Issue Details: First known date: 1866 1866
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Notes

  • First book of criticism of Australian literature. Intended as a supplement to Barton's Literature in New South Wales.

  • Includes poetry.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Gibbs, Shallard and Co. , 1866 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Untitled : from The Devil and the Governor, William Forster , 1866 extract drama satire (p. 49-54)
To Miss F -i"If I might make so free without boldness", 'Menippus' , 1859 single work poetry (p. 150-151)
Farewell to the Seventy Seventhi"Is it going ye are to the Indies,", 'Menippus' , 1859 single work poetry (p. 151)
A Cabman's Philosophyi"Tell me Cabman - thou hast studied", 'Menippus' , 1859 single work poetry (p. 153)
The Publican's Daughteri"Than the beer which she served", 'Menippus' , 1859 single work poetry (p. 154)
To W. M.i"You should have lived in olden time,", 'Menippus' , 1859 single work poetry (p. 162-163)
The Fate of the Explorers, Burke and Willsi"Set your face towards the darkness, tell of deserts weird and wide,", Henry Kendall , 1862 single work poetry The Fate of the Explorers : A Fragment (p. 194-196)
The Cattle Huntersi"While the morning light beams on the fern-matted streams,", Henry Kendall , 1861 single work poetry (p. 196)
The Barcoo : The Squatter's Songi"From the runs of the Narran, wide-dotted with sheep,", Henry Kendall , 1862 single work poetry (p. 196-197)
Note: With title: 'The Barcoo'
Kerrassu: An Aboriginal Songi"The gums in the gully stand gloomy and stark;", Henry Kendall , 1861 single work poetry Kooroora (p. 197-198)
Clarii"Too cold, O my brother, too cold for my wife", Henry Kendall , 1862 single work poetry (p. 198-199)
Songi"And they shook their sweetness out in their sleep,", Henry Kendall , 1862 single work poetry (p. 199-200)
Ethelinei"The heart that once was rich with light,", Henry Kendall , 1861 single work poetry (p. 200-201)
Campaspei"Turn from the ways of this woman! Campaspe, we call her by name -", Henry Kendall , 1866 single work poetry (p. 201-202)
Fainting by the Wayi"Swarthy wastelands, wide and woodless, glittering, miles and miles away,", Henry Kendall , 1861 single work poetry (p. 202-203)
Ghost Gleni""Shut your ears, Stranger, or turn from Ghost Glen now,", Henry Kendall , 1864 single work poetry (p. 204-205)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Henry Kendall Alpha Beta , 1884 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sydney Quarterly Magazine , April 1884; (p. 300-312)
A Review 1867 single work review
— Appears in: The Leader , 26 January 1867; (p. 23-24)

— Review of The Poets and Prose Writers of New South Wales G. B. Barton 1866 single work criticism
A Review 1867 single work review
— Appears in: The Leader , 26 January 1867; (p. 23-24)

— Review of The Poets and Prose Writers of New South Wales G. B. Barton 1866 single work criticism
Henry Kendall Alpha Beta , 1884 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sydney Quarterly Magazine , April 1884; (p. 300-312)
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