Prose Poetry in Australia

Paul HETHERINGTON, Cassandra Atherton

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Prose poetry is a resurgent literary form in English-speaking world. So many people are now writing prose poems that the form has moved from the margins to the mainstream - at least among poetry readers - in less than thirty years. An important moment in this shift was the awarding of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry to Charles Simic`s The World Doesn`t End in 1990. However, even more significant in the way which prose prose poetry has been adopted by so many diverse writers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-72
Number of pages6
JournalWestern Humanities Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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