The Plowman single work   poetry   "My sad great Piers that met a small field flower,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1944 1944
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Alternative title: The Ploughman
  • Appears in:
    y Angry Penguins no. [7] December 1944 Z588745 1944 periodical issue 1944 pg. 67
  • Appears in:
    y The Coorong and Other Poems Max Harris , Adelaide : Mary Martin , 1955 Z464905 1955 selected work poetry Adelaide : Mary Martin , 1955 pg. 33
    Note: With title: The Ploughman
  • Appears in:
    y A Book of Australian Verse Judith Wright (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1956 Z565053 1956 anthology poetry Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1956 pg. 219
  • Appears in:
    y The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris Max Harris , Alan Brissenden (editor), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 1996 Z290730 1996 selected work poetry

    'The Angry Penguin presents a rich selection of poems written throughout Max Harris's life, from the early poems of his youth to the more contemplative poems of his later years.

    'With an introduction by Alan Brissenden and a tribute by the late Alister Kershaw, The Angry Penguin is the first compilation of Max Harris's poems to be widely distributed since 1942. Providing an overview of his life's creative work, this volume demands a reassessment of Max Harris's contribution to Australian literature, firmly establishing him as an Australian lyric poet of considerable standing.

    'Max Harris's influence on Australian cultural life has been profound. In 1989 he was recognised with the award of Order of Australia 'for services to literature'. Four years later, he was cited as 'the founding father of Australian modernism in the arts' when receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award of the University of Adelaide Alumni Association.' (Publication summary)

    Canberra : National Library of Australia , 1996
    pg. 43
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