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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Many Such as She : Victorian Australian Women Poets of World War One
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'This volume samples the poetry of twenty-five poets associated with the State of Victoria who were publishing significant work during the First World War. The collection is as much a social and cultural map of women’s attitudes and occupations as it is a poetry anthology. Short accounts of the poets’ lives and their publishing history provide insights into the way the War shaped their everyday concerns. The book expands common notions of what constitutes war poetry, and testifies to the social role and styles of poetry in general. These poets wrote at a time when poetry was a public art, as their work was widely published in the daily and weekly media as well as single volumes of the period and shortly thereafter.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,:Walleah Press , 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Margery Ruth Betts, single work biography (p. 11-16)
The Laggardi"They set their sails, and they sailed away,", Margery Ruth Betts , single work poetry (p. 17-18)
The Dreamersi"Some have died for honour's sake,and some for love have died,", Margery Ruth Betts , single work poetry (p. 19-20)
Calledi"'Oh, shining eyes, what have you seen?", Margery Ruth Betts , single work poetry (p. 21-23)
The Fulfilmenti"Most strange it is to think that you, my dear,", Margery Ruth Betts , single work poetry (p. 24)
Liebknecti"And this is truthm oh Pilate! Truth to me", single work poetry (p. 25)
Busy as Newtowni"The busy business man was trying to put a deal through on the 'phone on", Margery Ruth Betts , single work poetry (p. 27-28)
The Ghosti"Call to him, oh call to him, adown the little track,", Margery Ruth Betts , single work poetry (p. 29)
The Reckoningi"Drown the weeping with the guns, never heed or lark,", Margery Ruth Betts , single work poetry (p. 30)
Beatrice Vale Bevan, single work biography (p. 31-38)
Previously Reported Deadi"'Twas the time of Christmas lilies,", Beatrice Vale Bevan , single work poetry (p. 39-40)
Passed - With Honour!i"'You! a dreamer with a vision!'", Beatrice Vale Bevan , single work poetry (p. 41)
The Worn-Out Sentry : A Vision, Beatrice Vale Bevan , single work poetry war literature (p. 42-43)
[Lord God of Empires]i"Lord God of Empires, now we raise", Beatrice Vale Bevan , single work poetry (p. 44)
[I Wonder Are There Many]i"I wonder are there many (such", Beatrice Vale Bevan , single work poetry (p. 45-46)
Marion Bray, single work biography (p. 47-49)
Peacei"Peace is not resting on slothful abandonhood,", Marion Bray , single work poetry (p. 50)
Socksi"Oh, soldier brave, I thought of you,", Marion Bray , single work poetry war literature (p. 51)
Mary Bright, single work biography (p. 52-58)
Blinded by a Shelli"Up from the trench they bore him, caked in mud,", Mary Bright , single work poetry (p. 59)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Henry Moss, Australian Women Poets of WW1, Elza de Locre David Gilbey , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 21 no. 1 2021;

— Review of Henry Moss : His Wreath of Song: The Collected Verse of an Early Australian Poet Stephe Jitts , Keith Campbell , Henry Moss , 2020 selected work poetry biography ; Many Such as She : Victorian Australian Women Poets of World War One 2018 anthology poetry biography
Victorian Women Poets of WW1 : Capturing the Reverberations of Loss Kevin Brophy , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 24 April 2019;

'Just as fiction’s George Smiley made sense of the world - and even made his baffling way about a world at war through knowing the works of minor German poets - our own very real Michael Sharkey (who has an equally resonant and unlikely name) has found that his passion for a certain strain of minor poets also intersects with history, war, intrigue, political resistance and troubling nationalism.'  (Introduction)

Henry Moss, Australian Women Poets of WW1, Elza de Locre David Gilbey , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 21 no. 1 2021;

— Review of Henry Moss : His Wreath of Song: The Collected Verse of an Early Australian Poet Stephe Jitts , Keith Campbell , Henry Moss , 2020 selected work poetry biography ; Many Such as She : Victorian Australian Women Poets of World War One 2018 anthology poetry biography
Victorian Women Poets of WW1 : Capturing the Reverberations of Loss Kevin Brophy , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 24 April 2019;

'Just as fiction’s George Smiley made sense of the world - and even made his baffling way about a world at war through knowing the works of minor German poets - our own very real Michael Sharkey (who has an equally resonant and unlikely name) has found that his passion for a certain strain of minor poets also intersects with history, war, intrigue, political resistance and troubling nationalism.'  (Introduction)

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