New and Selected Poems

By | 20 July 2018

New and Selected Poems Gig Ryan S Poems Have Exerted An Influence Over Two Generations Of Writers And Readers Since The Publication Of Her Award Winning Collection Division Of Anger In An Important Figure In Australian Poetry, Her Work Is Studied In High Schools And Universities, And Represented In Anthologies, But Has Not Been Available As A Whole Until Now New And Selected Poems Is Ryan S Choice Of Her Poems From The Last Thirty Years, And Includes New Poems Written Since The Publication Of Her Previous CollectionRyan S Poetry Is Remarkable For Its Dramatic Qualities, Which Break Through The Conventions Of Language, Charging Word And Image With Expressive Power Her Scenes Open Large Perspectives, Directed By Irony, Humour, Compassion, Or Satiric Intent Her Use Of The Vernacular Captures The Pretensions And Vulnerabilities Within Everyday Relationships She Employs Traditional Literary Forms, One Of The Few Contemporary Poets To Combine A Hard Edged, Disjunctive Modern Style With Classical Antecedents

  • Paperback
  • 214 pages
  • 9781920882662
  • New and Selected Poems
  • Gig Ryan
  • English
  • 20 July 2018