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Leaving the Mickey - Patricia Irvine

Paperback Published: 15th February 2004
ISBN: 9781862546356
Number Of Pages: 88

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Patricia Irvine is a poet whose familiarity with classical models and diction is immediately apparent, but who undercuts with irony, often self-directed, any hint of undue formality or pretension.

'Ranging across a breadth of concerns personal, local and global, she uses wit and satire and wordplay to demonstrate due deference to the large truths she spars with. The poems that deal with the natural world are particularly limpid and adroit ... Here is a strong voice, connected with a good eye and a good ear. The reach is wide, the touch assured.' - Cath Kenneally

Patricia Irvine lives on Adelaide's Le Fevre Peninsula. She has performed on Radio Adelaide 'Writers' Radio' and on ABC 891. A number of her poems have been broadcast on ABC Radio National's PoeticA.

ISBN: 9781862546356
ISBN-10: 1862546355
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 88
Published: 15th February 2004
Publisher: Wakefield Press Pty, Limited
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 0.600
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Number: 1

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