Lauds and Plaints: III single work   poetry   "eternity on street corners"
  • Author: Bruce Beaver
Issue Details: First known date: 1974 1974
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  • Dedication: To the memory of him who wrote the word ETERNITY so carefully on Sydney's pavements.

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work has a minor reference to Japan.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Lauds and Plaints : Poems (1968-1972) Bruce Beaver , Sydney : South Head Press , 1974 Z59480 1974 selected work poetry Sydney : South Head Press , 1974 pg. 16-20
  • Appears in:
    y New and Selected Poems 1960-1990 Bruce Beaver , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z549076 1991 selected work poetry biography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 pg. 94-98
  • Appears in:
    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. 145-149
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  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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