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Notes

  • Foreword by Phillip Adams.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Prahran, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hardie Grant Books , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
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)
A Convict's Tour of Hell
(p. 16-21)
The Beautiful Squatteri"Where the wandering Barwon delighteth the eye,", Charles Harpur , 1845 single work poetry satire
'On a squatter who sdeuces aboriginal women and is eventually killed as a result.' (Webby)
(p. 22)
Taking the Censusi"When the census is taken, of course,", Charles Thatcher , 1986 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
My Other Chinee Cooki"Yes, I got another Johnny; but he was to Number One", J. Brunton Stephens , 1873 single work poetry humour (p. 30-31)
Bell-Birdsi"By channels of coolness the echoes are calling,", Henry Kendall , 1867 single work poetry (p. 32-33)
How M'Dougal Topped the Scorei"A peaceful spot is Piper's Flat. The folk that live around-", Thos. E. Spencer , 1898 single work poetry humour (p. 35-37)
The Wail of the Waiter : A Tavern Catchi"All day long, at Scott's or Menzies', I await the gorging crowd,", Marcus Clarke , 1884 single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Where the Pelican Buildsi"The horses were ready, the rails were down,", Mary Hannay Foott , 1881 single work poetry Where the Pelican Builds Her Nest (p. 40)
Catching the Coachi"At Kangaroo Gully in 'Fifty-two", Alfred Chandler , 1886 single work poetry (p. 41-43)
Narcissus and Some Tadpoles, Victor J. Daley , 1964 extract drama (p. 44-45)
Nine Miles from Gundagaii"I've done my share of shearing sheep,", Jack Moses , 1923 single work poetry (p. 48)
The Duke of Buccleuch. An Old Story in a New Verse.i"There once was a bull named the Duke of Buccleuch", J. A. Phelp , 1892 single work poetry humour (p. 49)
The Duke of Buccleuch. An Old Story in a New Verse.i"There once was a bull named the Duke of Buccleuch", J. A. Phelp , 1892 single work poetry humour (p. 49)
Note: With title: The Duke of Buccleuch
How We Drove the Trotteri"Oh, he was a handsome trotter, and he couldn't be completer,", W. T. Goodge , 1899 single work poetry (p. 50-51)
Our Ancient Ruini"The new-chum leaned against the bar", Crupper D. , 1902 single work poetry humour (p. 52)
The Brucedale Scandali"Himself and me put in the trap", Mary Gilmore , 1924 single work poetry (p. 53-55)
Since the Country Carried Sheepi"We trucked the cows to Homebush, saw the girls, and started back,", Breaker Morant , 1893 single work poetry (p. 56-57)
The Man from Ironbarki"It was the man from Ironbark who struck the Sydney town,", A. B. Paterson , 1892 single work poetry humour (p. 58-59)
The Old Whim Horsei"He's an old grey horse, with his head bowed sadly,", Edward Dyson , 1892 single work poetry (p. 60-61)
Where the Dead Men Liei"Out on the wastes of the Never Never-", Barcroft Boake , 1891 single work poetry (p. 62-63)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Unpredicatable Blessings in Choice of Essential 100 Geoff Page , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 February 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
You Must Remember This, It Rhymes with Kiss Jaya Savige , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , March vol. 4 no. 2 2009; (p. 24-25)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
A Fresh and Funny Batch, Hanrahan Included Peter Pierce , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 November 2008; (p. 30-31)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Poetry, Polarity and a Brief Truce Barry Oakley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 November 2008; (p. 14-15)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Talent for the Muse Peter Kenneally , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26-27 December 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
A Fresh and Funny Batch, Hanrahan Included Peter Pierce , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 November 2008; (p. 30-31)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Poetry, Polarity and a Brief Truce Barry Oakley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 November 2008; (p. 14-15)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Talent for the Muse Peter Kenneally , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26-27 December 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Unpredicatable Blessings in Choice of Essential 100 Geoff Page , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 February 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
You Must Remember This, It Rhymes with Kiss Jaya Savige , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , March vol. 4 no. 2 2009; (p. 24-25)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
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