A Ballad of Tanna single work   poetry   "She knelt by the dead, in her passionate grief,"
Alternative title: The Ballad of Tanna
  • Author: Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1861 1861
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Notes

  • First published in the Sydney Morning Herald in July 1861 titled 'A Ballad of Tanna'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Sydney Morning Herald 11 July 1861 Z1766341 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 3
    Note: With title: 'A Ballad of Tanna'
  • Appears in:
    y The Illawarra Mercury vol. 6 no. 86 26 July 1861 Z1785819 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 4
    Note: Author's footnote: 'Tanna is a large island situated in the group known as the "New Hebrides." It may be necessary to add that Alkanna and Kerrara are the names of two rival tribes of aborigines'. Editor's note: 'From a M. S. Legend'
  • Appears in:
    y The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal vol. 6 no. 145 27 July 1861 Z1825476 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 306
  • Appears in:
    y Poems and Songs Henry Kendall , Sydney London : J. R. Clarke Sampson Low, Son and Marston , 1862 Z822006 1862 selected work poetry Sydney London : J. R. Clarke Sampson Low, Son and Marston , 1862 pg. 44-45
    Note: With title: 'The Ballad of Tanna'
  • Appears in:
    y Bell's Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle 9 November 1862 Z1766036 1862 newspaper issue 1862 pg. 2
    Note: With title: 'A Ballad of Tanna'
  • Appears in:
    y The Australian Journal vol. 4 no. 50 July 1869 Z1064550 1869 periodical issue 1869 pg. 690
    Note: With title: 'The Ballad of Tanna'
  • Appears in:
    y Poems of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Melbourne : George Robertson , 1886 Z572550 1886 selected work poetry Melbourne : George Robertson , 1886 pg. 22
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , T. Inglis Moore (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1957 Z407547 1957 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1957 pg. 184-185
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Thomas Thornton Reed (editor), Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 Z571473 1966 selected work poetry This critical edition includes 90 previously uncollected poems and collates manuscripts of the poems and their appearances in periodicals and newspapers during the poet's life-time. There are copious biographical and critical notes, indexes and a bibliography. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 pg. 21-22
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , T. Inglis Moore (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1957 Z407547 1957 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1988 pg. 184-185

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  • Vanuatu, South Pacific, Pacific Region,
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