Advance Australia Fair – Australian Poetry

Australian poetry is as rich and diverse as the country itself spanning from the early bush ballads to modern conversational poems. Explore the majestic voice of Australian poetry from the famous and lesser known poets including Wright, Slessor, Dawe, Porter, Harwood, Hope, Murray and Paterson.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Bush poety including “Banjo” Paterson’s “A Bushman’s Song”
  • Relationships including Bruce Dawe’s “Going”
  • Humour and Irony including Judith Wright’s “Eve to Her Daughters”
  • People including Gwen Harwood’s “In the Park”
  • Animals including John Foulcher’s “Kangaroos Near Hay”
  • “Australia” including Kenneth Slessor’s “William Street”
  • War including Leon Gellert’s “A Night Attack”
  • Weather and Seasons including Dorothy Porter’s “The Water”

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify poetic techniques and their purpose
  2. Discuss the style and tone of various Australian poets and their poetry
  3. Identify and discuss the breadth and depth of topics as voiced by Australian poets
$239 Limited / $215

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01 Feb

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