y The Secret Key and Other Verses selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1906 1906
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Notes

  • Pages 101-204 re-issued as Kara and Other Verses (1910)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1906 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Secret Keyi"There is a magic kingdom of strange powers,", George Essex Evans , 1906 single work poetry (p. 1-2)
An Australian Symphonyi"Not as the songs of other lands", George Essex Evans , 1891 single work poetry (p. 3-7)
The Women of the Westi"They left the vine-wreathed cottage and the mansion on the hill,", George Essex Evans , 1901 single work poetry (p. 8-10)
Ode for Commonwealth Dayi"Awake! Awake! The wings of dawn", George Essex Evans , 1900 single work poetry (p. 11-14)
The Nation Buildersi"A handful of workers seeking the star of a strong intent-", George Essex Evans , 1898 single work poetry (p. 15-18)
On the Plainsi"Half-lost in film of faintest lawn,", George Essex Evans , 1898 single work poetry (p. 19-22)
A Federal Songi"In the greyness of the dawning we have seen the pilot-star,", George Essex Evans , 1899 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
A Nocturnei"Like weary sea-birds spent with flight", George Essex Evans , 1896 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
The Dream Stari"Whisper, O wings of the wind! Sing me your song, O sea!", George Essex Evans , 1906 single work poetry (p. 27-29)
A Song of Lifei"Sing not of Rest", George Essex Evans , 1891 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
The Lion's Whelpsi"There is scarlet on his forehead,", George Essex Evans , 1899 single work poetry (p. 32-33)
The Sword of Paini"The lights burn dim and make weird shadow-play,", George Essex Evans , 1905 single work poetry (p. 34-41)
A Pastorali"Nature feels the touch of noon;", George Essex Evans , 1897 single work poetry (p. 42-44)
Lux in Tenebrisi"When first the Gods, whose Empire is eternal,", George Essex Evans , 1896 single work poetry (p. 45-49)
The Song of Graciai"Across the street, across the grass,", George Essex Evans , 1896 single work poetry (p. 50-53)
Ad Astrai"Weary was I of Earth. My body lay,", George Essex Evans , 1906 single work poetry (p. 54-59)
The Grey Roadi"A sun-flash on his mounting wing,", George Essex Evans , 1900 single work poetry A Grey Road (p. 60-61)
But the Greatest of These is Charityi"White faces turn to us again", George Essex Evans , 1906 single work poetry (p. 62-63)
Auri Sacra Famesi"Now that the gods are dead - where shall we find us a god?", George Essex Evans , 1892 single work poetry (p. 64-69)
The Spirit of Poetryi"All things are Hers. Concealed or manifest,", George Essex Evans , 1897 single work poetry (p. 70-72)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1906 .
      Extent: 100, 32p.p.
      Description: illus., port.
      Note/s:
      • Re-issue of the first part of the 1906 edition. Companion volume to the 1910 re-issue of the second part with title Kara and Other Verses.
      • Advertisements front and back; booklet of publisher's advertisements bound at back, dated July 1909.
      • Actual publication date: [1910?]

Works about this Work

Unsolicited Manuscripts Received by Angus and Robertson, 1896-1914 Jennifer Alison , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand Bulletin , First Quarter vol. 20 no. 1 1996; (p. 45-60)
Untitled 1907 single work review
— Appears in: The Native Companion , 31 January vol. 1 no. 1 1907; (p. 11-12)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
A Democratic Poet Milner Macmaster , 1907 single work review
— Appears in: Critic , 9 November 1907; (p. 4)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
The Prizeoder 1907 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 January vol. 28 no. 1405 1907; (p. 2)
Untitled 1907 single work review
— Appears in: The Book Lover , 1 February vol. 10 no. 94 1907; (p. 16)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
'The Secret Key' : George Essex Evans's New Book 1906 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 29 December 1906; (p. 20)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
Memoranda Alfred George Stephens , 1906 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 September vol. 27 no. 1389 1906; (p. 2)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
The Secret Key and Other Verses, by George Essex Evans 1906 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 26 December vol. 73 no. 1925 1906; (p. 51)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
Untitled 1907 single work review
— Appears in: The Native Companion , 31 January vol. 1 no. 1 1907; (p. 11-12)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
A Democratic Poet Milner Macmaster , 1907 single work review
— Appears in: Critic , 9 November 1907; (p. 4)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
'The Secret Key' : George Essex Evans's New Book 1906 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 29 December 1906; (p. 20)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
Memoranda Alfred George Stephens , 1906 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 September vol. 27 no. 1389 1906; (p. 2)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
The Secret Key and Other Verses, by George Essex Evans 1906 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 26 December vol. 73 no. 1925 1906; (p. 51)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
Untitled 1907 single work review
— Appears in: The Book Lover , 1 February vol. 10 no. 94 1907; (p. 16)

— Review of The Secret Key and Other Verses George Essex Evans 1906 selected work poetry
The Prizeoder 1907 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 January vol. 28 no. 1405 1907; (p. 2)
Unsolicited Manuscripts Received by Angus and Robertson, 1896-1914 Jennifer Alison , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand Bulletin , First Quarter vol. 20 no. 1 1996; (p. 45-60)
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