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Saturday, February 20, 2010

'On Passion' by Dorothy Porter

From the Melbourne University Press website:

A wonderful, ultimately joyous, insight into the creative life of one of our best loved poets.

In On Passion celebrated Australian poet Dorothy Porter delves headfirst into the passions, both literary and earthly. We discover the young Dorothy Porter's 'drug of choice' was none other than romantic love and that 'some of the most deeply passionate experiences of [her] life happened between the covers of a book'.

Written just before she passed away in 2008, On Passion is a wonderful, ultimately joyous, insight into the creative life of one of our best loved poets.

Publication date: March 2010
Price: $19.99
Status: Forthcoming
Format: 112 pp, HB, 150 x 110 mm,

Subject: Non Fiction
ISBN-13 : 978-0-522-85601-9
Imprint: MUP

There is a generous extract in The Age newspaper online at http://www.theage.com.au/news/entertainment/books/a-ravenous-heart/2010/02/19/1266082347892.html

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