How to Reinvent the World? The Hope of Being True to the Earth

Patricia Brady

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The article discusses the works of poet Judith Wright and the ways these explore the possibilities of being true to the earth. It cites that the poem "Lament for Passenger Pigeons" contemplates the damage wrought by the wrong kind of language. It states that the work of Wright reflects an understanding that the self does not stand apart from the world. It asserts that the last poems of Wright deal with facing loneliness and death but affirm the abiding power of life.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-113
JournalColloquy: Text, Theory, Critique
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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