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From publisher's blurb: 'Symbolism introduced a metaphysical, intellectual strand throughout the 20th century, visible in the work of Kenneth Slessor, Judith Wright and Patrick White, and in the reactions of Hope and McAuley. John Hawke follows this rich and complex tradition into recent poetry; he compares the impact of Vitalism, promoted by Norman Lindsay and manifest in such poets as Slessor, Francis Webb and Douglas Stewart. His book also investigates fascinating dialogues involving P. R. Stephensen, Jack Lindsay, A. R. Chisholm, Randolph Hughes and others, and the extremist views which grew for some of them out of their positions on the Symbolist aesthetic.'

Contents

* Contents derived from the Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,:University of Wollongong Press , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Philosophy of Symbolism : Christopher Brennan and Arthur Symons, John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism (p. 12-27)
From Symbolism to Modernism : A. R. Chisholm, Randolph Hughes and Edmund Wilson, John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism (p. 28-40)
The Politics of Symbolism : Correspondence of Randolph Hughes and Jack Lindsay, John Hawke , 2000 single work criticism The Politics of Symbolism: Correspondence of Randolph Hughes (p. 41-63)
Lindsayan Vitalism : Jack Lindsay, Norman Lindsay and P. R. Stephensen, John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism (p. 64-83)
The Art of Magic : Kenneth Slessor, John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism (p. 84-109)
The Moving Image : Judith Wright's Symbolist Language, John Hawke , 2001 single work criticism (p. 110-133)
Post-Symbolism : James McAuley, A. D. Hope and Patrick White, John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism (p. 134-151)

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Works about this Work

"A Fluke? [N]ever!" : Reading Chris Edwards Kate Fagan , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 1 2012;
'This paper investigates the use of collage, mimicry and hieroglyphics by the innovative Australian poet Chris Edwards in his latest book of poetry, People of Earth (Vagabond Press, 2011). With scissors in hand, Edwards goes hunting for Jacques Derrida's "non-phonetic functions" and "operative silences of alphabetic writing", those poetical score-marks that are neither "factual accident nor waste" (Derrida, 'The Pit and the Pyramid'), but rather, endlessly renewable resources. The collagist is a recycler and composter, and also a compositor - a filmic sculptor who tricks visual fragments into new entities. Edwards is a deft and seamless crafter, often producing grammatically flawless collages whose motion from scene to scene is subtle and kaleidoscopic. An appendix to People of Earth compiles hundreds of texts that are sources for Edwards' poems. They are a gentle invitation to detective work, but mostly, a museum of tools tended by a fastidious drafter. This paper will explore the radical materialism of Chris Edwards while invoking along the way the ghosts of Christopher Brennan, Charlie Chaplin, Stéphane Mallarmé and Charles Olson.
Untitled David Callahan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 4 no. 4 2010;

— Review of Australian Literature and the Symbolist Movement John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism
Poetry Lives, OK? Jaya Savige , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , June vol. 5 no. 5 2010; (p. 16-17)
Savige responds to recent criticism of contemporary Australian poetry by Ian McFarlane and Christopher Bantick and discusses several recent critical works on Australian poetry.
Untitled Robin Marsden , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 2 2009; (p. 241-247)

— Review of Australian Literature and the Symbolist Movement John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism
Mallarme Rechauffe Jeffrey Poacher , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 315 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Australian Literature and the Symbolist Movement John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism
Mallarme Rechauffe Jeffrey Poacher , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 315 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Australian Literature and the Symbolist Movement John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism
Untitled Robin Marsden , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 2 2009; (p. 241-247)

— Review of Australian Literature and the Symbolist Movement John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism
Untitled David Callahan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 4 no. 4 2010;

— Review of Australian Literature and the Symbolist Movement John Hawke , 2009 single work criticism
Poetry Lives, OK? Jaya Savige , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , June vol. 5 no. 5 2010; (p. 16-17)
Savige responds to recent criticism of contemporary Australian poetry by Ian McFarlane and Christopher Bantick and discusses several recent critical works on Australian poetry.
"A Fluke? [N]ever!" : Reading Chris Edwards Kate Fagan , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 1 2012;
'This paper investigates the use of collage, mimicry and hieroglyphics by the innovative Australian poet Chris Edwards in his latest book of poetry, People of Earth (Vagabond Press, 2011). With scissors in hand, Edwards goes hunting for Jacques Derrida's "non-phonetic functions" and "operative silences of alphabetic writing", those poetical score-marks that are neither "factual accident nor waste" (Derrida, 'The Pit and the Pyramid'), but rather, endlessly renewable resources. The collagist is a recycler and composter, and also a compositor - a filmic sculptor who tricks visual fragments into new entities. Edwards is a deft and seamless crafter, often producing grammatically flawless collages whose motion from scene to scene is subtle and kaleidoscopic. An appendix to People of Earth compiles hundreds of texts that are sources for Edwards' poems. They are a gentle invitation to detective work, but mostly, a museum of tools tended by a fastidious drafter. This paper will explore the radical materialism of Chris Edwards while invoking along the way the ghosts of Christopher Brennan, Charlie Chaplin, Stéphane Mallarmé and Charles Olson.
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