The Fate of the Explorers, Burke and Wills single work   poetry   "Set your face towards the darkness, tell of deserts weird and wide,"
  • Author: Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1862 1862
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Alternative title: The Fate of the Explorers : A Fragment
Notes:
This version omits a section of 18 lines from the version which which was published in the 1862 broadsheet A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills.
  • Appears in:
    y Poems and Songs Henry Kendall , Sydney London : J. R. Clarke Sampson Low, Son and Marston , 1862 Z822006 1862 selected work poetry Sydney London : J. R. Clarke Sampson Low, Son and Marston , 1862 pg. 107-114
  • Appears in:
    y The Poets and Prose Writers of New South Wales G. B. Barton , Sydney : Gibbs, Shallard and Co. , 1866 Z200356 1866 single work criticism Sydney : Gibbs, Shallard and Co. , 1866 pg. 194-196
  • 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. 46-49

Works about this Work

Burke and Wills and the Colonial Hero : Three Poems Robert Sellick , 1971 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 5 no. 2 1971; (p. 180-189)
Burke and Wills and the Colonial Hero : Three Poems Robert Sellick , 1971 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 5 no. 2 1971; (p. 180-189)
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