Songs for a Journey sequence   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1952 1952
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Sea-beach i "Mountain, wall and tree", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 10 December vol. 73 no. 3800 1952; (p. 21) The Two Fires 1955; (p. 27) Judith Wright : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 45) Five Senses : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 105-106) Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 1971; (p. 138) A Human Pattern : Selected Poems 1990; (p. 80-81)
Cane Country i "The coloured girl leans on the bridge,", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 10 December vol. 73 no. 3800 1952; (p. 21) The Two Fires 1955; (p. 26) Judith Wright : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 44) Five Senses : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 104-105) Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 1971; (p. 137-138) A Human Pattern : Selected Poems 1990; (p. 79-80)
The Prospector i "Full moon's too bright for sleeping", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 10 December vol. 73 no. 3800 1952; (p. 21) The Two Fires 1955; (p. 25) Five Senses : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 104) Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 1971; (p. 137) A Human Pattern : Selected Poems 1990; (p. 79) Collected Poems 1942-1985 1994; (p. 136-137)
Mount Mary i "The solitary mountain is as tall as grief-", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 10 December vol. 73 no. 3800 1952; (p. 21) Australian Poetry 1953 1953; (p. 35) The Two Fires 1955; (p. 28) Five Senses : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 106) Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 1971; (p. 139) A Human Pattern : Selected Poems 1990; (p. 81)
Night i "The contours of night are like", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 10 December vol. 73 no. 3800 1952; (p. 21) The Two Fires 1955; (p. 24) Judith Wright : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 43-44) Five Senses : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 103) Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 1971; (p. 136) A Human Pattern : Selected Poems 1990; (p. 78-79)
Carnarvon Gorge i "Carnarvon Creek", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 10 December vol. 73 no. 3800 1952; (p. 21) The Two Fires 1955; (p. 22) The Boomerang Book of Australian Poetry 1956; (p. 139) Five Senses : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 101) Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 1971; (p. 134-135) A Human Pattern : Selected Poems 1990; (p. 76-77)
Brigalow Country i "When the metal-blue moon", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 10 December vol. 73 no. 3800 1952; (p. 21) The Two Fires 1955; (p. 23) The Boomerang Book of Australian Poetry 1956; (p. 2-3) Judith Wright : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 42-43) Five Senses : Selected Poems 1963; (p. 102-103) Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 1971; (p. 135-136)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Seven Songs from a Journey
Notes:
After its publication in the Bulletin in 1952, the sequence was re-named 'Seven Songs from a Journey'.
Notes:
Order of the sequence elements varies
  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin (Christmas edition) vol. 73 no. 3800 10 December 1952 Z593149 1952 periodical issue 1952 pg. 21
  • Appears in:
    y The Two Fires Judith Wright , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1955 Z559814 1955 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1955 pg. 23-27
  • Appears in:
    y Five Senses : Selected Poems Judith Wright , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1963 Z563031 1963 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1963 pg. 101-106
  • Appears in:
    y Judith Wright : Collected Poems, 1942-1970 Judith Wright , Cremorne : Angus and Robertson , 1971 Z563360 1971 selected work poetry Cremorne : Angus and Robertson , 1971 pg. 135-138
  • Appears in:
    y A Human Pattern : Selected Poems Judith Wright , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1990 Z9022 1990 selected work poetry (taught in 3 units)

    'Judith Wright's own definitive selection of her poetry, covering the best and most memorable of her remarkable oeuvre.

    'From the elegant and moving precision of the first collection, The Moving Image (1946), to the political passion of Phantom Dwelling (1985), Wright's poetry speaks with intelligence and courage - and gracefully sensuous imagery.

    'Forty years of poetic production from Australia's best-loved poet.' (Publication summary)

    North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1990
    pg. 77-81
  • Appears in:
    y Collected Poems 1942-1985 Judith Wright , Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1994 Z501989 1994 selected work poetry war literature satire (taught in 8 units) Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1994 pg. 135-138
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