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Wide in scope and bold in ambition, this exciting anthology covers the range of Australian poetic achievement, from early colonial verse through to contemporary work, with a strong recognition of Indigenous voices. This collection brings together great and familiar names with those that deserve better recognition. Including valuable introductory essays by John Kinsella, and biographical notes for all the poets, The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry presents the full measure of Australian poetic talent in all its richness and diversity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143008736
ISBN-10: 0143008730
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 154mm x 36mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Penguin Books Australia
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: Australia


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Author Biography - John Kinsella

John Kinsella has been a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University since 1997, and was made an Extraordinary Fellow of Churchill College in 2008. He is also a Professional Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, and Adjunct Professor to Edith Cowan University. He has published over thirty books.

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