The Fitzroy River Crossing single work   poetry   "Camped above the Fitzroy River Crossing"
Issue Details: First known date: 1964 1964
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Alternative title: The Pioneers
First line of verse: "I am camped above the Fitzroy River Crossing,"
  • Appears in:
    y Westerly no. 2 June 1964 Z587879 1964 periodical issue 1964 pg. 10-11
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry 1965 John Thompson (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1965 Z175901 1965 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1965 pg. 12-13
  • Appears in:
    y Grendel Roland Robinson , Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 Z424835 1967 selected work poetry Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 pg. 19-20
    Note: Title: The Pioneers. First line appears as: Camped above the Fitzroy River Crossing,
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry Since 1788 Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 Z1803846 2011 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major poets, and lesser-known but equally affecting ones, and all manifestations of Australian poetry since 1788, from concrete poems to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naïve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse. Translations of some striking Aboriginal song poems are one of the high points. Containing over 1000 poems from 170 Australian poets, as well as short critical biographies, this careful reevaluation of Australian poetry makes this a superb book that can be read and enjoyed over a lifetime.' (From the publisher's website.) Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 pg. 346-347
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