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Kenneth Slessor

poetry, essays, war despatches, war diaries, journalism, autobiographical material, and letters

by Kenneth Slessor

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia, Qld., Australia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-386).

Statementedited by Dennis Haskell.
SeriesUQP Australian authors, UQP paperbacks
ContributionsHaskell, Dennis, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.S534 A6 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1758066M
ISBN 100702223190
LC Control Number92104071

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The definitive collection of work from one of Australia's preeminent twentieth century poets, Kenneth Slessor, drawing from his acclaimed books, Earth Visito. Kenneth Slessor, poet and official correspondent during the Second World War, was born on 27 March at Orange, New South Wales. Up until he was 13 his family's surname was Schloesser, but his father, Robert, changed it soon after the outbreak of the First World War.

Overview. Kenneth Slessor’s suite of poetry delves into the complexities of the human experience; focusing on our insecurities, the anguishes associated with living, the questions which remain, but also how the viscerality of feeling pain and doubt reminds us that we are human. Kenneth Adolf Slessor OBE (27 March – 30 June ) was an Australian poet, journalist and official War Correspondent in World War II. He was one of Australia’s leading poets, notable particularly for the absorption of modernist influences into Australian poetry. The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is named after him. Early life Slessor was born Kenneth Adolphe Schloesser in Orange.


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Jun 30,  · Kenneth Adolf Slessor (), poet and journalist, was born on 27 March at Orange, New South Wales, second son and eldest of three surviving children of Robert Schloesser, mining engineer, and his native-born wife Margaret Ella.

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Slessor, known as one of the first truly Australian poets, began publishing his poetry in the 's in Vision. These early poems illustrated a stylistic movement from Australian bush poetry to a Nietzschean unrestrained joy in beauty and life.

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His work has been studied by generations of school childred and university students. Critical approbation. The Kenneth Slessor Prize ($30,) is offered to a poet for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form.

The Kenneth Slessor Prize ($30,) is offered to a poet for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form. The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry has been created in his honour with the most recent recipient being Fiona Hile for Novelties in Kenneth Slessor.

Reading Australia. Peter Kirkpatrick has written about One Hundred Poems: – () by Kenneth Slessor as part of the Reading Australia initiative. Click here to read his essay. Kenneth Slessor was born in Orange, New South Wales, in He published his first poetry in the Bulletin magazine while still at school.

He worked on the Sydney Sun newspaper from toand for a while on the Melbourne Punch and Melbourne Herald. Jun 23,  · About the Book The definitive collection of work from one of Australia's preeminent twentieth century poets, Kenneth Slessor, drawing from his acclaimed books, Earth Visitors (), Cuckooz Contrey () and Five Bells ().

this selection was first published as One Hundred Poems in (with the addition of three further poems in ), and includes an introduction by Dennis. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Contributors include Jack Lindsay, Vincent Buckley, Judith Wright, Kate Lilley and Julian Croft. Includes Slessor's controversial reply to Lindsay, as well as illustrations from Slessor's manuscripts, a select bibliography and an index.The Kenneth Slessor: Selected Poems Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.