Brent Cantwell

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Poetry at Work: The Poetry of Retirement

In my book <i>Poetry at Work</i>, I conclude with a chapter on the poetry of retirement. At the time I wrote it, I didn’t have a set date for retiring, …

Rita Angus 1908 - 1970 Autoritratto , 1936 - 1937 #art #art3dot0 http://t.co/Kiti6Ji6Gj

New Zealand Book Council podcast series

<b>New Zealand Book Council podcast series to explore the books that shape us</b><p>The New Zealand Book Council is enhancing its support of the country’s …

A ComicFest recommendation: NZ Book Council

This year’s ComicFest has once again been lucky enough to have the backing of the NZ book Council. They’ve kindly sponsored cartoonist and novelist …

Aotearoa Reads Details | New Zealand Book Council

Welcome to the New Zealand Book Council's first Talking Books podcast. The first episode of <i>Talking Books</i> is hosted by novelist Catherine Robertson, …

Page & Blackmore Booksellers

56 Eden St - The childhood home of Janet Frame

<i>‘I wanted an imagination that would inhabit a world of fact,</i> <i>descend like a shining light upon the ordinary life of Eden Street…’</i>

Poem : Janet Frame

Like a flower born of extraordinary color<br>A color not yet seen by the world<br>All eyes were suddenly upon you<br>Combing over you their eyes did do<br>For an …

Janet Frame's house in Eden Street, #Oamaru. Home of so much talent

Aotearoa Reads Details | New Zealand Book Council

<b>British novelist Margaret Drabble has penned the introduction to the new Text Classics edition of Janet Frame's novel Owls Do Cry and we share it</b> …

Kent's review of Owls Do Cry

Continuum, Alan Curnow: Revision for CIE English Literature 2015 | jwpblog

This powerpoint supports a revision session for Curnow’s Continuum. I hope it is useful. The PowerPoint should be used after initial work using the …

Symphony of Australia coming to Coffs Coast

AUSTRALIAN bush poetry fused with a cascade of orchestral accompaniment?<p>Powerful, dynamic and passionate voices from international opera stars backed …

Poetry in Scotland: Think StAnza [by Bill Manhire]

(<i>Ed note: This is the final post about poets and poetry in Scotland. You can find all posts in the series here. We thank Robyn Marsack, director of</i> …

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Black, White and Read: Aboriginal Literature

What it’s all about?<p>Take a historical journey through Australian Indigenous literature and read some myths, stories, songs and poems.<p>What we will …

Keep your eye on this award-winning novelist taking Australian literature by storm with her debut book

For the first time ever one of Australia’s most lucrative awards for female writers has gone to a debut novel.<p>Melbourne author Emily Bitto who won …

Books

1931 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during <b>1931</b>.<p>For an overview of world literature see</b> …

Monday musings on Australian literature: Reading Australian literature

<i>Reading Australian Literature</i> is a lecture series inaugurated at the University of Sydney last year by its School of Letters, Arts and Media. The …

Books+Publishing on Twitter: "The longlist for the 2015 Australian Literature Society Gold Medal has been announced: http://t.co/vX4fujXSQp"

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Fly Away Peter: when Australian literature goes to the opera

David Malouf, writing about his libretto for the 1986 opera adaptation of Patrick White’s novel Voss, observed:<p>No libretto can reproduce the novel …

Literature

Paterson Vs Lawson - A Classical Literature Study Booklet on Australian Identity for Years 8/9/10

Summary of Teaching Resource:<p>In this lesson series students will focus on Australian poetry in particular the ballad form found in the poems of …

What defines the 'great Australian novel' as both Australian and great?

A blogpost in Meanjin (one of the literary journals that author Stella “Miles” Franklin supported in her lifetime) noted that identifying the “great Australian novel” raises an uncomfortable question involving:<p>“... a flurry of sentiments that are close to home and are, more often than not, …

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Your news how you want it.<p>On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any …