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'Geoff Page's anthology complements J.T. Laid's 1971 publication (also from the Australian War Memorial), Other Banners : An Anthology of Australian Literature in the First World War. Page's collection seems destined to become a collector's item, not least among those who chart Australia's attempts to revise its national self-image.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon The Poetic Eye : Occasional Writings 1982-2012 Michael Sharkey , Netherlands : Brill , 2016 10632316 2016 selected work criticism

    'This volume contains a selection of the Australian poet Michael Sharkey’s uncollected essays and occasional writings on poetics and poets, chiefly Australian and New Zealand. Reviews and conversations with other poets highlight Sharkey’s concern with preserving and interrogating cultural memory and his engagement with the practice and championing of poetry. Poets discussed range from Lord Byron to colonial-era and early twentieth-century poets (Francis Adams, David McKee Wright, and Zora Cross), underrepresented Australian women poets of World War I, traditionalists and experimentalists, including several ‘New Australian Poetry’ activists of the 1970s, and contemporary Australian and New Zealand poets. Writings on poetics address form and tradition, the teaching and reception of poetry, and canon-formation. The collection is culled from commissioned and occasional contributions to anthologies of practical poetics, journals devoted to literary and cultural history and book reviewing, as well as newspaper and small-magazine features from the 1980s to the present. The writing reflects Sharkey’s poetic practice and pedagogy relating to the teaching of literature, rhetorical analysis, cultural studies, and writing in universities'.

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Netherlands : Brill , 2016
    pg. 68-70
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