Araluen single work   poetry   "River, myrtle-rimmed, and set"
  • Author: Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1869 1869
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Notes

  • Note that Kendall wrote two different poems with this title.

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Works about this Work

Henry Kendall: A Study in Imagery Donovan Clarke , 1957 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , vol. 29 no. 4 1957; (p. 71-79) Australian Quarterly , vol. 30 no. 1 1958; (p. 89-98) Henry Kendall : The Muse of Australia 1992; (p. 1-24)
Clarke investigates Kendall's 'private myth' in Poems and Songs in which the poet seeks a maiden who has crossed a sea and entered a strange land. In later volumes, Kendall's expansion of this myth anticipates the symbolists because of his exploration of the "conception that human existence is an absence from the Divine, and Time a deprivation of Eternity". Clarke concludes that Kendall needs to be considered in terms other than "Australian" to appreciate the full impact of his poetry, his borrowings and anticipations.
Pilgrimage to Grave of Marcus Clark 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 15 April vol. 9 no. 4 1937; (p. 61)
Invitation to join the Lindsay Gordon Lovers' Society at the graves of Marcus Clark and Araluen Kendall. Includes detailed directions to the graveside.
Pilgrimage to Grave of Marcus Clark 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 15 April vol. 9 no. 4 1937; (p. 61)
Invitation to join the Lindsay Gordon Lovers' Society at the graves of Marcus Clark and Araluen Kendall. Includes detailed directions to the graveside.
Henry Kendall: A Study in Imagery Donovan Clarke , 1957 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , vol. 29 no. 4 1957; (p. 71-79) Australian Quarterly , vol. 30 no. 1 1958; (p. 89-98) Henry Kendall : The Muse of Australia 1992; (p. 1-24)
Clarke investigates Kendall's 'private myth' in Poems and Songs in which the poet seeks a maiden who has crossed a sea and entered a strange land. In later volumes, Kendall's expansion of this myth anticipates the symbolists because of his exploration of the "conception that human existence is an absence from the Divine, and Time a deprivation of Eternity". Clarke concludes that Kendall needs to be considered in terms other than "Australian" to appreciate the full impact of his poetry, his borrowings and anticipations.
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