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Limited Cities - Lachlan Brown

Paperback Published: 1st October 2012
ISBN: 9781920882938
Number Of Pages: 96

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Limited Cities is a collection which wrestles with the peculiarities of place, particularly the city and its outlying suburbs, with its vast housing estates and shopping malls and highways, 'where silent graffiti haunts the/ midday breeze where spring/ rain cuts through the sun and/ a rottweiler sleeps outside the/ doors of the supermarket'. These Australian scenes are set against their various European counterparts, with rhapsodies on the Parisian banlieues during Advent and Lent, to a series of Venetian 'postcards', and list-poems set in Barcelona. The poems describe the suburban landscape in a remarkably clear way, finding grace in those parts of them that are often overlooked or derided. Lachlan Brown was shortlisted for the Blake Poetry Prize and is a recipient of a Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship. He teaches literature at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga.

ISBN: 9781920882938
ISBN-10: 1920882936
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st October 2012
Publisher: Giramondo Publishing Co
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0

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