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by Robyn Marsack,Andrew Johnstone

  • ISBN: 1857549767
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Robyn Marsack,Andrew Johnstone
  • Subcategory: Poetry
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd. (April 1, 2009)
  • Pages: 256 pages
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Start by marking Twenty Contemporary New Zealand Poets: An Anthology as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. As the first anthology of its kind to be published outside New Zealand in decades, this anthology showcases the country’s diverse literary scene through works from 20 different poets. Whether the authors were born in the 1960s, prominent in the 1980s, or part of a younger generation, they all represent the distinctive poetic voice coming out of modern New Zealand.

Victoria University Press is New Zealand's leading publisher of new fiction and poetry, and a scholarly publisher specialising in NZ.

Victoria University Press is New Zealand's leading publisher of new fiction and poetry, and a scholarly publisher specialising in NZ history, biography and essays. Founded in the 1970s, VUP now has a backlist of over 200 books in print and issues on average 25 new titles every year. A joint publication with the leading British poetry publisher Carcanet, this anthology forms an indispensable map of New Zealand poetry for readers at home and abroad.

New Zealand-born Robyn Marsack has been Director of the Scottish Poetry Library since 2000. Her published work includes studies of Louis MacNeice and Sylvia Plath. She lives in Glasgow.

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Manchester, UK: Carcanet, 2009.

Courtesy New Zealand Book Council Contents. He lived in New Zealand for a year, working on an anthology of contemporary New Zealand poetry.

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Robyn Marsack, Andrew Johnstone. Starting in the mid-1980s, it captures turning points in the work of Allen Curnow and Bill Manhire, poets who are well known across the English-speaking world, and charts the advent of a generation of younger writers

Other key figures in the history of NZ poetry include (above all) Allen Curnow, also James K. Baxter and Hone Tuwhare. Two of the major older contemporary poets prolific in many genres are Vincent O’Sullivan and .

As the first anthology of its kind to be published outside New Zealand in decades, this anthology showcases the country’s diverse literary scene through works from 20 different poets. Whether the authors were born in the 1960s, prominent in the 1980s, or part of a younger generation, they all represent the distinctive poetic voice coming out of modern New Zealand. Through intellectual inquiry, playing freely with lyric expectation, formal innovation, and a fiercely fond attention to the uniqueness of the country’s life and speech, all of the selections extend the boundaries of their medium.



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