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Issue Details: First known date: 1944 1944
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  • Poem is written in five parts

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Beyond the Grass-Tree Spears
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    y Beyond the Grass-Tree Spears : Verse Roland Robinson , Melbourne : Georgian House Jindyworobak Publications , 1944 Z423999 1944 selected work poetry Melbourne : Georgian House Jindyworobak Publications , 1944 pg. 9
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    y Selected Poems Roland Robinson , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1971 Z425052 1971 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1971 pg. 1-2
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    y The Jindyworobaks Brian Elliott (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1979 Z354916 1979 anthology poetry criticism extract St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1979 pg. 122
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    y Selected Poems Roland Robinson , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 Z213418 1989 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 pg. 1
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    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 229
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