Lyre

Author(s): Stuart Cooke

General

Lyre is a sonic, sculptural cornucopia of new and startling forms. Stuart Cooke proposes that all kinds of life - animal, plant and otherwise - have their own modes of expression, each of which can each be translated into a different kind of poetry. Ranging across Australasian oceans, coastlines, rainforests, savannahs and deserts, and similarly wide-ranging in its approach to form and lineation, Lyre asks what happens when poems make contact with non-human worlds; in so doing, it welcomes whole new worlds to poetry. Inspired in part by books like Les Murray's Translations from the Natural World and Barry Hill & John Wolseley's Lines for Birds, Lyre is the result of many years of research into a selection of Australasian flora, fauna and landforms. The collection asks what happens to poetry when it encounters more-than human life.

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General Fields

  • : 9781760800345
  • : UWA Publishing
  • : UWAP
  • : June 2019
  • : --- length: - '21.6' width: - '15.9' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stuart Cooke
  • : Paperback