The Death of Ben Hall single work   poetry   "Ben Hall was out on the Lachlan side"
Issue Details: First known date: 1924 1924
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Alternative title: The Betrayal of Ben Hall
  • Appears in:
    y Smith's Weekly 27 September 1924 Z598309 1924 newspaper issue 1924
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    y Favourite Australian Poems Ian Mudie (editor), Adelaide : Rigby , 1963 Z337064 1963 anthology poetry humour Adelaide : Rigby , 1963 pg. 27-30
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    y From the Ballads to Brennan T. Inglis Moore (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1964 Z407973 1964 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1964 pg. 131-134
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    y Old Australian Ballads : An Anthology W. N. Walker (editor), Sydney : School Projects , 1967 Z1569531 1967 anthology poetry children's

    Collection of well known Australian songs and ballads, divided into sections based on the historical subject matter: 'Ball and Chain', 'Bail Up', 'The Roaring Days', 'Where's Your Licence?', 'Stockmen', 'Wool Away!' and 'Such is Life'.

    The sections - and some of the individual works - are prefaced with educational introductions by the editor explaining historical context as well as terms and concepts.

    Australian Scene : Australian Ballads
    Sydney : School Projects , 1967
    pg. 18-19
    Note: With title: The Betrayal of Ben Hall.
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    y This Land : An Anthology of Australian Poetry for Young People M. M. Flynn (editor), J. Groom (editor), Rushcutters Bay : Pergamon Press , 1968 Z1377506 1968 anthology poetry children's A collection of poems which cover a period of Australian history from the Dreamtime to World War Two. Poems about native animals and the Australian landscape and culture are also included. Rushcutters Bay : Pergamon Press , 1968 pg. 42
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    y Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore Bill Scott , Sydney : Ure Smith , 1976 Z206758 1976 anthology poetry short story prose Sydney : Ure Smith , 1976 pg. 345-346
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    y The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse Beatrice Davis , Melbourne : Nelson , 1984 Z315151 1984 anthology poetry biography Melbourne : Nelson , 1984 pg. 86-88
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    y My Country : Australian Poetry and Short Stories, Two Hundred Years Leonie Kramer (editor), Sydney : Lansdowne , 1985 Z219820 1985 anthology poetry short story Sydney : Lansdowne , 1985 pg. 179-182
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    y Old Ballads from the Bush Bill Scott (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1987 Z57118 1987 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1987 pg. 83-85
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    y On the Track with Bill Bowyang : With Australian Bush Recitations Hugh Anderson , 'Bill Bowyang' , Dawn Anderson (editor), Ascot Vale : Red Rooster Press , 1991-1992 Z1437804 1991-1992 anthology poetry Comprises all nine booklets in Bill Bowyang's Australian Bush Recitations series published between 1933 and 1940, together with a comprehensive critical, biographical and bibliographical introduction. Ascot Vale : Red Rooster Press , 1991-1992 pg. 369-371 Section: Volume 6
  • Appears in:
    y On the Track with Bill Bowyang : With Australian Bush Recitations Hugh Anderson , 'Bill Bowyang' , Dawn Anderson (editor), Ascot Vale : Red Rooster Press , 1991-1992 Z1437804 1991-1992 anthology poetry Comprises all nine booklets in Bill Bowyang's Australian Bush Recitations series published between 1933 and 1940, together with a comprehensive critical, biographical and bibliographical introduction. Ascot Vale : Red Rooster Press , 1991-1992 pg. 75-77 Section: Volume 2
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    y Breaker's Mate : Will Ogilvie in Australia Will H. Ogilvie , John Meredith , John Meredith (editor), Kenthurst : Kangaroo Press , 1996 Z186051 1996 selected work poetry short story criticism Meredith's introduction 'traces the career of Will H. Ogilvie, a young Scottish writer who lived and worked in Australia during the golden years of Australian literature, the 1890s. Inspired by his experiences as a jackaroo, drover, shearer and horse-breaker on far-flung stations, Ogilvie wrote immensely popular ballads and stories that rivalled those of his contemporaries, Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson.' (Backcover) Kenthurst : Kangaroo Press , 1996 pg. 79-82
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    y The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse Beatrice Davis , Melbourne : Nelson , 1984 Z315151 1984 anthology poetry biography Sydney : State Library of New South Wales Press , 1996 pg. 86-88
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    y Classic Australian Verse Maggie Pinkney (editor), Noble Park : Five Mile Press , 2001 Z864790 2001 anthology poetry Noble Park : Five Mile Press , 2001 pg. 131-134
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    y Two Centuries of Australian Poetry Kathrine Bell (editor), Smithfield : Gary Allen , 2007 Z1472336 2007 anthology poetry Smithfield : Gary Allen , 2007 pg. 116-117
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    y 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know Jamie Grant (editor), Prahran : Hardie Grant Books , 2008 Z1545298 2008 anthology poetry Prahran : Hardie Grant Books , 2008 pg. 77-79
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    y Australian Poetry Since 1788 Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 Z1803846 2011 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major poets, and lesser-known but equally affecting ones, and all manifestations of Australian poetry since 1788, from concrete poems to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naïve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse. Translations of some striking Aboriginal song poems are one of the high points. Containing over 1000 poems from 170 Australian poets, as well as short critical biographies, this careful reevaluation of Australian poetry makes this a superb book that can be read and enjoyed over a lifetime.' (From the publisher's website.) Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 pg. 149-152

Works about this Work

Literary Notes : "Anon" and Detection Nancy Keesing , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 3 1970; (p. 221-225)
Literary Notes : "Anon" and Detection Nancy Keesing , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 3 1970; (p. 221-225)
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  • Bush,
  • Gunning, Gunning area, Canberra region (NSW), Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • Lachlan River, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
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