As He Lay Dying single work   poetry   "As he lay dying, two fat crows"
Issue Details: First known date: 1957 1957
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  • Appears in:
    y Act One : Poems Randolph Stow , London : MacDonald , 1957 Z319764 1957 selected work poetry London : MacDonald , 1957 pg. 24
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    y A Counterfeit Silence : Selected Poems Randolph Stow , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1969 Z316341 1969 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1969 pg. 7
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    y Pamphletpoems One Epping : St. Clair Press , 1982 Z415674 1982 anthology poetry Epping : St. Clair Press , 1982 pg. 7
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    y The Oxford Book of Modern Australian Verse Peter Porter (editor), South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 Z397894 1996 anthology poetry extract South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 pg. 128
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    y The Land's Meaning : New Selected Poems Randolph Stow , John Kinsella (editor), Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2012 Z1871351 2012 selected work poetry

    'Randolph Stow's slim body of poetry weighs more than most oeuvres many times its size. It has few equals anywhere in the world. Groundbreaking, historic and essential, it is haunting, lyrical, mythical, spiritual and anchored in place.' John Kinsella (Trove record)

    Alternately prolific and silent, Randolph Stow won the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 1958 and the Patrick White Award in 1979. In The Land's Meaning, John Kinsella brings together selected works of one of Australia's finest modernist poets. Including previously uncollected pieces, the volume's wide ranging introduction provides a rich context for the work of this extraordinary and important poet in the most comprehensive collection of Stow's work to date. (Trove record)

    Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2012
    pg. 73
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