A major work of lyrical complexity and ethical vision, a turning point for a maturing and daring imagination. The poems are alert, assured and readable, concentrating with sensual, empathic intelligence on extraordinarily everyday happenings. Australian poet. (Source: TROVE)
'This is a comprehensive survey of Australian poetic achievement, ranging from early colonial and indigenous verse to contemporary work, from the major poets to those who deserve to be better recognised.' (Provided by the publisher).