Making poetry, making a nation

interview with Edwin Thumboo

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Abstract

Jen Webb met Edwin Thumboo at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, in October 2013, to discuss his work as a poet as part of an ARC-funded project into poetry and creativity (DP130100402). Their conversation explored the responsibility of the poet and of poetry in the construction of a sense of community, and the impact of language, metaphor, imagery and myth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
JournalAxon: Creative Explorations
Volume8
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018

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