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Issue Details: First known date: 1930... 1930 Killed in the Street
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Wild Swan : Poems Mary Gilmore , Melbourne : Robertson and Mullens , 1930 Z316372 1930 selected work poetry Melbourne : Robertson and Mullens , 1930 pg. 174
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Mary Gilmore : A Tribute Barrie Ovenden (editor), Dymphna Cusack (editor), T. Inglis Moore (editor), Sydney : Australasian Book Society , 1965 Z81377 1965 selected work biography poetry Sydney : Australasian Book Society , 1965 pg. 203
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Sense, Shape, Symbol : An Investigation of Australian Poetry Brian Keyte (editor), Putney : Phoenix Education , 2013 6310209 2013 anthology criticism poetry

    'Sense, Shape, Symbol is an investigation of Australian poetry. It explores the ways in which poets succeed, or fail, in their attempts to bring their experience to life.

    Their primary raw materials are the five senses - sight, sound, smell, taste and touch - the means by which we all experience our world.

    Poets also like to experiment with the shape of their writing, starting with the qualities of vowels and consonants, of syllables, and of rhyme, metre and rhythm.

    Working poets make particular use of the metaphor, of the connections that they suggest between normally unlike things, to express their response to their subject.

    The collection explores the work of five poets who have played an important, influential part in the development of Australian poetry: Judith Wright, Oodgeroo Noonuccal, David Malouf, Les Murray and Mark O’Connor.

    The final chapter looks at some of the common concerns that can create conflict in our lives, such as gender, race, age, and socio-economic status, and other issues that create fear and that encourage hope.

    The collection is intended to allow readers to become familiar with the techniques that poets use, and to develop their own poetic writing in an informed way.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Putney : Phoenix Education , 2013
    pg. 56
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