y John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters selected work   correspondence  
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Selection from over 1000 letters by, to or concerning Neilson covering the period 1906-1928. Correspondence includes family, social and publishing correspondence and detailed letters about the writing of poetry. There is also an introduction, a selection of contemporary criticism of Neilson's poetry and biographical notes on those corresponding with Neilson or referred to in the correspondence.

Notes

  • Dedication: For Rebecca, James and Eve.
  • Epigraph: Rhymers get too many absurd lies told about them. Shaw Neilson.
  • Epigraph: ...the true life of a man is in his letters...for arriving at the inside of thinfs, the publication of letters is the true method. Biographers vanish, they conjecture feelings, but contemporary letters are facts. Cardinal Newman.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton South, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Miegunyah Press , 2001 .
      Extent: xxiii, 503p [14] p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-487) and index.
      ISBN: 0522849202

Works about this Work

John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters Julie Lucas , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Polestar , no. 15 2007; (p. 68-69)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Untitled Ian McFarlane , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Voice : A Journal of Comment and Review , March no. 1 2002; (p. 29-32)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Revelations and ruminations: a poet to the letter Laurie Clancy , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 March 2001; (p. 8)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Chords of the great dead Nicholas Jose , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 229 2001; (p. 10-12)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Shining More Light on Neglected Poet Ian McFarlane , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 April 2001; (p. 18)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Doing the Poet Justice Don Reid , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 April 2001; (p. 5)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Action at a Distance Ivor Indyk , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 15 June 2001; (p. 33)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Lettered Life Jim Davidson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , October vol. 11 no. 8 2001; (p. 36-37)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Untitled Christopher Lee , 2001-2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , December-January no. 4 2001-2002;

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Neilson Scholarship Vivian Smith , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 61 no. 3 2001; (p. 179-183)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Untitled Ian McFarlane , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Voice : A Journal of Comment and Review , March no. 1 2002; (p. 29-32)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters Julie Lucas , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Polestar , no. 15 2007; (p. 68-69)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Revelations and ruminations: a poet to the letter Laurie Clancy , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 March 2001; (p. 8)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Chords of the great dead Nicholas Jose , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 229 2001; (p. 10-12)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Shining More Light on Neglected Poet Ian McFarlane , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 April 2001; (p. 18)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Doing the Poet Justice Don Reid , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 April 2001; (p. 5)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Action at a Distance Ivor Indyk , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 15 June 2001; (p. 33)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Lettered Life Jim Davidson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , October vol. 11 no. 8 2001; (p. 36-37)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Untitled Christopher Lee , 2001-2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , December-January no. 4 2001-2002;

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
Neilson Scholarship Vivian Smith , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 61 no. 3 2001; (p. 179-183)

— Review of John Shaw Neilson : A Life in Letters John Shaw Neilson 2001 selected work correspondence
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