Ron Pretty

Ron Pretty reviews 'A History of Colour' by K.F. Pearson

August 1991, no. 133 01 August 1991
Ron Pretty reviews 'A History of Colour' by K.F. Pearson
One of the strengths of this, K.F. Pearson’s second collection, is the range of the poetry it contains: both geographical – from Adelaide (and suburban Adelaide at that) through Polynesia to the Arabian Gulf; and historical – moving between the present and Quattrocento Italy. The most impressive poems in the book are undoubtedly those in the section ‘Autobiographical Moments’, in which ... (read more)