Inwardness and Outwardness. “My Lover’s Back: 79 Love Poems” by M.T.C Cronin and “Bestiary” by Coral Hull. [review]

dc.contributor.authorGorton, Lisa
dc.date.accessioned2013-08-08T06:52:51Z
dc.date.available2013-08-08T06:52:51Z
dc.date.issued2002-10
dc.description.abstractCronin’s love poetry, and the love it describes, both define themselves by their distance from what we might loosely call the public world: the world of soaps, films, television and the crowd. Cronin’s poems are small, and deliberately so. This smallness is a part of their achievement: a precise and highly polished inwardness. Coral Hull’s poetry is distinctive for the directness — the sheer conviction — of its engagement with the outside world. Hull is always looking at things most of us prefer not to see. In her best poems, the polemic is in the detail, in her attention to the terrible and precise fact of suffering.en
dc.description.sponsorshipAustralia Council, La Trobe University, National Library of Australia, Holding Redlich, Arts Victoriaen
dc.identifier.citationGorton, Lisa 2002. Inwardness and Outwardness. Review of “My Lover’s Back: 79 Love Poems” by Cronin, M.T.C and “Bestiary” by Hull, Coral. 'Australian Book Review', No 245, October, 40-41.en
dc.identifier.issn0155-2864
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/26921
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherAustralian Book Reviewen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNo 245;en
dc.subjectAustralianen
dc.subjectBook Reviewsen
dc.subjectPublishingen
dc.subject.otherAustralian Standard Research Classification > 420200 Literature Studies > 420202 Australian and New Zealanden
dc.titleInwardness and Outwardness. “My Lover’s Back: 79 Love Poems” by M.T.C Cronin and “Bestiary” by Coral Hull. [review]en
dc.typeArticleen
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