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The Resource Writing to the wire, edited by Dan Disney & Kit Kelen

Writing to the wire, edited by Dan Disney & Kit Kelen

Label
Writing to the wire
Title
Writing to the wire
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dan Disney & Kit Kelen
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Surely we are better than this? The seeking of asylum in Australia has been politicised in recent decades. Our national conversation has vilified people fleeing persecution and desensitised the Australian polity to human suffering. We are further marginalising the most vulnerable groups in the world and at greater expense than accommodating refugees in the community. What impact does this have upon our collective ethics and national identity? And if our public conversation is steering us into murky moral territory, where may a dissenting voice be heard? Writing to the Wire is a collection of poems by Australians and people who would like to be Australians. It is a book about the idea of being Australian. It is about who we are and who we would rather be. Writing to the Wire offers new ways to understand injustice, to speak out and tell stories. Poetry can show us what we're thinking and feeling in a way our politics has failed to do
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
821.00803581
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
Label
Writing to the wire, edited by Dan Disney & Kit Kelen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 216 pages
Isbn
9781742588667
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Writing to the wire, edited by Dan Disney & Kit Kelen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 216 pages
Isbn
9781742588667
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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