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'Astonishingly fecund and inventive. The New Arcadiarevitalizes pastoral traditions, but more in the mode of lamentation than celebration. Like Frost"s New Hampshire and Vermont, Kinsella"s Western Australia is eroded, a last act salted with the ruins of our age, and yet yielding permanent poems."Harold Bloom

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One of Australia's best poets conjures the Australian countryside in this brilliant epic, inspired by Philip Sidney's classic pastoral "Arcadia."

Synopsis:

"Astonishingly fecund and inventive. revitalizes pastoral traditions, but more in the mode of lamentation than celebration. Like Frost's New Hampshire and Vermont, Kinsella's Western Australia is eroded, a last act salted with the ruins of our age, and yet yielding permanent poems."--Harold Bloom

About the Author

John Kinsella's prizes include The Age Book of the Year. He teaches at Kenyon College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393329070
Author:
Kinsella, John
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Australian & Oceanian
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , One of Australia's best poets conjures the Australian countryside in this brilliant epic, inspired by Philip Sidney's classic pastoral "Arcadia."
"Synopsis" by , "Astonishingly fecund and inventive. revitalizes pastoral traditions, but more in the mode of lamentation than celebration. Like Frost's New Hampshire and Vermont, Kinsella's Western Australia is eroded, a last act salted with the ruins of our age, and yet yielding permanent poems."--Harold Bloom
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