Essays

Recent Additions (October 2004)

  • Anthologising the Nation
  • Landscape Poetry?
  • Refugees and Australia
  • Re-Setting Wagner's Götterdämmerung
  • Why I Am A Pacifist

  • Archives

  • A Brief Look at the Avant-Garde and Western Spirituality
  • A Brief Poetics
  • A Different Kind of Light Though Something's Not Quite Right
  • A Justaposition of Essences
  • A Note on the Hunt
  • A Patch of Ground
  • A Poet Laureate for Australia? God Forbid!
  • Ambiguities
  • An Introduction to the Poetry of J.H. Prynne, by Rod Mengham and John Kinsella
  • Breaking Down the Barriers
  • But is it Cricket...?
  • Celebrating the Collected Poems of Peter Porter
  • C-o-m-m-u-n-i-c-a-t-i-n-g an ad-hoc introduction to american language poetry
  • Drafts, Place, and All Possible Meanings
  • Dream Letter to Jacques Derrida
  • "Farther Off Than Australia": Some Australian Receptions of Sylvia Plath
  • Fens, Rivers, and Draughts
  • From Lilith to Eros
  • Herding the Sheep: A Letter to Poets
  • How Free is the Poet?
  • Idiosyncrasy and the Craft of Poetry
  • International Regionalism and Poetryetc
  • Introduction to Australian Poetry Anthology
  • Introduction to the Kangaroo Virus Project
  • Karl Wiebke, Writerly Painter Working Against Style: A Poet's Reading
  • Landbridge: An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry - Introduction
  • Literary Journal and the Medium - not a review
  • Literary Reputation and the Australian Canon
  • Localities: Intercultural Poetics
  • Multicultural Poetry
  • Netdeath and the Loss of Page Style: Working "Off the Page"
  • On Dorothy Hewett
  • On Frieda Hughes's Wooroloo
  • On J.H. Prynnes Rich in Vitamin C
  • On Les Murray
  • On the Poetry of David Ray
  • On the Work - An Article by Glen Phillips
  • On Thorpe, Durcan Garrison, and Carson
  • Plagiarism
  • Poets and Painters: Opening Karl Wiebke's 1998 Festival of Perth Exhibition at Galerie Düsseldorf
  • Present in Absence
  • Pulped Factions
  • Reader, I Married Him
  • Reception Poetry? from a correspondence between John Kinsella and Charles Bernstein
  • Scapegoats and Feral Cats
  • Setting in Fiction: A Lecture
  • Spatial Relationships - the potential of the avant-garde poetry in Australia
  • Statement
  • Strong Words
  • The Eyes
  • The Ghost Names Sing, Dennis Haskell, (FACP, 1997)
  • The Hybridising of a Poetry: Notes on Modernism and Hybridity
  • The Language of Oysters: On the Collaboration of Poet Robert Adamson and Photographer Juno Gemes
  • The Long Page - poetry and other genres: an introduction to the writings
  • The Long Poem, the Sequence, and the Concept Poem-Book
  • New Australian Poetry
  • The Pastoral and the Political Possibilites of Poetry
  • the Search for a Culture
  • The Wanderings of Cain: a reaction to Sidney Nolan's The Wanderings of Cain
  • To the Editor of Island Literary Journal (Tasmania)
  • Towards a Contemporary Australian Poetics
  • Warhol
  • Western Sensibilities
  • Why I Didn't Play Australian Rules Football
  • Working with Coral Hull on Zoo
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    All works by John Kinsella unless otherwise noted.