The Orange Tree: South Australian poetry to the present day edited by K.F. Pearson and Christine Churches

by
February–March 1986, no. 78

The Orange Tree: South Australian poetry to the present day edited by K.F. Pearson and Christine Churches

Wakefield Press, $14.95 pb, 220 pp

The Orange Tree: South Australian poetry to the present day edited by K.F. Pearson and Christine Churches

by
February–March 1986, no. 78

Anthologists face more than one dilemma of choice, beside that of personal preference. Is it better to show more of fewer poets, and give a true picture of their qualities and scope, to range widely across the landscape of the art, or reach a compromise between these methods? There are excellent anthologies in each genre.

Barbara Giles reviews 'The Orange Tree: South Australian poetry to the present day' edited by K.F. Pearson and Christine Churches

The Orange Tree: South Australian poetry to the present day

edited by K.F. Pearson and Christine Churches

Wakefield Press, $14.95 pb, 220 pp

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