Marvellous Martin - II single work   poetry   satire   "Who sees him walk the street, can scarce forbear"
  • Author: Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Issue Details: First known date: 1853 1853
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Notes

  • Epigraph: As a self-nominated senator, and sub-constitutionalist.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y People's Advocate 17 December 1853 Z647588 1853 newspaper issue 1853
  • Appears in:
    y The Collins Book of Australian Poetry Rodney Hall , Sydney : Collins , 1981 Z542215 1981 anthology poetry Sydney : Collins , 1981 pg. 27-28
    Note: With title: 'Marvellous Martin' and without epigraph.
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , Elizabeth Perkins (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 Z459555 1984 selected work poetry satire 'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 pg. 95-96
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of Australian Satirical Verse Australian Satirical Verse Philip Neilsen (editor), Ringwood New York (City) : Penguin , 1986 Z517595 1986 anthology poetry extract satire humour war literature Ringwood New York (City) : Penguin , 1986 pg. 34
  • Appears in:
    y The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse Philip Neilsen (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 Z375066 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract satire humour war literature St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 pg. 10-11

Works about this Work

Charles Harpur (1813-1868) : Baptised into Independence Charles Harpur , 1998 selected work prose
— Appears in: Our First Republicans : John Dunmore Lang, Charles Harpur, Daniel Henry Deniehy : Selected Writings, 1840-1860 1998; (p. 57-111)
Contains a selection of Harpur's prose pieces, many of which originated as notes attached to poems published in newspapers and journals.
Rhetoric and the Man : Charles Harpur and the Call to Armed Rebellion Elizabeth Perkins , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , September vol. 6 no. 5 1986; (p. 14-17)
Charles Harpur (1813-1868) : Baptised into Independence Charles Harpur , 1998 selected work prose
— Appears in: Our First Republicans : John Dunmore Lang, Charles Harpur, Daniel Henry Deniehy : Selected Writings, 1840-1860 1998; (p. 57-111)
Contains a selection of Harpur's prose pieces, many of which originated as notes attached to poems published in newspapers and journals.
Rhetoric and the Man : Charles Harpur and the Call to Armed Rebellion Elizabeth Perkins , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , September vol. 6 no. 5 1986; (p. 14-17)
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