The Drowned World of Kenneth Slessor


Examines one of Slessor’s central preoccupations—his fascination with drowning—and its significance in Slessor’s work.

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Published 1 May 2001 in Volume 20 No. 1. Subjects: Australian poetry, Drowning, Imagery, Kenneth Slessor.

Cite as: Poacher, Jeffrey. ‘The Drowned World of Kenneth Slessor.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 1, 2001, doi: 10.20314/als.63b3efd83a.