Text The Conversation - poetry collection

TLF ID M019094

This collection of short articles is about poetry, and its role, relevance and meaning in contemporary Australia and the modern world. It includes commentary about the point of learning poetry, the role of poetry in understanding history (e.g. WW1, Arab Spring, the moon landing), and the role of a Poet Laureate. The articles are written in plain language and authored by experts from universities in Australia and around the world. The collection is regularly updated with new contributions.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This collection provides valuable sources of content for the understanding literature strand in English. The articles provide models of literary critique and analysis of author style and use of literary devices.
  • The range of texts also supports the development of the general capabilities of critical and creative thinking by providing texts that examine complex ideas and issues. The authors draw on current research and academic study in the field and present the ideas in a mode appropriate for classroom use.
  • The articles provided will be highly valuable in senior secondary English classrooms as additional texts in studies of classical, Australian and contemporary poetry.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • English

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Conversation Media Group
  • Organization: The Conversation Media Group
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Publisher
  • Name: The Conversation
  • Organization: The Conversation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • Online
Rights
  • Copyright © 2010–2015, The Conversation Media Group. Articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/