From letters to visual poems to even tree carvings, this book examines Australian literature by close reading poetry from the 18th century and on. Michael Farrell's vast collage of material and analysis presents a unique and vivid perspective of colonial life, offering an unsettled space in which to rethink Australian writing.
Michael Farrell is the editor of Slope Magazine.
1. The Hunted Writer
2. An Australian Poetics of the Plough
3. Unnecessary Inventions
4. Open Secrets
6. Unsettling the Field
7. Writing To Order