The Roper River's Flowing single work   poetry   "Lilies blue amidst green shadow, where the wattle trees are blooming,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1958 1958
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  • Appears in:
    y Content to Lie in the Sun W. E. Harney , London : Robert Hale , 1958 Z982957 1958 single work autobiography travel London : Robert Hale , 1958 pg. 142
  • Appears in:
    y North of the Ten Commandments : A Collection of Northern Territory Literature David Headon (editor), Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991 Z54431 1991 anthology poetry short story prose correspondence extract

    'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)

    Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991
    pg. 201
Last amended 15 Oct 2008
  • Roper River area, East Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
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