y Fourteen Men : Verses selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1954 1954
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Mary Gilmore 'Nae sun need shine....' Hugh McCrae.
  • Inscription: 'Here at this last .... Was but a house for you.'
  • Pp. 79 - 94 contain notes on poems

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1954 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Swordi"Hear this, our prayer to Thee, O Lord!", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 1)
Fourteen Meni"Fourteen men,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 1)
Los Encerradosi"Ghosts, hungry for the flesh of action", Mary Gilmore , 1949 single work poetry (p. 2)
The Screami"Thunder the guns of battle,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 2)
Note: Includes epigraph: ('There is a plague of fleas. I suppose the cry of a flea is just as clear to God as the cry of a man.' Letter from M. G. to C. R.)
Nationalityi"I have grown past hate and bitterness,", Mary Gilmore , 1918-1942 single work poetry (p. 2)
These?i"Are these our people's leaders? These", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 3)
Note: Includes excerpt: 'At this stage there was some muttering among Government members. Mr Hughes turned toward them and exclaimed, "Shut up!" (Laughter.) 'The speaker, Mr Rosevear, said Mr Hughes was entitled to be heard in silence.' Sydney Morning Herald, October 1947.
On the Wirei"It was a long time going;", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 3)
The Sourcei"I am the Maker", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 4 - 5)
Naturei"Nothing to me is man", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 6)
The Barwon Fordi"The Barwon Ford was deep and wide,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 7)
Old Forthrighti"Old Forthright lived in a dell they called for his name,", Mary Gilmore , 1945 single work poetry (p. 8 - 10)
The Atomic Bombi"Nothing endures but change;", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 11 - 13)
The Lesser Graili"I have no thunder in my words,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 14 - 15)
The Gilmore Chiefi"He hated the town, he said,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 15)
The Dust-Bowli"The full-fed cattle chewed the cud", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 16)
The Pear Treei"What be you a-lookin at, Emily Ann,", Mary Gilmore , 1940 single work poetry (p. 17)
The Comingi"Once I came as a ghost,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 18)
All Soulsi"Unlatch the door", Mary Gilmore , 1953 single work poetry (p. 19)
Note: Includes author's note: Based on an old Gaelic story, and told by my father.
I Am the Idlei"I am the idle, bone-idle I lie,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 20)
The Forest Prayedi"The forest prayed,", Mary Gilmore , 1938 single work poetry (p. 20)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Stubborn Singers of Their Full Song : Mary Gilmore and Lesbia Harford Jennifer Strauss , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Time to Write : Australian Women Writers 1890-1930 1993; (p. 108-138)
Mary Gilmore : Poet and Great Australian Robert D. FitzGerald , 1960 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , December vol. 19 no. 4 1960; (p. 341-356) On Native Grounds : Australian Writing from Meanjin Quarterly 1967; (p. 127-140) Of Places and Poetry 1976; (p. 203-245)
The Dancers and the Dance Donovan Clarke , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 17 no. 4 1956; (p. 228-231)

— Review of With a Hawk's Quill James Picot 1953 selected work poetry ; The Lonely Fire Nan McDonald 1954 selected work poetry ; Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry ; Ploughman and Poet David Rowbotham 1954 selected work poetry ; The Two Suns Met : Poems John Blight 1954 selected work poetry ; The Old Ladies at Newington : A Poem for Several Voices Peter Bladen 1953 single work sequence poetry
A Living Poet Roland Robinson , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 3 1955; (p. 20)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Fourteen Men and other Poems 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Cairns Post , 18 September 1954; (p. 6)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Untitled A. R. Chisholm , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , vol. 26 no. 4 1954; (p. 112-113)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Untitled Robert D. FitzGerald , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 13 no. 4 1954; (p. 622-624)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Eighty-Nine 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 September vol. 75 no. 3891 1954; (p. 2)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Mary Gilmore : A Poet of Today A. D. Hope , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 November 1954; (p. 7)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Fourteen Men and other Poems 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Cairns Post , 18 September 1954; (p. 6)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
The Dancers and the Dance Donovan Clarke , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 17 no. 4 1956; (p. 228-231)

— Review of With a Hawk's Quill James Picot 1953 selected work poetry ; The Lonely Fire Nan McDonald 1954 selected work poetry ; Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry ; Ploughman and Poet David Rowbotham 1954 selected work poetry ; The Two Suns Met : Poems John Blight 1954 selected work poetry ; The Old Ladies at Newington : A Poem for Several Voices Peter Bladen 1953 single work sequence poetry
Untitled A. R. Chisholm , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , vol. 26 no. 4 1954; (p. 112-113)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Untitled Robert D. FitzGerald , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 13 no. 4 1954; (p. 622-624)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Eighty-Nine 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 September vol. 75 no. 3891 1954; (p. 2)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Mary Gilmore : A Poet of Today A. D. Hope , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 November 1954; (p. 7)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
A Living Poet Roland Robinson , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 3 1955; (p. 20)

— Review of Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore 1954 selected work poetry
Mary Gilmore : Poet and Great Australian Robert D. FitzGerald , 1960 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , December vol. 19 no. 4 1960; (p. 341-356) On Native Grounds : Australian Writing from Meanjin Quarterly 1967; (p. 127-140) Of Places and Poetry 1976; (p. 203-245)
Stubborn Singers of Their Full Song : Mary Gilmore and Lesbia Harford Jennifer Strauss , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Time to Write : Australian Women Writers 1890-1930 1993; (p. 108-138)
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