Using examples from Railroad and its predecessor, Peter Kirkpatrick will look at the impact of journalistic innovation on the range and uses of working-class poetry. Entry Free.
Peter Kirkpatrick teaches English, Text & Writing at the University of Western Sydney. He is the author of The Sea Coast of Bohemia: Literary Life in Sydney's Roaring Twenties (UQP, 1992) and, with Jill Dimond, Literary Sydney: A Walking Guide (UQP, 2000).
Where: PSU House, Level 7, 191 Thomas Street, Sydney
When: Sunday September 7, 2003, 2-4 pm
Note: due to difficulties in accessing the building on weekends, we would appreciate it if you could arrive before 2pm.
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