Masked marauder

Lea, Bronwyn (2011) Masked marauder. Australian Literary Review, 6 2: 18-19.

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Author Lea, Bronwyn
Title Masked marauder
Journal name Australian Literary Review
ISSN 1038-8761
Publication date 2011-03-02
Sub-type Creative work
Open Access Status
Volume 6
Issue 2
Start page 18
End page 19
Total pages 2
Place of publication Sydney, NSW, Australia
Publisher Nationwide News
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
Formatted abstract
Starlight: 150 Poems
By John Tranter
University of Queensland Press, 228pp, $24.95

The Salt Companion to John Tranter
Edited by Rod Mengham
Salt, 266pp, $34.95

IN his latest collection of essays, Milan Kundera describes the savage portraiture of Francis Bacon as interrogations into the limits of the self. ``Up to what degree of distortion,'' Kundera asks, ``does an individual still remain himself?'' Or more crucially: ``Where is the border beyond which a self ceases to be a self?''

These are fascinating, if troubling, questions. And in poetry, this distorted borderland is John Tranter territory...
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