Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'This is a comprehensive survey of Australian poetic achievement, ranging from early colonial and indigenous verse to contemporary work, from the major poets to those who deserve to be better recognised.' (Provided by the publisher).

Notes

  • Dedication: To my fellow poets, to Tracy for being there, and to Cive for his belief and support in seeing the job done.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Thunderi"A mighty noise rises up, roars as it rushes by", Jimmy Murray , 1990 single work poetry (p. 14)
Songs of the Knob-Tailed Geckoi"To ashes the fire burnt down, to ashes it burnt,", 1994 single work poetry (p. 15-18)
White Engine Against Black Magic = jarnangala kardipulai"You steer the plane with both arms", Paddy Lando-Naddi , 1974 single work poetry (p. 19)
Whirlwind - Talui"As a whirlwind I grabbed the edge of the plain, = parlgarragu wanangurana kandii takanna", Williams , 1974 single work poetry (p. 20)
Songi"Philosophers say, and experience declares", Michael Massey Robinson , 2007 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Verses Written to Lewin, the Entomologist, 1805i"Nature! there dwells in these Australian lands", John Grant , 1970 single work poetry (p. 25)
Kangarooi"Kangaroo! Kangaroo!", Barron Field , 1819 single work poetry The Kangaroo (p. 26-28)
There Is a Place in Distant Seasi"There is a place in distant seas", Richard Whately , 1986 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Australian Aboriginal Songi"IMMAH, IMMAH YA,", 1826 single work poetry To the Editor, Sydney Gazette (p. 29-30)
Note: With title: To the Editor, Sydney Gazette. Poem erroneously dated December 1825 in this source.
Adelaidei"I entered the wide spreading streets - methought", Fidelia S. T. Hill , 1840 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
The Aboriginal Motheri"Oh! hush thee - hush my baby,", Eliza Hamilton Dunlop , 1838 single work poetry The Aboriginal Mother (from Myall's Creek) (p. 31-33)
Note: With note: (from Myall's Creek)
The Aboriginal Fatheri"The shadow on thy brow my child", Eliza Hamilton Dunlop , 1843 single work lyric/song (p. 34)
Note: After title: 'A transliteration of the Maneroo dirge'
Native Poetryi"Nung-Ngnun", Wullati , Eliza Hamilton Dunlop (translator), 1848 single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Note:

Editor's note: Thus 'Translated and Versified by Mrs E. H. Dunlop', of Mulla Villa, New South Wales.

The translator's note is omitted in this source.

On Visiting the Cemetery at Hobart Towni"And here, like England's sad exiles, this wild spot", Mary Leman Grimstone , 1826 single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Lamenti"They chain us two by two, and whip and lash along,", Sarah Collins , 1839 single work poetry (p. 36-37)
To the Daisyi"Whence was the silvery gleam that came?", Richard Howitt , 1970 single work poetry (p. 38-40)
Scraps from a Bushman's Note Booki"Port Phillip! land of many wonders;", Anonymous , 1844 single work poetry
'On the evils of Port Phillip.' (Webby)
(p. 40-41)
Colonial Nomenclaturei"'Twas said of Greece two thousand years ago,", John Dunmore Lang , 1824 single work poetry satire
A satire on Governor Macquarie's propensity to name buildings and geographical landmarks after himself.
(p. 41-44)
Ode V. to Sylviai"Hast thou not seen some captive bird", Charles Tompson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 49)
Labouring with the Hoei"I was convicted by the laws", Francis MacNamara , 1957-1964 single work poetry (p. 49-51)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2009 .
      Extent: 454p.
      Note/s:
      • Introductory essay by John Kinsella.
      • Biographical notes for all poets.
      ISBN: 9780143008736

Works about this Work

An “Infinitely Flexible” Space : Reading Michael Dransfield’s “Courland Penders” Poems through the Neobaroque and Dobrez’s Theory of “The Pouch” Michael Farrell , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 73 no. 1 2013; (p. 138-154)

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Fiction Books Gillian Bramley-Moore , 2009 single work review
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— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Canny Choices in Satisfying Scan of Verse Geoff Page , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 January 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Imprint of a Nation or an Empire? A. P. Riemer , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 January 2009; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
The Noble Curse of Verse Peter Craven , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Undercover Susan Wyndham , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 January - 1 February 2009; (p. 26)
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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 Mighty Noise David McCooey , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 310 2009; (p. 14-16)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Untitled Phillip Edmonds , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , September no. 16 2009; (p. 61-62)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Fiction Books Gillian Bramley-Moore , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 - 11 January 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Canny Choices in Satisfying Scan of Verse Geoff Page , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 January 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Imprint of a Nation or an Empire? A. P. Riemer , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 January 2009; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
The Noble Curse of Verse Peter Craven , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 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 Mighty Noise David McCooey , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 310 2009; (p. 14-16)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Untitled Phillip Edmonds , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , September no. 16 2009; (p. 61-62)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Undercover Susan Wyndham , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 January - 1 February 2009; (p. 26)
A column canvassing current literary news including a report on the 'politics' of inclusions and exclusions in John Kinsella's Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry. Robert Adamson and Anthony Lawrence, who have clashed publicly with Kinsella, have none of their work represented in the anthology. Both declined Kinsella's invitation to nominate work for inclusion.
An “Infinitely Flexible” Space : Reading Michael Dransfield’s “Courland Penders” Poems through the Neobaroque and Dobrez’s Theory of “The Pouch” Michael Farrell , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 73 no. 1 2013; (p. 138-154)

This essay 'seeks to find new ways to address Australian poetry, through the example of Michael Dransfield, a controversially significant poet.' (139)

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