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y A Century of Australian Song anthology   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1888 1888
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Notes

  • 'This volume is an enlarged edition of Australian Ballads and Rhymes' (verso of title page.)
  • Partial contents indexed; remainder pending.

Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Quis Separabiti"Why separate? I would that we were one -", Douglas Sladen , 1883-1884 single work poetry (p. iii-v)
The Sheep Shearersi"Here's work for men to do and sweat,", Francis Adams , 1887 single work poetry (p. 35)
Spring Morningi"What clearer than this earth and air?", Francis Adams , 1887 single work poetry (p. 35-36)
The Kangaroo Hunti"Up and away by the break of day,", Francis Adams , 1887 single work poetry (p. 37-38)
Trucanini's Dirgei"Through the forests deep the slow rains weep,", Alpha Crucis , 1876 single work poetry (p. 39-43)
Evening: A Fragmenti"It is the evening hour, and silently", Emma Frances Anderson , 1869 single work poetry (p. 44-45)
An Australian Girl's Farewelli"I'm leaving thee, my happy native land,", Emma Frances Anderson , 1863 single work poetry (p. 46-47)
A Voice from the Bushi"High noon, and not a cloud in the sky", Mowbray Morris , 1871 single work poetry (p. 48-52)
Note: Author note 'O! mihi praeteritos...'
Fairylandi"Do you remember that careless band,", Mrs James Glenny Wilson , 1888 single work poetry (p. 53-54)
A Spring Afternoon, N.Z.i"We rode in the shadowy place of pines,", Austral , 1888 single work poetry (p. 55-56)
From the Clyde to Braidwoodi"A winter morn. The blue Clyde river winds", Australie , 1877 single work poetry (p. 57-61)
The Explorer's Messagei"Golden, crimson, glows the sunset o'er the wild Australian scene,", Australie , 1877 single work poetry (p. 62-68)
Melbournei"O sweet Queen-city of the golden South,", Patrick Moloney , 1888 single work poetry Melbourne 1843-1904 (p. 69)
The Barrington Prologuei"From distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas we come,", Henry Carter , 1801 single work poetry Prologue, Spoken by George Barrington (p. 71-72)
Forsaken Homes and Gravesi"These mountain", Henry Hamilton Blackham , 1888 single work poetry (p. 78-79)
When I Am Deadi"When I am dead lay me down to rest", John Bright , 1888 single work poetry (p. 94-95)
Tomboy Madgei"O! For a swim thro' the reedy river", Jennings Carmichael , 1888 single work poetry (p. 98-100)
The Australian Girli"She has a beauty of her own,", Ethel Castilla , 1888 single work poetry (p. 101)
Bessi"Eh? Why am I keeping that old crippled mare?", Alfred Chandler , 1886 single work poetry (p. 102-105)
Catching the Coachi"At Kangaroo Gully in 'Fifty-two", Alfred Chandler , 1886 single work poetry (p. 106-110)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Walter Scott Publishers , 1888 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 583p.
      Edition info: Centenary ed.
      Reprinted: 1891
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: This Volume,

        Inspired by Life in the Greater Britain

        Under the Southern Cross,

        is Dedicated

        To the English of Three Continents

      • Includes bibliography (pp 567-576) and Notes (pp 577-583)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: E. W. Cole , 1888 .
      Extent: xvi, 583p.p.
      Reprinted: 1891

Works about this Work

Marking the Unmarked : An Epitaphic Preoccupation in Nineteenth-Century Australian Poetry Ian Reid , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Victorian Poetry , vol. 40 no. 1 2002; (p. 7-20)
Literary Culture 1851-1914 : Founding a Canon Elizabeth Perkins , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Oxford Literary History of Australia 1998; (p. 47-65)
The Provincial Muse 1888-1900 A. D. Hope , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 8 no. 1 1977; (p. 16-28)
Twelve Australian Books That Should Be in Every Home Charles R. Long , 1938 single work criticism
— Appears in: All About Books , 15 January vol. 10 no. 1 1938; (p. 9)
The books on Long's list are 'selected mainly with an eye to their educational value'.
Australian Literature Society [Meeting Report] F. G. G. Hynes , 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 October vol. 9 no. 10 1937; (p. 162-163)
Includes a list of competitions of novels awarded the Society's gold medal. Doris hayball spoke on 'Opportunities Abroad for Australians'. C.R. Long delivered the main address 'Origin and Results of Douglas Sladen's A Century of Australian Song'.
Twelve Australian Books That Should Be in Every Home Charles R. Long , 1938 single work criticism
— Appears in: All About Books , 15 January vol. 10 no. 1 1938; (p. 9)
The books on Long's list are 'selected mainly with an eye to their educational value'.
Australian Literature Society [Meeting Report] F. G. G. Hynes , 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 October vol. 9 no. 10 1937; (p. 162-163)
Includes a list of competitions of novels awarded the Society's gold medal. Doris hayball spoke on 'Opportunities Abroad for Australians'. C.R. Long delivered the main address 'Origin and Results of Douglas Sladen's A Century of Australian Song'.
The Provincial Muse 1888-1900 A. D. Hope , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 8 no. 1 1977; (p. 16-28)
Literary Culture 1851-1914 : Founding a Canon Elizabeth Perkins , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Oxford Literary History of Australia 1998; (p. 47-65)
Marking the Unmarked : An Epitaphic Preoccupation in Nineteenth-Century Australian Poetry Ian Reid , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Victorian Poetry , vol. 40 no. 1 2002; (p. 7-20)
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