By (author) Peter Skrzynecki
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Old/New World by Peter Skrzynecki
Book DescriptionFor nearly forty years Peter Skrzynecki has published poetry that explores the assimilation of post-war immigrants in Australia, chronicling their struggle for identity and acceptance into mainstream society. His poems are elegiac, meditative and lyrical - intimately concerned with the Australian landscape, its people, fauna and flora, as well as family, human relationships and art. Old/New World contains a generous selection of poems from his eight previous books, including Immigrant Chronicle and a new section, Blood Plums.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780702235863
(198mm x 131mm x 26mm)
Imprint: University of Queensland Press
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: Australia
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A moving and revealing portrait of a migrant childhood is invested with humour and boyish adventures, as well as a poet's discerning eye. This is a memoir of both family and community in Australia in the fifties.
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