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The Best 100 Poems Of Gwen Harwood

Author : Gwen Harwood
ISBN : 9781922231864
Genre : Poetry
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O could one write as one makes love when all is given and nothing kept, then language might put by at last its coy elisions and inept withdrawals, yield, and yielding cast aside like useless clothes the crust of worn and shabby use, and trust its candour to the urgent mind its beauty to the searching tongue. Gwen Harwood's work is defined by a moving sensuality, a twinkling irreverence and a sly wit. This anthology brings together the best 100 of her poems, as selected and compiled by her son, the writer John Harwood.
Category: Poetry

A Steady Storm Of Correspondence

Author : Gwen Harwood
ISBN : 0702232572
Genre : Poetry
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Gwen Harwood has long been recognised as one of Australia's finest poets and librettists. She had a quicksilver intellect and a rare ability to go directly to the heart of whatever occupied her. Generosity of spirit, biting wit, and a superb command of a language characterise both her poetry and her letters to friends.The letters in this edition - written between 1943 and her death in 1995 - present a strong claim that Gwen Harwood be considered this country's greatest letter-writer. The selection includes less than one-tenth of the letters transcribed by her biographer Gregory Kratzmann. Half of the letters here were written to her good friend Tony Riddell, to whom she dedicated all but the last of her volumes of poetry. Her correspondents include major figures from the fields of literature, art and music in Australia, and her love of letter-writing shows the value she accorded to friendship.
Category: Poetry

Gwen Harwood

Author : Glenda Smith
ISBN : 1741250390
Genre : English language
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Category: English language

Boundary Conditions

Author : Jennifer Strauss
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020372616
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

Gwen Harwood

Author : Stephanie Trigg
ISBN : 0195532805
Genre : Fiction
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Stephanie Trigg has written a highly spirited and provocative critique of the much-loved Australian poet Gwen Harwood, whose passionate verse is belatedly reaching an international audience. Feminist scholars and fans of Australian poetry will especially appreciate this volume.
Category: Fiction

Gwen Harwood

Author : Robert Sellick
ISBN : UOM:39015014941945
Genre : Australia
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Category: Australia

The Poetry Of Gwen Harwood

Author : Elizabeth Lawson
ISBN : UOM:39015033955009
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A critical study of selected poems by acclaimed poet Gwen Harwood, in their literary and historical context. Designed for year 12 students and university under-graduates, it includes further reading.
Category: Literary Criticism

Poems Volume Two

Author : Gwen Harwood
ISBN : UCAL:B120410
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Blessed City

Author : Gwen Harwood
ISBN : 0207165874
Genre : Brisbane (Qld.)
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Letters written in 1943 by highly acclaimed poet Gwen Harwood to Thomas Riddell, a soldier stationed in Darwin. The letters capture the life of one young woman and her family in Australia during wartime.
Category: Brisbane (Qld.)

Collected Poems 1943 1995

Author : Gwen Harwood
ISBN : 0702233528
Genre : Poetry
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This generous-sized collection contains all six published volumes, as well as most of Gwen Harwood's uncollected poems. It is the outcome of several years of collecting and research by editors who have specialised in Harwood's work. With an incisive Introduction and extensive notes providing background to particular poems or obscure references, their treatment allows several entry levels into the work of this provocative and multi-talented writer. Harwood's own biographical notes on the pseudonymous selves she adopted in her poems of the 1960s and 1970s add further value. Readers knew them as Walter Lehmann, the Tasmanian farmer and author of the Bulletin hoax acrostic sonnets of 1961; Francis Geyer, the young Hungarian refugee; Miriam Stone, the frustrated housewife; and Timothy Kline, the Vietnam protester.
Category: Poetry