Bone Yard, South Brisbane single work   poetry   "the swing in the Musgrave Park tonight"
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Hotel Bone Sam Wagan Watson , Newtown : Vagabond Press , 2001 Z823151 2001 selected work poetry Newtown : Vagabond Press , 2001
  • Appears in:
    y Thirty Australian Poets Felicity Plunkett (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2011 Z1811253 2011 anthology poetry

    'A landmark anthology celebrating a new generation of Australian poets.

    '1968 marked a turning point in Australian poetry, when a dynamic wave of new poets sought to revitalise a "moribund poetic culture". At the helm of that generation was John Tranter who argued that there would be cycles or generations of poets with peak moments where new poets would emerge to revitalise the culture.

    'Forty years later, with a spate of superb debut collections, Australian poetry has never looked so energetic and vital. From the imaginatively mind-boggling to the exquisitely lyrical, from tender and edgy erotic currents to wild feats of intellect and playfulness, the dynamism of contemporary Australian poetry is abundantly evident.

    'Thirty Australian Poets is the first anthology to celebrate the generation of poets born after 1968 and includes a wonderful diversity of voices and styles, from re-imagined versions of traditional forms to the experimental and avant-garde. This groundbreaking anthology captures the spirit of an exciting generation who, between them, have won every major poetry award, and made the renaissance of Australian poetry impossible to ignore.' (From the publisher's website.)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2011
    pg. 251
Last amended 19 Jun 2014 12:59:32
Subjects:
  • South Brisbane, South Brisbane - East Brisbane area, Brisbane - South & South West, Brisbane, Queensland,
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