Australia (in Contemporary Literature) single work   poetry   satire   "Whalers, damper, swag and nosebag, Johnny-cakes and billy-tea,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1899 1899
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Bookfellow 31 May 1899 Z633360 1899 periodical issue 1899
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of Australian Ballads [1993] Elizabeth Webby (editor), Philip Butterss (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 Z136407 1993 anthology poetry humour satire Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 pg. 262
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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. 305
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    y An Australian Treasury of Popular Verse Jim Haynes (editor), Sydney : ABC Books , 2002 Z985597 2002 anthology poetry Sydney : ABC Books , 2002 pg. 120
  • Appears in:
    y The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry John Leonard (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1674214 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 16 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 356

Works about this Work

Literary Notes : It's Not on the Tip of My Tongue Cecil Hadgraft , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 1 1970; (p. 65-68)
Literary Notes : It's Not on the Tip of My Tongue Cecil Hadgraft , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 1 1970; (p. 65-68)
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