Advanced module c: representation and text: elective 1: representing people and politics king henry iv part 1 isbn: 978-0-9942086-5-1 the cohen curricula: advanced module c: representing people and politics: king henry iv part 1 teacher resource is a comprehensive unit of work. Komninos zervos, australian poet constantine zervos, komninos' father in the early 1940s from komninos' splendid facebook posting - old family photos 1908 to present (reproduced with permission of the author) - a fascinating sequence of family photos beginning in the early twentieth century. The confusion about identity and the binary opposition that had existed, greek/australian, australian-greek or greek -australian, kevin o'zervos or koala munga, kevin or komninos, was resolved in the simple statement of the last line, 'the australian poet komninos. No greek-australian overcame this epithet better than the larger-than-life poet/rapper/ performance-artist komninos zervos, a man i knew as kevin before he shed the stigma of needing to belong: nobody calls me a wog anymore i'm respected as an australian writer a poet. Komninos zervos - wikipedia komninos zervos (born 1950) is a greek-australian performance poet and teacher he was born in richmond, he was born in richmond, komninos zervos currently lives in melbourne , australia.
This dvd contains edited highlights of the talks and performances of komninos at the literary festival voices on the range, held in toowoomba each year the festival attracts 2000 high school and primary school students to its sessions with authors. • komninos 'back to module a, australian voices prose fiction i was just interested in the selection of films for the new hsc english, nothing more. Ever since i heard this poem on the night air i loved it and i wanted to expand it to remixed audio and now a videothe original audio file is used here.
Komninos zervos:biographical detailskomninos, performance poet, poeted from 1985 professionally, taking his poetry to schools, community groups, hotels, music venues, prisons, coffee lounges and universities, radio and television and now the internet komninos the published poet has two adult collections of poetry with the university of queensland press, 'komninos', 1991, and 'komninos by the. Komninos zervos (born 1950) is a greek-australian performance poet and teacher he was born in richmond, melbourne komninos' poems are a playful combination of social commentary, autobiography and farce. The australian voices is attending the australian voices, live in melbourne at st james old cathedral sp s on s so s red s september 14 at 7:43 pm west melbourne, vic, australia . (c) poetry - komninos, komninos by the kupful in better responses, candidates analysed and discussed the use of poetic forms and features and the creation of a persona's voice and/or characters' voices in the poems.
Within the poem, thomastown talk kominos uses the voices of the outnumbered and gives an insight to the people who seem to be voiceless within the eyes of the law. Komninos' poem's provide a range of types of speech, using his own voice and often presents himself as an observer and listens he visualizes the poet as one who is involved in life's experiences, but who also communicates those experiences in his poetry. Komninos zervos earnt a living as a touring performance poet from 1985 to 1995, taking his poetry to schools, community groups, hotels, music venues, prisons, coffee lounges and universities, radio and television and the internet. Komninos the wog poet, rivertown 22 likes i dun grew up in timbertown, and moved to tai's hut with mah lover. The english teachers' association [nsw] • issue 1march 2004 • wwwenglishteachercomau m e t a p h o r while i live , the first novel in the ellie chronicles by john.
Summer of the seventeenth doll or poetry • komninos 'back to melbourne' 'thomastown talk' or nonfiction • bird rob students choose one of the following texts as the basis for their study of the elective australian voices 'noura from narooma. Gerometta's baby shark is (little) more than an absurd playground chant crafted by multiple generations of attention-seekers (with equally silly actions, which we obediently perform - all in. Isbn: 978-0-9942086-3-7 this extensive resource for distinctive voices focuses on the poetry selection from komninos by the kupfulthe resource provides you, the teacher, with a ready to implement, straight into the classroom teaching program specific to distinctive voices for this text.
It speaks in a language of popular culture, an accessible language with recognisable australian icons and voices, political figures, pop stars, poets and it speaks about concepts equally easy to understand, philosophy in suburbia, cultural theory in canberra, politics in the pub, history at home in front of the tellie, literary criticism at. Prescribed texts for hsc 2009-2012-esl module a:experience through language elective 1:australian voices leading performance poet komninos writes for stage, street and classroom in a language of deadly humour and infectious rhythms. What voices are found in the text komninos poetry- distinctive voice - australian culture - influences during our stages of growing up full transcript. There are many different ways of living in our multicultural australian society, but is there a right one you could be either rich or poor, catholic or christian, skinny or fat, popular or unpopular, all of which are different ways of living.