Young Prince of Tyre single work   poetry   "Inattentive, suborned, betrayed, and shiftless,"
  • Author: 'Ern Malley'
Issue Details: First known date: 1944 1944
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  • 'Young Prince of Tyre' is one of seven poems from The Darkening Ecliptic that was cited during the Angry Penguins obscenity trial. The trial was conducted in Adelaide in September 1944.

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Epigraph: Thy ear is liable, thy food is such / As hath been belch'd on by infected lungs -- Pericles
[In Shakespeare's play, Pericles, the words of the epigraph are spoken by Marina to Boult in Act 4 Scene 6 as Marina seeks to preserve her virginity against Boult's advances.]

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