A Death in the Bush single work   poetry   "The hut was built of bark and shrunken slabs"
  • Author: Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1868... 1868 A Death in the Bush
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y Henry Kendall : The Man and the Myths Michael Ackland , Carlton : Miegunyah Press , 1995 Z396499 1995 single work biography
Towards "The Shadow": Henry Kendall and the Mid-Century Crisis of Faith Michael Ackland , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , September vol. 35 no. 3 1990; (p. 71-78) Henry Kendall : The Muse of Australia 1992; (p. 275-288)
Ackland explores Kendall's crisis of faith in relation to the verse narratives that illustrate his attempt to "supplement the truths of religion with those of poetry". Kendall uses myth and biblical figures to to express his existential dilemma in the late 1860s. But these poems were not included in Leaves from Australian Forests (1869) and remained concealed in newspaper archives. Because these poems are not discussed by Kendall's biographers understanding of Kendall's life and work is incomplete.
Towards "The Shadow": Henry Kendall and the Mid-Century Crisis of Faith Michael Ackland , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , September vol. 35 no. 3 1990; (p. 71-78) Henry Kendall : The Muse of Australia 1992; (p. 275-288)
Ackland explores Kendall's crisis of faith in relation to the verse narratives that illustrate his attempt to "supplement the truths of religion with those of poetry". Kendall uses myth and biblical figures to to express his existential dilemma in the late 1860s. But these poems were not included in Leaves from Australian Forests (1869) and remained concealed in newspaper archives. Because these poems are not discussed by Kendall's biographers understanding of Kendall's life and work is incomplete.
y Henry Kendall : The Man and the Myths Michael Ackland , Carlton : Miegunyah Press , 1995 Z396499 1995 single work biography
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