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Issue Details: First known date: 1993 1993
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Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1993 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Australian Satirical Verse : The Sting in the Wattle : Introduction, Philip Neilsen , 1993 single work criticism (p. xviii-xxviii)
A Convict's Tour to Helli"You prisoners of New South Wales,", Francis MacNamara , 1839 single work poetry satire
For discussion of the various versions of this poem and the history of its compilation see Frank the Poet by Meredith and Whalen (1979). Several manuscript versions exist in the Mitchell library - ML MSS 7266, A 649, A 807 and C 967 (digitised copy: of this available)
A Convict's Tour of Hell
(p. 1-6)
Songs of the Squatters (No.3.)i"The gum has no shade,", Robert Lowe , 1845 single work poetry satire (p. 7-8)
The Beautiful Squatteri"Where the wandering Barwon delighteth the eye,", Charles Harpur , 1845 single work poetry satire
'On a squatter who sdeuces aboriginal women and is eventually killed as a result.' (Webby)
(p. 9-10)
Marvellous Martin - IIi"Who sees him walk the street, can scarce forbear", Charles Harpur , 1853 single work poetry satire (p. 10-11)
Impromptui"Some hold that the power showing feature the nose is,", Charles Harpur , 1984 single work poetry (p. 11)
Marvellous Martin Ii"I looked and saw a low-browed Creature pass", Charles Harpur , 1853 single work poetry From : The Temple of Infamy (p. 12)
The Alphabet of the Land Acti"A was the Act, Antecursor of strife,", Emily Mary Barton , 1910 single work poetry (p. 13)
Captain Bumble's Letteri"Don't talk about Sebastopol,", Charles Thatcher , 1986 single work poetry satire Private Despatch of Captain Bumble of the 40th Stationed at Ballarat to His Excellency Sir Charles Hotham (p. 14-15)
The Song of Ninian Melvillei"Sing the song of noisy Ninny - hang the Muses - spit it out!", Henry Kendall , 1880 single work poetry humour satire (p. 16-17)
Unititledi"Of all the doings of the day", Henry Kendall , 1986 single work poetry extract satire (p. 18-19)
Londoni"The gorgeous stream of England's wealth goes by,", Ada Cambridge , 1887 single work poetry (p. 20)
Fashioni"See those resplendent creatures, as they glide", Ada Cambridge , 1986 single work poetry satire (p. 20)
James Twyceri"James Twycer is a citizen", Thos. E. Spencer , 1986 single work poetry satire (p. 21-22)
When London Callsi"They leave us - artists, singers, all-", Victor J. Daley , 1900 single work poetry satire (p. 23-24)
A Treat for the London Poori"They will troop in loyal thousands from the putrid purlieus where", Victor J. Daley , 1897 single work poetry satire (p. 25)
The Model Journalisti"Young men who would succeed", Victor J. Daley , 1903 single work poetry satire (p. 26-27)
Two of a Tradei"Green grew the grey Port Jackson sky-", Victor J. Daley , 1907 single work poetry satire (p. 28-32)
Quatrains : 5 : Finisi"Faith shuts her eyes,", Victor J. Daley , 1900 single work poetry satire Faith (p. 32)
The Ballad of G.R. Dibbsi"This is the story of G.R.D.,", A. B. Paterson , 1892 single work poetry satire (p. 33-34)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Satiric Poetry Reveals Unexpected Depths Margaret Boe Birns , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 8 no. 1 1994; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Sir John Medley: a memoir J. D. G. Medley Geoffrey Serle 1993 selected work biography ; The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Untitled Ross Fitzgerald , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , Winter vol. 39 no. 2 1994; (p. 93-95)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Untitled Douglas Barbour , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 12 no. 2 1994; (p. 75-84)

— Review of The World Faces Johnny Tripod John Millett 1992 single work drama radio play ; Red Centre Journal : A Journey in Two Parts Kevin Roberts 1992 sequence poetry ; At the Florida John Tranter 1993 selected work poetry ; The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
More Sting Needed Peter Coleman , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 October 1993; (p. rev 5)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Venomous Verse Philip Holcroft , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 October 1993; (p. wkd 7)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Apology for Satire Michael Sharkey , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1993-1994) no. 157 1993; (p. 52-53)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Satiric Poetry Reveals Unexpected Depths Margaret Boe Birns , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 8 no. 1 1994; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Sir John Medley: a memoir J. D. G. Medley Geoffrey Serle 1993 selected work biography ; The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
More Sting Needed Peter Coleman , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 October 1993; (p. rev 5)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Venomous Verse Philip Holcroft , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 October 1993; (p. wkd 7)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Apology for Satire Michael Sharkey , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1993-1994) no. 157 1993; (p. 52-53)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Untitled Ross Fitzgerald , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , Winter vol. 39 no. 2 1994; (p. 93-95)

— Review of The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
Untitled Douglas Barbour , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 12 no. 2 1994; (p. 75-84)

— Review of The World Faces Johnny Tripod John Millett 1992 single work drama radio play ; Red Centre Journal : A Journey in Two Parts Kevin Roberts 1992 sequence poetry ; At the Florida John Tranter 1993 selected work poetry ; The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract
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