke Encrypted Whispers

    Smoke Encrypted Whispers
    Samuel Wagan Watson

    Exhilarating road poems, urban songlines and ancestral ties are the hallmarks of this popular young poet. This collection contains poems from all of Watson's publications as well as his unpublished new work.

  • Fresh News from the Arctic

    Fresh News from the Arctic
    Libby Hart

    This is a collection that investigates the human experience, parting the veil of the mundane to reveal passion, beauty, myth and mystery.

  • Words for Trees

    Words for Trees
    Barbara Folkart

    In this Ottawa writer’s first volume of verse, there are trees, of course—catalpas on stained-glass transoms, an ever-present crabappel, nameless species in whose bare branches the winter solstice lurks.

  • Holocaust Island

    Holocaust Island
    Graeme Dixon

    Contrasted with these are poems of spirited humour and sharp satire. In "Holocaust Island" a powerful new voice emerges from a history of displacement.

  • The Even More Complete Book Of Australian Verse Text Classics

    The Even More Complete Book Of Australian Verse: Text Classics
    John Clarke

    Possibly the most important anthology ever published. The definitive collection featuring key works by such famous Australian poets as Gavin Milton, Arnold Wordsworth, Sylvia Blath, Very Manly Hopkins, R.A.C.V. Milne and Dylan Thompson.

  • Nefertiti in the Flak Tower

    Nefertiti in the Flak Tower
    Clive James

    But despite the dizzying variety, James’ poetic intention becomes increasingly clear: what marks this collection out is his intensified concentration on the individual poem as self-contained universe.

  • Honua

    Honua
    Sage Uilani Takehiro

    This collection of postcolonial poems by an emerging Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) young woman poet from Hilo, Hawaii reflects a politically resistant fusion of hip hop, slam, hula, chant and mele. The title, Honua, means "land" or "earth.

  • Even Grimmer Tales

    Even Grimmer Tales
    Valerie Volk

    With witty prose pieces to set the scene and Leszek Hermanowicz's clever drawings to enhance the mood, each poem becomes a tour de force, demonstrating how these tales still have relevance today. The Brothers would certainly approve!

  • New Selected Poems

    New Selected Poems
    Les Murray

    For working always beyond your own intelligence. —from "The Instrument" New Selected Poems contains Les Murray's own gathering from the full range of his poetry—from the 1960s through Taller When Prone (2004) and including previously …

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