Imagining Transcendence: The Poetry of David Malouf


Seger examines the philosophy of transcendence in Malouf’s poetry, arguing that his notion of transcendence is, paradoxically, ‘grounded in the body, the present and the world’.

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Published 1 October 2005 in Volume 22 No. 2. Subjects: Poetry writing, Self, Spiritual journeys, Spiritual life, Transcendence, David Malouf.

Cite as: Seger, Natalie. ‘Imagining Transcendence: The Poetry of David Malouf.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 2, 2005, doi: 10.20314/als.a0ab498573.