Towards the Source : 1894-97 : 30 single work   poetry   "The winter eve is clear and chill:"
Alternative title: The Shadow on the Hill
Issue Details: First known date: 1908 1908
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Notes

  • The poem first appeared in The Heart of the Rose with no title.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Heart of the Rose vol. 1 no. 3 June 1908 Z1156583 1908 periodical issue The issue has a frontispiece from Blake's 'Illustrations to the Book of Job' and an article on Swinburne by A. T. Strong. The Shadow on the Hill 1908 pg. 27
  • Appears in:
    y An Anthology of Australian Verse George Mackaness (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1952 6472657 1952 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1952 pg. 31-32
    Note: With title: The Shadow on the Hill
  • Appears in:
    y The Verse of Christopher Brennan Christopher Brennan , A. R. Chisholm (editor), John Joseph Quinn (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1960 Z443320 1960 collected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1960 pg. 93
  • Appears in:
    y Bards in the Wilderness : Australian Colonial Poetry to 1920 Adrian Mitchell (editor), Brian Elliott (editor), Melbourne : Nelson , 1970 Z429552 1970 anthology poetry Melbourne : Nelson , 1970 pg. 162
  • Appears in:
    y Poems [1913] C. J. Brennan , Sydney : G. B. Philip , 1913 Z1014667 1913 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units)

    This work comprises three major sections: 'Towards the Source', 1894-1897; 'The Forest of the Night', 1898-1902; 'The Wanderer', 1902, and two concluding segments, 'Pauca Mea' and 'Epilogues' (Oxford Companion to Australian Literature ).

    Brennan's own descriptionof the work was ' a sublimation of a whole imaginitive life and experience into a subtly ordered series of poems, where each piece has, of course, its individual value, and yet cannot be interpreted save in its relation to the whole' (The Prose of Chritopher Brennan, ed. A. R. Chisolm.)

    Sydney : Sydney University Press , 1972
    pg. 67
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems Christopher Brennan , G. A. Wilkes (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1973 Z438497 1973 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1973 pg. 35
  • Appears in:
    y Christopher Brennan Christopher Brennan , Terry Sturm (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1984 Z406454 1984 selected work poetry criticism biography correspondence prose St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1984 pg. 30
  • Appears in:
    y An Anthology of Australian Poetry to 1920 John Kinsella (editor), Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 Z1908582 2007 anthology poetry column prose Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 pg. 310
    Note: Editor's note: 1906
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