Verses Written to Lewin, the Entomologist, 1805 single work   poetry   "Nature! there dwells in these Australian lands"
Issue Details: First known date: 1970 1970
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  • John William Lewin (1770-1819) Australian naturalist and artist

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Bards in the Wilderness : Australian Colonial Poetry to 1920 Adrian Mitchell (editor), Brian Elliott (editor), Melbourne : Nelson , 1970 Z429552 1970 anthology poetry Melbourne : Nelson , 1970 pg. 6
    Note: Editor's note: The text is taken from W.S. Hill-Reid, John Grant's Journey (Heinemann, London, 1957), p. 210, where the verses are dated 1805. The writer's source is Grant's private papers.
  • Appears in:
    y An Anthology of Australian Poetry to 1920 John Kinsella (editor), Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 Z1908582 2007 anthology poetry column prose Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 pg. 32
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry John Kinsella (editor), Camberwell : Penguin , 2009 Z1553543 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 16 units)

    '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).

    Camberwell : Penguin , 2009
    pg. 25
Last amended 30 Dec 2012
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