The City and the Contemporary Australian Long Poem

David McCooey

Abstract


The article discusses John A. Scott's St Clair, Dorothy Porter's The Monkey's Mask, , Alan Wearne's The Nightmarkets, and Laurie Duggan's Memorials, suggesting a certain mimetic relationship between urban organisation and experience and poetic organisation and experience.

Keywords


Laurie Duggan; John A. Scott; Dorothy Porter; Alan Wearne; city; long poem

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