The Goulburn Island Song Cycle : Song 12 single work   poetry   "They seize the young girls of the western tribes, with their swaying"
Is part of Goulburn Island Song Cycle Gumaitj Tribe Ronald M. Berndt (translator), 1976 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 1976 1976
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  • Translation

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Three Faces of Love : Traditional Aboriginal Song-Poetry Ronald M. Berndt , West Melbourne : Nelson , 1976 Z149097 1976 selected work poetry criticism West Melbourne : Nelson , 1976 pg. 29
  • Appears in:
    y Love Songs of Arnhem Land Ronald M. Berndt , Ronald M. Berndt (translator), Melbourne : Nelson , 1976 Z1402347 1976 anthology poetry Melbourne : Nelson , 1976 pg. 59
  • Appears in:
    y The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse Les Murray (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 Z427532 1986 anthology poetry Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 pg. 328-329
  • Appears in:
    y The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse Les Murray (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 Z427532 1986 anthology poetry South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 pg. 335
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry Since 1788 Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 Z1803846 2011 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major poets, and lesser-known but equally affecting ones, and all manifestations of Australian poetry since 1788, from concrete poems to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naïve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse. Translations of some striking Aboriginal song poems are one of the high points. Containing over 1000 poems from 170 Australian poets, as well as short critical biographies, this careful reevaluation of Australian poetry makes this a superb book that can be read and enjoyed over a lifetime.' (From the publisher's website.) Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 pg. 420
Last amended 14 Jun 2013 19:13:06
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
  • South Goulburn Island, West Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
  • Coast,
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