Kokoda Corrective single work   poetry   "...Or first that could be counted any rate"
  • Author: Geoff Page http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/page-geoff
Issue Details: First known date: 1992 1992
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  • Author's note: 'It was here young Australian men fought for the first time against the prospect of the invasion of their country...' (Paul Keating, Kokoda, Anzac Day 1992)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Age 7 November 1992 Z635488 1992 newspaper issue 1992 pg. 8 Section: Saturday Extra
  • Appears in:
    y Human Interest Geoff Page , Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1994 Z32960 1994 selected work poetry Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1994 pg. 14
  • Appears in:
    y The Great Forgetting Geoff Page , Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press National Museum of Australia , 1996 Z549041 1996 selected work poetry This is the forgotten story of Australia in the last 200 years, the story of the interaction of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. It is about brutality, arrogance, honest misunderstandings, occasional decencies and continuing unresolved problems. In this creative contribution towards national reconciliation, poet Geoff Page and artist Pooraraar combine their significant talents in an effort to end 'the great forgetting'. (Back cover). Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press National Museum of Australia , 1996 pg. 113
  • Appears in:
    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. 92
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