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'The motif of place is of central importance in Vincent Buckley's poetry and prose. His poem 'Ghosts, Places, Stories, Questions' is a key instance of this. There as elsewhere Buckley inflects the notion of place to encompass the heroic, the domestic, and the lyrical. In other writings he explores what it is for the body to be the self's place: for certain geographic locales to be sacred spaces or places: and for place to be the milieu in which others are encountered. Increasingly he conceives of the English language itself as the privileged place of his imagination.' (Source:

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    y separately published work icon JASAL Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature; Vincent Buckley Special Issue Special Issue 2010 Z1674811 2010 periodical issue

    'This Special Issue of JASAL, derives from the mini-conference 'Vincent Buckley 20 Years After: Life, Work, Politics and Times'. It embraces the life, work, politics and times of Buckley. Taking its cue from the mini-conference, this Special Issue is deliberately multimodal: it reaches out to the many contexts—literary, cultural, historical, and personal—which envelop Buckley's life and work.'

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