The Collected Poems of Fay Zwicky
PUBLICATION DATE: July 2017
FORMAT: Paperback
EXTENT: 400 pages
SIZE: 210 (H) x 140 (W) mm
ISBN: 9781742589329
RIGHTS: World Rights
CATEGORY: New Releases, Poetry,
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The Collected Poems of Fay Zwicky

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by Fay Zwicky, edited by Lucy Dougan and Tim Dolin 


 

This volume collects all of Fay Zwicky’s poetry, including previously uncollected and unpublished poems. It reveals an erudite, passionate, and highly inventive poet, whose consummate control of her craft places her at the summit of Australian poetry. 

 

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Praise for Fay Zwicky:

Zwicky is one of the world’s finest poets; her sophistications of form and theme remind one of Akhmatova, Szymborska, Adrienne Rich and William Blake. With poise and control, she tracks the personal encounter with the weight of history and the obligation to declare a position.

JOHN KINSELLA

 

In her poetry, Zwicky, the ex-concert pianist, technically adroit, dramatic and profoundly serious, is there alongside the joker, the edgy ironist making wry asides against the world, patriarchy and herself. Her formal poems sit easily beside her mostly short-lined, tightly wrought free verse. Her cadences are a delight.

KATHERINE GALLAGHER

 

Zwicky’s poems deal with such over-whelming intimations of mortality—and much more than intimations—while striving for and attaining a breathtaking authority and stubborn subjectivity of voice.

LYN MCCREDDEN