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The Best 100 Poems of Gwen Harwood

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Gwen Harwood

Gwen Harwood, one of Australia’s most celebrated poets and librettists, published over 420 works in her lifetime, many of which continue to be studied widely in schools and universities across Australia. She has won the Officer of the Order of Australia …

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Praise for The Best 100 Poems of Gwen Harwood

‘The outstanding Australian poet of the twentieth century’ —Peter Porter

‘Gwen Harwood’s poetry is widely recognised for its stark intimacy and brilliant resonance’ —Sydney Morning Herald


‘This beautiful hardback edition – with a cover by Peter Long that brings together both the serenity and violence of nature together in a single sinuous image – is a loving monument from one writer to another, and from a son to his exceptional mother.’ —Readings Monthly


‘This elegant volume seems designed purely for pleasure, and in this purpose it entirely succeeds.’ —Australian Book Review


‘[This book] says something important. It announces that Harwood is a voice deserving of serious and sensitive publishing. It announces longevity and permanence. This is a book to keep.’ —Mercury


‘This volume will remind you of the power of the artform [of poetry]’ —Jetstar Magazine

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