Peter Craven highlights some of the major movements in the development of Australian poetry of the twentieth century. He explains his rationale for the publication of The Best Australian Poems 2003 and his selection policy, and provides a brief overview of some of the contents.
Series:yThe Best Australian PoemsBlack Inc.
Melbourne:Black Inc.,2003-Z18451842003series - publisher poetry 'Each year the Best Australian collections - essays, stories and poems - bring together the best and brightest that has been written across the country. Selected by an eminent writer, these are collections that show the full range of writing we produce, recalling the year that has just been.' (From the publisher's website.)