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Truth and beauty : verse biography in Canada, Australia and New Zealand / edited by Anna Jackson, Helen Rickerby, and Angelina Sbroma.

Contributor(s): Jackson, Anna, 1967- [editor.] | Rickerby, Helen [editor.] | Sbroma, Angelina [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press, 2016Description: 250 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781776560974.Other title: Verse biography in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.Subject(s): Biographical poetry -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Essays. | Poetry.DDC classification: NZ821.09 Summary: With essays on such influential verse biographers as Margaret Atwood, Dorothy Porter, Michael Ondaatje and Anne Carson along with newer practitioners such as Chris Orsman, Jordie Albiston, Robert Sullivan and Tusiata Avia, this collection looks at the inevitable tensions that arise between historical fact and the work of imagination - and the competing and complementary claims of truth and beauty. Contributors: Airini Beautrais, Amy Brown, Russell Coldicutt, Joan Fleming, Shari Kocher, Tom McLean, Bridget Orr, Ian Rae, Erin Scudder and Jessica L. Wilkinson.
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With essays on such influential verse biographers as Margaret Atwood, Dorothy Porter, Michael Ondaatje and Anne Carson along with newer practitioners such as Chris Orsman, Jordie Albiston, Robert Sullivan and Tusiata Avia, this collection looks at the inevitable tensions that arise between historical fact and the work of imagination - and the competing and complementary claims of truth and beauty. Contributors: Airini Beautrais, Amy Brown, Russell Coldicutt, Joan Fleming, Shari Kocher, Tom McLean, Bridget Orr, Ian Rae, Erin Scudder and Jessica L. Wilkinson.

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With essays on such influential verse biographers as Margaret Atwood, Dorothy Porter, Michael Ondaatje and Anne Carson along with newer practitioners such as Chris Orsman, Jordie Albiston, Robert Sullivan and Tusiata Avia, this collection looks at the inevitable tensions that arise between historical fact and the work of imagination - and the competing and complementary claims of truth and beauty. Contributors: Airini Beautrais, Amy Brown, Russell Coldicutt, Joan Fleming, Shari Kocher, Tom McLean, Bridget Orr, Ian Rae, Erin Scudder and Jessica L. Wilkinson.

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