A Letter to John Dryden single work   poetry   "Dear John, whoever now takes pen to write"
  • Author: James McAuley http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/mcauley-james
Issue Details: First known date: 1956 1956
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  • Appears in:
    y A Vision of Ceremony : Poems James McAuley , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1956 Z137699 1956 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1956 pg. 59-69
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    y Collected Poems 1936-1970 James McAuley , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1971 Z136303 1971 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1971 pg. 85-95
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    y Anthology of Australian Religious Poetry Les Murray (editor), Blackburn : Collins Dove , 1986 Z212505 1986 anthology poetry Blackburn : Collins Dove , 1986 pg. 166-174
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    y Collected Poems James McAuley , Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1994 Z37758 1994 collected work poetry Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1994 pg. 104-117
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    y Australian Poetry Library APRIL; APL; The Australian Poetry Resources Internet Library John Tranter , Sydney : 2004- Z1368099 2004- website

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Works about this Work

James McAuley: The Possibility of Despair Noel Rowe (editor), 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 60 no. 2 2000; (p. 26-38) Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 84-99)
From Heroism to Pietas : The Anti-Modernist's Progress in the Poetry of James McAuley Jennifer Strauss , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 48 no. 3 1989; (p. 597-610)
Unsolicited Reply to James McAuley's Letter to John Dryden i "You sent your letter to an older John", Jack Lindsay , 1954 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 13 no. 3 1954; (p. 346-349)
Unsolicited Reply to James McAuley's Letter to John Dryden i "You sent your letter to an older John", Jack Lindsay , 1954 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 13 no. 3 1954; (p. 346-349)
James McAuley: The Possibility of Despair Noel Rowe (editor), 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 60 no. 2 2000; (p. 26-38) Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 84-99)
From Heroism to Pietas : The Anti-Modernist's Progress in the Poetry of James McAuley Jennifer Strauss , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 48 no. 3 1989; (p. 597-610)
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