The Great Tradition sequence   poetry  
  • Author: Laurie Duggan http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/duggan-laurie
Issue Details: First known date: 1980 1980
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Satirical sequence dealing with Australian poets and poetic styles and issues such as the opposition of classicism, tradition and modernism in verse.

Notes

  • Epigraph: "Classical poetic form is nowadays used only by variety singers" (Kurt Schwitters)

Includes

After Strange Gods i "Oh, to be in Canberra", Laurie Duggan , 1980 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 40 no. 2 1980; (p. 222) Adventures in Paradise 1982; (p. 17) Adventures in Paradise 1991; (p. 19-21) New and Selected Poems 1971-1993 1996; (p. 47)
In Memory of Kenneth Slessor i "Earth, receive an honoured guest:", Laurie Duggan , 1980 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 40 no. 2 1980; (p. 223) Adventures in Paradise 1982; (p. 18) The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990; (p. 55-56) Adventures in Paradise 1991; (p. 22-23) New and Selected Poems 1971-1993 1996; (p. 48)
Beyond the Gentility Principle i "A nation of trees, drab green and desolate grey,", Laurie Duggan , 1980 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 40 no. 2 1980; (p. 225) Adventures in Paradise 1982; (p. 21) Adventures in Paradise 1991; (p. 28-29) New and Selected Poems 1971-1993 1996; (p. 51)
Peasant Mandarin i "The pasture's dry", Laurie Duggan , 1980 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 40 no. 2 1980; (p. 224-225) Adventures in Paradise 1982; (p. 19-20) The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990; (p. 56-57) Adventures in Paradise 1991; (p. 24-27) The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993; (p. 221-222) New and Selected Poems 1971-1993 1996; (p. 49-50)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Southerly vol. 40 no. 2 June 1980 Z588681 1980 periodical issue 1980 pg. 222-225
  • Appears in:
    y Adventures in Paradise Laurie Duggan , Darlington : Magic Sam/Experimental Art Foundation , 1982 Z925873 1982 selected work poetry Darlington : Magic Sam/Experimental Art Foundation , 1982 pg. 17-21
    Note: Includes explanatory notes on the sequence, pp.[23-28]
  • Appears in:
    y Adventures in Paradise Laurie Duggan , Darlington : Magic Sam/Experimental Art Foundation , 1982 Z925873 1982 selected work poetry North Adelaide : Little Esther Books , 1991 pg. 19-21
  • Appears in:
    y New and Selected Poems 1971-1993 Laurie Duggan , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 Z125172 1996 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 pg. 47-51
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