y Silence into Song : An Anthology of Australian Verse anthology   poetry   extract  
Issue Details: First known date: 1968 1968
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Notes

  • The collection is divided into ten parts: The Early Days (with sub-sections - Explorers, Pioneers, and, 'Old Australians'); The Land (with sub-sections - Its Heartbreak, and, Its Blessings); The Australian Scene; 'Characters'; Wild Life; A Year and a Day (with sub-sections - A Year, and, And a Day); By Road and Rail; 'The Brown Slouch Hat'; 'Mostly Froth and Bubble'; Southern Song.
  • Includes section: 'Biographical Notes' pp.133-142.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,: Rigby , 1968 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Luis de Torresi"Luis de Torres, on the Almiranta,", Rex Ingamells , 1943 single work poetry (p. 3)
Note: Includes annotations
Untitledi"Cook was a captain of the Admiralty", Kenneth Slessor , 1931 single work poetry (p. 3-5)
Note: With title: Captain Cook. Includes annotations.
Burke and Willsi"So all men come at last to their Explorer's Tree,", Ken Barratt , 1946 single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Old Botany Bayi"I'm old", Mary Gilmore , 1953 single work poetry (p. 7)
Note: First line: "I'm old
The Shearer's Wifei"Before the glare o' dawn I rise", Louis Esson , 1918 single work poetry (p. 8)
Remittance Mani"The spendthrift, disinherited and graceless,", Judith Wright , 1944 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Note: Includes annotations
Riverina Memoryi"You dream of Roman galleys and the long-oared Viking ships;", Timer , 1940 single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Note: With author name: Charles Shaw. Includes annotations
The Roaring Daysi"The night too quickly passes,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 11-13)
The Waradgery Tribei"Harried we were, and spent,", Mary Gilmore , 1956 single work poetry The Waradgeri Tribe The Waragery Tribe The Wadgery Tribe (p. 14)
Note: Includes annotation: The name of this tribe, which was located in N.S.W., is also written variously as Waradjuri, Wiradhuri, Wuradjuri, and so on. During her childhood Mary Gilmore lived close to the Aborigines and witnessed their tragic decline.
The Camp-Fires of the Pasti"A thousand, thousand camp-fires every night,", Rex Ingamells , 1949 extract poetry (p. 14-15)
Note: Editor's note: From The Great South Land . Includes annotations.
The Last of His Tribei"He crouches, and buries his face on his knees,", Henry Kendall , 1864 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
Note: Includes annotations
Where the Pelican Buildsi"The horses were ready, the rails were down,", Mary Hannay Foott , 1881 single work poetry Where the Pelican Builds Her Nest (p. 19)
Note: Includes annotations
Miragei"Not that he'd go as some indeed would run", Douglas Stewart , 1952 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Mangrove Swampi"Look how the slow, fat bubbles break in rings,", F. S. Burnell , 1910 single work poetry (p. 21-22)
Droughti"My road is fenced with the bleached, white bones", Will H. Ogilvie , 1907 single work poetry (p. 22)
Mallee Scenei"On the death-still plain", Flexmore Hudson , 1938 single work poetry (p. 23)
The Bushi"Give us from dawn to dark", James Lister Cuthbertson , 1914 single work poetry (p. 24)
September in Australiai"Grey Winter hath gone, like a wearisome guest,", Henry Kendall , 1867 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
From a Hilltopi"No cloud in either heaven - for there are two -", Louis Lavater , 1918 single work poetry (p. 26)
By Wood and Woldi"Lightly the breath of the spring wind blows,", Adam Lindsay Gordon , 1867-1906 single work poetry Bush Delights (p. 26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

New Poetry Frank Kellaway , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 42 1969; (p. 41-43)

— Review of Open at Random : Poems Bruce Beaver 1967 selected work poetry ; I Learn by Going : poems Craig Powell 1968 selected work poetry ; The Autobiography of a Gorgon and Other Poems Rodney Hall 1968 selected work poetry ; Silence into Song : An Anthology of Australian Verse 1968 anthology poetry extract ; A Voyage of Lions and Other Poems Geoffrey Lehmann 1968 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry 1968 1968 anthology poetry ; War Poems of a Non-Combatant : A Sequence of Twenty Four Sonnets Cyril E. Goode 1967 sequence poetry
New Poetry Frank Kellaway , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 42 1969; (p. 41-43)

— Review of Open at Random : Poems Bruce Beaver 1967 selected work poetry ; I Learn by Going : poems Craig Powell 1968 selected work poetry ; The Autobiography of a Gorgon and Other Poems Rodney Hall 1968 selected work poetry ; Silence into Song : An Anthology of Australian Verse 1968 anthology poetry extract ; A Voyage of Lions and Other Poems Geoffrey Lehmann 1968 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry 1968 1968 anthology poetry ; War Poems of a Non-Combatant : A Sequence of Twenty Four Sonnets Cyril E. Goode 1967 sequence poetry
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