Broken Teeth

Author(s): Tony Birch

Indigenous Australian Poetry

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Native Australian Studies. "Don't think you'll get away with lightly reading these Tony Birch poems. They are not just words whistling on the wind. They come laden with other gifts. With a whole place: Melbourne. Objects proliferate in The Anatomy Contraption sequence, where, in a singular assemblage of technology, modern science and early-twentieth-century eugenicism it is easy to coolly dissect 'three infant hearts' for a cabinet of curiosities, which 'congeals together / like a song.' It makes you wonder what elements must thus congeal to sustain the songs, the poems, across all these pages without once faltering, without missing a beat."— Stephen Muecke


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General Fields

  • : 9780975249222
  • : Cordite Publishing Inc.
  • : cordite
  • : 0.198673
  • : March 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tony Birch
  • : Paperback
  • : 1504
  • : English
  • : 74