Fairly Obsessive: Essays on the Work of John Kinsella

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781863683258
  • Publisher: Fremantle Arts Centre Press
  • Publication date: 1/2/2001
  • Pages: 312

Table of Contents

Introduction 9
John Kinsella: A Phenomenon by Any Standard 15
Writing Both Ends of the Spectrum: Some Notes on John Kinsella's Poetry 30
John Kinsella's Poetry - Some Reflections 44
National Geosophical Lexicon: The Lasseter Sequences 53
Screen Memories: Challenging Cultures of Viewing in John Kinsella's Full Fathom Five 67
Tradition and Questioning: The Silo as Pastoral Symphony 89
Harrowing Paddocks: John Kinsella and Neo-Pastoralism 104
'Ground Zero Warholing': John Kinsella and the Art of Traumatic Realism 119
John Kinsella's Poetics of Hybridity 144
Unreading Kinsella: Dropping Names and Revolutions of the Word in Syzygy 159
Shifting Homeland: Viewing The Post-Pastoral Subject In John Kinsella's The Radnoti Poems 176
'Vocable Scriptsigns' Differential Poetics in John Kinsella's Kangaroo Virus 194
John Kinsella's 'Quatrains from the Kangaroo Virus Project': Recovering Pastoral over Offended Ground 204
Mind the Gap: John Kinsella's Verse Drama 221
Seeing Straight: John Kinsella's Genre 236
Generator: Thinking Through John Kinsella's Genre 250
Black Suns 274
An Interview with John Kinsella 284
John Kinsella Biographical Note 300
John Kinsella Select Bibliography 301
Essayists' Biographical Notes 303
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