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Poetic boundary conditions : Australian poets in the ivory tower

Atherton, Cassandra 2015, Poetic boundary conditions : Australian poets in the ivory tower, Journal of gender studies, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 169-182, doi: 10.1080/09589236.2014.922467.

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Title Poetic boundary conditions : Australian poets in the ivory tower
Author(s) Atherton, Cassandra
Journal name Journal of gender studies
Volume number 25
Issue number 2
Start page 169
End page 182
Total pages 16
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication Oxford, Eng.
Publication date 2015
ISSN 0958-9236
1465-3869
Keyword(s) Australian poetry
poets in academe
university women
women poets
Summary This article explores the experience of women poets in academe and posits that by institutionalising themselves in universities, women poets gain financial stability by working in the wider field of poetry. However, they also face discrimination and a lack of opportunity in these workplaces. The article uses two case studies of poets Maria Takolander and Jill Jones, who work at Deakin University and the University of Adelaide, Australia, respectively. These case studies show the way in which these poets explore the experience of academe in their poetry.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/09589236.2014.922467
Field of Research 200502 Australian Literature (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
1608 Sociology
Socio Economic Objective 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2014, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30067667

Document type: Journal Article
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