Kembla single work   poetry   "Darkbrowed shadows! lo, they travel down the faded depths of light"
Issue Details: First known date: 1861 1861
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Notes

  • This poem initially appeared in the Empire in August 1861 with the author's name indicated as Basil E. Kendall. It was subsequently published in the Illawarra Mercury in November 1861, retitled as 'Keira' (the mountain adjacent to Mount Kembla) with the author's name indicated as Henry Kendall. This November 1861 version replaces the name 'Kembla' with 'Keira' throughout the poem.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Empire 13 August 1861 Z935840 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 8
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Thomas Thornton Reed (editor), Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 Z571473 1966 selected work poetry This critical edition includes 90 previously uncollected poems and collates manuscripts of the poems and their appearances in periodicals and newspapers during the poet's life-time. There are copious biographical and critical notes, indexes and a bibliography. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 pg. 510-511
  • Appears in:
    y Early Illawarra Poetry : A Selection Peter Knox (editor), Five Islands Press , 2000 Z668853 2000 anthology poetry Five Islands Press , 2000 pg. 29-30
Alternative title: Keira
First line of verse: "Dark-browed shadows! lo they travel down the faded depths of light,"
  • Appears in:
    y The Illawarra Mercury vol. 7 no. 15 19 November 1861 Z1786643 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 4
    Note: Author note: '(From "Illawarra," a MS. Poem.)'
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