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Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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  • A collection of essays discussing many aspects of the writing of poetry.
  • Edited versions of lectures given at the Wollongong Poetry Workshop over a period of four weeks.
  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Introduction by Ron Pretty: The essays in this book are edited versions of lectures selected from those given at the Wollongong Poetry Workshops over a period of four years...


* Contents derived from the Five Islands Press , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Poetry : What Kind of Behaviour Is That?, Kevin Brophy , 2001 single work criticism (p. 9-23)
Howi"how these pieces of paper: lined unlined small large crinkled smooth", Joanne Burns , 1991 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
What a Difference a Dot Makes : Poetry and Punctuation, Joanne Burns , 2003 single work essay (p. 24-36)
Pulpi"In love", Keri Glastonbury , 1998 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Slow as an Adjectivei"the day's drifting into afternoon and there's", Joanne Burns , 1995 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
Flesh (for L.B.)i"there's always room to spread", Joanne Burns , 1994 single work poetry (p. 28)
People Like Thati"people like that: who pause in the middle of the road", Joanne Burns , 1994 single work poetry (p. 29)
Conviction: A Transcripti"i want to share with you a fabulous new range of saucepans: each", Joanne Burns , 1992 single work poetry (p. 30)
The Dalai Lama at Darling Harbouri"to see the Buddha of Compassion in human form", Carolyn Gerrish , 1993 single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Praise and Blame : Multiple Divisions in the Body of Poetry, Kevin Brophy , 2003 single work essay
This article explores description of and by women, raising the questions: What is it we do when we describe? How do we avoid cliche on the one hand, and appropriation on the other?
(p. 37-48)
By Their Poems Ye Shall Know Them : Poemi"All I know about poetry is that it has", Sylvia Kantaris , 1970 single work poetry (p. 41)
Sentiment and Sentimentality, Ron Pretty , 2003 single work essay (p. 75-89)
Night Out with Cattlei"Driving back over the black paddocks", Ron Pretty , 1988 single work poetry (p. 80-81)
Parody and Co, Michael Sharkey , 2003 single work essay (p. 90-105)
For Australiai"Behold I am lean, O Lord, and all my ribs are numbered of the Devil.", D. M. W. , 1910 single work poetry (p. 98-99)
Black Fridayi"The presage of large triumph fills my soul!", Pat O'Maori , 1910 single work poetry satire (p. 100-102)
Reviewing, Brook Emery , 2003 single work essay (p. 106-113)
Petals in the Grand Canyon : Poetry Publishing in Australia, Ron Pretty , 2002 single work essay (p. 114-124)
Why Poetry Matters, Debbie Westbury , 2003 single work essay (p. 125-128)

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