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- 153 p. ; 22 cm.
- Corporate Author
- University of Western Sydney. Writing & Society Research Group.
- Includes bibliographical references.Published for the Writing & Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney.Summary: "Eighth Habitation takes its name from the Buddhist notion of purgatory, a mystic realm where the meaning of a human life is judged.The poems inhabit a range of landscapes and perspectives, in Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, China and Australia, with an empathy and understanding that suggests a consciousness imbued with an Asian sensibility.Blending the traditional, the cosmopolitan and the unexpected in their observation of detail, the poems register the dignity and resilience of a world recovering from personal tragedy and the trauma of history."--Publisher's website.