‘…The Wild Assertion of Vitality’


Kris Hemensley describes his career, approach to poetry, and relationship to broader international and national poetic movements. The piece also provides insight into the 'new' Australian poetry and literary scene of the sixties and seventies.

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Published 1 October 1977 in Volume 8 No. 2. Subjects: Crosscultural relations, Editors, Literary career, Literary influences, Little magazines, Poetry magazines.

Cite as: Hemensley, Kris. ‘‘…The Wild Assertion of Vitality’.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, no. 2, 1977, doi: 10.20314/als.df8d7169c9.