Summer Lightning single work   poetry   "Just now, as warm day faded from our sight,"
  • Author: Lesbia Harford http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harford-lesbia
Issue Details: First known date: 1985-1941 1985-1941
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  • Appears in:
    y The Poems of Lesbia Harford Lesbia Harford , Drusilla Modjeska (editor), Marjorie Pizer (editor), North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 Z317803 1985 selected work poetry humour satire North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 pg. 52
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry in the Twentieth Century Robert Gray (editor), Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1991 Z27032 1991 anthology poetry Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1991 pg. 35
  • 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. 248

Works about this Work

Harford, Lesbia : Poems Selected by Oliver Dennis Oliver Dennis , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: PN Review , November/December vol. 39 no. 2 2012; (p. 37-39)
Harford, Lesbia : Poems Selected by Oliver Dennis Oliver Dennis , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: PN Review , November/December vol. 39 no. 2 2012; (p. 37-39)
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