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Modewarre: Home Ground
In poems that are as concentrated as pearls, Patricia Sykes explores various histories--her own, those of her forebears, and the wider histories of identity and place. Citing the intersection of three distinct philosophies with particular birds--the indigenous modewarre, the colonial biziura lobata, and the common Wathaurong musk duck--these poems set out on the winding pa ...more
ebook, 106 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Spinifex Press
(first published January 28th 1970)
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