The Austra-laise single work   poetry   humour   "Fellers of Australier"
Alternative title: A Real Australian Austra-laise; The Australbloodyaise
  • Author: C. J. Dennis http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/dennis-c-j-clarence-james
Issue Details: First known date: 1908 1908
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Notes

  • Awarded a special prize of a guinea in a Bulletin competition to find an Australian national anthem (1908).
  • Also published in a note 'The Australian National Anthem' The Bulletin Vol:33 No:1713 12 December, 1912.
  • Can be sung to the tune of 'Onward Christian Soldiers'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

'Parnassus Slope' : C. J. Dennis's First Years in Victoria Philip Butterss , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 67 no. 1-2 2007; (p. 254-271)
Selected Works of C. J. Dennis : Introduction Barry Watts , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Selected Works of C. J. Dennis 1988; (p. 1-17)
Watts gives a substantial account of Dennis's life and work. Watts describes the success and failures of Dennis's verse, paying particular attention to the publishing strategies of George Robertson. The ever-changing tastes of the book-buying public played a significant part in the success and failures of Dennis's books and the poet's poor financial management ensured that he could afford to concentrate solely on his verse for only a short period of his life.
Low and Den Alec H. Chisholm , 1958 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 19 February vol. 79 no. 4071 1958; (p. 57)
[Untitled] [The Bulletin, 2 May 1951] Chink , 1951 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 May vol. 72 no. 3716 1951; (p. 12)
The Australian National Anthem 1912 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Xmas edition) , 12 December vol. 33 no. 1713 1912;
The Australian National Anthem 1912 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Xmas edition) , 12 December vol. 33 no. 1713 1912;
'Parnassus Slope' : C. J. Dennis's First Years in Victoria Philip Butterss , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 67 no. 1-2 2007; (p. 254-271)
Selected Works of C. J. Dennis : Introduction Barry Watts , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Selected Works of C. J. Dennis 1988; (p. 1-17)
Watts gives a substantial account of Dennis's life and work. Watts describes the success and failures of Dennis's verse, paying particular attention to the publishing strategies of George Robertson. The ever-changing tastes of the book-buying public played a significant part in the success and failures of Dennis's books and the poet's poor financial management ensured that he could afford to concentrate solely on his verse for only a short period of his life.
[Untitled] [The Bulletin, 2 May 1951] Chink , 1951 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 May vol. 72 no. 3716 1951; (p. 12)
Low and Den Alec H. Chisholm , 1958 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 19 February vol. 79 no. 4071 1958; (p. 57)
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