Polka single work   poetry   "But the park was in trouble long before the man and his dog"
Is part of After the Dance John Scott 1984 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 1984 1984
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  • Appears in:
    y The Quarrel with Ourselves and Confession John Scott , Clifton Hill : Rigmarole Books , 1984 Z131847 1984 selected work poetry Clifton Hill : Rigmarole Books , 1984 pg. 13
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    y 4 Australian Poets Dorothy Hewett , Geoff Page , John Scott , TT. O , Marrickville : Southwood Press , 1985 Z1337727 1985 anthology poetry Marrickville : Southwood Press , 1985 pg. 21
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    y Omnibus: Ten writers on Tour Wollongong : University of Wollongong. School of Creative Arts , 1992 Z1522105 1992 anthology poetry Wollongong : University of Wollongong. School of Creative Arts , 1992 pg. 24
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    y Selected Poems John Scott , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995 Z535803 1995 selected work poetry prose St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995 pg. 114
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    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 63
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    y The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry John Leonard (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1674214 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 16 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 99
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