New New Zealand Poets in Performance

New New Zealand Poets in Performance


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From Anne Kennedy to Andrew Johnston, this exciting collection of poetry celebrates the richness of clashing ideas, voices, and genders that combine to make contemporary culture. A companion and follow-up edition to New Zealand Poets in Performance, this volume features the collected works of 28 young and mid-career New Zealand poets, who rose to prominence in the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s—notable for their fresh approach to the poetic form and distinctive but complimentary voices. Complete with short biographies and an appendix of variant readings, this compilation also includes two CDs of poets reading their own selected works.

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ISBN-13: 9781869404093
Publisher: Auckland University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jack Ross is a poet and the editor for the Aotearoa New Zealand Poetry Sound Archive. He is the author of Chantal’s Book, City of Strange Brunettes, Messenger from Depth, Monkey Miss Her Now, Nights with Giordana Bruno, and A Town Like Parataxis. Jan Kemp is a poet and the founder of Aotearoa New Zealand Poetry Sound Archive. Her collections include Against the Softness of Woman, Diamonds and Gravel, Only One Angel, The Other Hemisphere, and The Sky’s Enormous Jug. They are the coeditors of Classic New Zealand Poets in Performance and Contemporary New Zealand Poets in Performance.

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