The Mountain Grave single work   poetry   "The railway's heavy-freighted trains"
Issue Details: First known date: 1885 1885
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  • Appears in:
    y The Beauteous Terrorist and Other Poems A Wanderer , Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885 Z824669 1885 selected work poetry

    The Beauteous Terrorist in the title poem was a remarkable young woman, a beautiful Russian aristocrat Sophia Perovskaia, who deserted her class to join the Terrorist Party which sought to overthrow the Czar. She was arrested and executed, a deed which prompted Sir Henry Parkes, a noted politician on the opposite side of the globe, to pen an epic poem in her honour. Back cover of the facsimile edition.

    Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885
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    y A Century of Australian Song Douglas Sladen (editor), London : Walter Scott Publishers , 1888 Z475202 1888 anthology poetry London : Walter Scott Publishers , 1888 pg. 370-371
  • Appears in:
    y Fragmentary Thoughts Henry Parkes , Sydney : Samuel E. Lees , 1889 Z386474 1889 selected work poetry Sydney : Samuel E. Lees , 1889 pg. 132-134
  • Appears in:
    y A Treasury of Colonial Poetry Milsons Point : Currawong , 1982 Z363730 1982 anthology poetry Milsons Point : Currawong , 1982 pg. 243-244
  • Appears in:
    y The Beauteous Terrorist and Other Poems A Wanderer , Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885 Z824669 1885 selected work poetry

    The Beauteous Terrorist in the title poem was a remarkable young woman, a beautiful Russian aristocrat Sophia Perovskaia, who deserted her class to join the Terrorist Party which sought to overthrow the Czar. She was arrested and executed, a deed which prompted Sir Henry Parkes, a noted politician on the opposite side of the globe, to pen an epic poem in her honour. Back cover of the facsimile edition.

    Dubbo : Review Publications , 1986
    pg. 68-71
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