TLF ID M019094
This collection of short articles is about poetry, and its role, relevance and meaning in contemporary Australia and the modern world. It includes commentary about the point of learning poetry, the role of poetry in understanding history (e.g. WW1, Arab Spring, the moon landing), and the role of a Poet Laureate. The articles are written in plain language and authored by experts from universities in Australia and around the world. The collection is regularly updated with new contributions.