6 : They Assume the Survivors are Australian single work   poetry   "You, Carnarvon, at Empire's end"
Is part of Seven Songs for Sydney Robert Harris 1992 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 1992 1992
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  • Appears in:
    y Jane, Interlinear and Other Poems Robert Harris , Sydney : Paper Bark Press , 1992 Z11213 1992 selected work poetry humour satire Sydney : Paper Bark Press , 1992 pg. 28
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 44-45
  • Appears in:
    y The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry John Leonard (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1674214 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 16 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 76
Last amended 1 Apr 2010
  • Bush,
  • Carnarvon, Gascoyne - Murchison area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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