Grass Script: Selected Earlier Poems

Grass Script Selected Earlier Poems With his poetry debut Creek Water Journal Robert Gray at once established his name as a highly original imaginist He sees the rural world with an unerring eye how man mars it and in time it re

  • Title: Grass Script: Selected Earlier Poems
  • Author: Robert Gray
  • ISBN: 9781857545111
  • Page: 283
  • Format: Paperback
  • With his poetry debut Creek Water Journal 1974 , Robert Gray at once established his name as a highly original imaginist He sees the rural world with an unerring eye how man mars it and in time it re establishes harmonies of its own The city Sydney in particular, with the play of water and light in the Harbour plays a part As well as the image poems there are discWith his poetry debut Creek Water Journal 1974 , Robert Gray at once established his name as a highly original imaginist He sees the rural world with an unerring eye how man mars it and in time it re establishes harmonies of its own The city Sydney in particular, with the play of water and light in the Harbour plays a part As well as the image poems there are discursive and narrative pieces.

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    About “Robert Gray”

    1. Robert Gray

      Robert William Geoffrey Gray born 23 February 1945 is an Australian poet, freelance writer, and critic He has been described as an Imagist without a rival in the English speaking world and one of the contemporary masters of poetry in English.Gray was born in Port Macquarie, grew up in Coffs Harbour and was educated in a country town on the north coast of New South Wales He trained there as a journalist, and since then has worked in Sydney as an editor, advertising copywriter, reviewer and buyer for bookshops His first book of poems, Creekwater Journal, was published in 1973.As a poet Gray is most notable for his keen visual imagery and intensely observed landscapes His wide reading in and experience of East Asian cultures and their varieties of Buddhism is clear in many of the themes and forms he chooses to work in, including, for example haiku style free verse works Gray s essentially Australian response to nature is reinforced by what he sees as a commonsensical Eastern view of man as within nature rather than an agent removable from, and capable of controlling nature Martin Langford has written that Gray s poetry captures the Australian ambivalence towards their own landscapes No one captures better that dual sense of our fascination with the physical world, and our dismay at its indifference Gray has been a writer in residence at Meiji University in Tokyo and at several universities throughout Australia including Geelong College in 1982 From February March 2012, Gray lectured at Campion College in New South Wales.He has won numerous awards including the Adelaide Arts Festival award and the New South Wales and Victorian Premiers awards for poetry In 1990 he received the Patrick White Award.With Geoffrey Lehmann, he edited two anthologies, The Younger Australian Poets and Australian Poetry in the Twentieth Century, and he is the editor of Selected Poems by Shaw Neilson, and Drawn from Life, the journals of the painter John Olsen 2008 saw the much anticipated publication of his memoir, The Land I Came Through Last.In 2012 his collected poems was published under the title Cumulus As with each of his poetic publications, it includes all that Gray wishes to preserve of his earlier poetry and many newer poemsCN permalink lccn.loc n83238006Gray, Robert, d 1945 The Younger Australian poets, c1983 tchokengtitik

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