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Broken teeth / Tony Birch
Bib ID 7340090
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Birch, Tony, 1957- author
 
Uniform Title Poems. Selections
Description Melbourne : Cordite Books, 2016 
©2016 
xii, 71 pages ; 23 cm 
ISBN 9780975249222 (paperback)
Invalid ISBN 0975249223
Summary

"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.

Full contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Broken Teeth
  • A Tree and a Boat
  • Broken
  • Traces
  • Chroming
  • Creek and Kite
  • Dead City
  • Visiting
  • With Rebecca
  • A Songline for Minoru
 
Notes

Introduction by Stephen Muecke.

Subjects Australian poetry -- 21st century.  |  Literature and stories - Poetry.  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Muecke, Stephen, 1951- writer of introduction

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