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For 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 Details

ISBN: 9780702235863
ISBN-10: 0702235865
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 131mm x 26mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: University of Queensland Press
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: Australia


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