Issue Details: First known date: 2005 2005
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Notes

  • A selection of works by Francis McNamara, Lesbia Harford, John Shaw Neilson and Mary Gilmore.
  • Includes brief biographical information on each author.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Manchester,
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Petersham, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Carcanet , ETT Imprint , 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Convict's Arrivali"I am a native of the land of Erin, and lately banished from that lovely shore;", Francis MacNamara , 1899 single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Labouring with the Hoei"I was convicted by the laws", Francis MacNamara , 1957-1964 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
A Petition from the Australian Agricultural Company's Flocks at Peel's River in Behalf of the Irish Bardi"By permission of the great Esquire Hall", Francis MacNamara , 1993 single work poetry A Petition from the A. A. Co. Flocks at Peels River in Behalf of the Irish Bard (p. 5-8)
Note: With title: A Petition from the A. A. Co. Flocks at Peels River in Behalf of the Irish Bard
For the Company Underground : Francis MacNamara of Newcastle to J. Crosdale Esq. Greetingi"When Christ from Heaven comes down straightway,", Francis MacNamara , 1835-1840 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
A Petition from the Chain Gang at Newcastle to Captain Furlong, the Superintendent, Praying Him to Dismiss a Scourger Named Duffy from the Cookhouse and Appoint a Man in His Roomi"With reverence and submission due,", Francis MacNamara , 1979 single work poetry (p. 10-12)
A Convict's Tour to Helli"You prisoners of New South Wales,", Francis MacNamara , 1839 single work poetry satire
For discussion of the various versions of this poem and the history of its compilation see Frank the Poet by Meredith and Whalen (1979). Several manuscript versions exist in the Mitchell library - ML MSS 7266, A 649, A 807 and C 967 (digitised copy: of this available)
(p. 12-18)
A Dialogue Between Two Hibernians in Botany Bayi"Musha welcome to Botany, Paddy, my dear,", Francis MacNamara , 1840 single work poetry (p. 18-22)
On Introductioni"My name is Frank MacNamara", Francis MacNamara , 2001 single work poetry (p. 22)
Seizure of the Cyprus Brig in Recherche Bay, Aug. 1829i"Come all you sons of Freedom, a chorus join with me,", Frank the Poet , 1953 single work poetry (p. 22-24)
Epigram on Beefi"Oh Beef! Oh Beef! What brought you here?", Francis MacNamara , 1979 single work poetry (p. 25)
Farewell to Tasmaniai"Farewell Tasmania's isle! I bid adieu", Francis MacNamara , 1979 single work poetry (p. 25)
When Myall Creek Was Newi"The Ellighans boasted of high descent,", Mary Gilmore , 2005 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
I Am the Idlei"I am the idle, bone-idle I lie,", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 30)
Eva Has Gonei"The women they tell how it all began,", John Shaw Neilson , 1991 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Eternal Claimi"He hath kissed me and burned me, he with his mouth;", Mary Gilmore , 1965 single work poetry (p. 32)
The Linen for Pillow...i"I had a lover,", Mary Gilmore , 1965 single work poetry (p. 32)
Judgedi"It pined, and pined, and cried,", Mary Gilmore , 2005 single work poetry (p. 33)
These?i"Are these our people's leaders? These", Mary Gilmore , 1954 single work poetry (p. 34)
The Rue Treei"The Rue Tree is the tallest tree,", Mary Gilmore , 1965 single work poetry (p. 34)
Angeri"Git up an' out, you lazy lump,", Mary Gilmore , 1993 single work poetry (p. 35)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Manchester,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Petersham, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Carcanet ; ETT Imprint , 2005 .
      Extent: xiii, 154p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduced by Les Murray.
      • Includes index and bibliography.
      • Published by Carcanet Press Limited in association with ETT Imprint.
      • Fyfield Books
      ISBN: 1857547853

Works about this Work

National Treasures Vivian Smith , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 49 no. 10 2005; (p. 92-94)

— Review of Hell and After : Four Early English-Language Poets of Australia 2005 anthology poetry prose
National Treasures Vivian Smith , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 49 no. 10 2005; (p. 92-94)

— Review of Hell and After : Four Early English-Language Poets of Australia 2005 anthology poetry prose
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