Writing Australian Unsettlement

Modes of Poetic Invention 1796–1945

  • Authors
  • Michael Farrell

Part of the Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics book series (MPCC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Michael Farrell
    Pages 1-12
  3. Michael Farrell
    Pages 13-38
  4. Michael Farrell
    Pages 39-62
  5. Michael Farrell
    Pages 63-84
  6. Michael Farrell
    Pages 85-106
  7. Michael Farrell
    Pages 107-127
  8. Michael Farrell
    Pages 129-152
  9. Michael Farrell
    Pages 153-174
  10. Michael Farrell
    Pages 175-194
  11. Michael Farrell
    Pages 195-197
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 199-223

About this book


From letters to visual poems to even tree carvings, this book examines Australian literature by close reading poetry from the 18th century and on. Michael Farrell's vast collage of material and analysis presents a unique and vivid perspective of colonial life, offering an unsettled space in which to rethink Australian writing.


Close reading poem poetics poetry space

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137465412
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-58120-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-46541-2
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