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Max Harris Max Harris i(A12136 works by) (a.k.a. Maxwell Henley Harris)
Born: Established: 13 Apr 1921 Adelaide, South Australia, ; Died: Ceased: Jan 1995 Adelaide, South Australia,
Gender: Male
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Proud Henry Max Harris , sequence poetry
Seventy Days Max Harris , sequence poetry
1 Introduction Max Harris , single work criticism Harris tracks the origin and progress of the Ern Malley Hoax beginning with the letters sent to him by Malley's sister, 'Ethel Malley', through the media discovery of the deception, the trial on indecency charges, the response to the hoax from the United Kingdom and the USA and, finally, a 1960 ABC radio programme re-capping the affair.
1 Writers-But No Literature? Max Harris , single work
1 14 y separately published work icon The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris Max Harris , Alan Brissenden (editor), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 1996 Z290730 1996 selected work poetry

'The Angry Penguin presents a rich selection of poems written throughout Max Harris's life, from the early poems of his youth to the more contemplative poems of his later years.

'With an introduction by Alan Brissenden and a tribute by the late Alister Kershaw, The Angry Penguin is the first compilation of Max Harris's poems to be widely distributed since 1942. Providing an overview of his life's creative work, this volume demands a reassessment of Max Harris's contribution to Australian literature, firmly establishing him as an Australian lyric poet of considerable standing.

'Max Harris's influence on Australian cultural life has been profound. In 1989 he was recognised with the award of Order of Australia 'for services to literature'. Four years later, he was cited as 'the founding father of Australian modernism in the arts' when receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award of the University of Adelaide Alumni Association.' (Publication summary)

1 Blessed Wednesday i "The weather it was wiser this present Wednesday.", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 103)
1 Love Poem for Thompson Children : Merricks, Victoria i "When the world's not much of a place to be", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 96)
1 On the Death of Ms Adele Koh i "She died young. Maybe she dazzled eyes.", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 95)
1 Poems for Non-Lovers i "When your eyes are flecked with green", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 92-94)
1 Lord Palmerston Said i "Lord Palmerston said", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 91)
1 New York Fantasy i "Little girl, my little sister with no breasts,", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 89)
1 The I in Me That I See in You i "I have come to regard love as a vantage point", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 88)
1 The Gift i "The bud in perspex by my bed", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 87)
1 Bud in Perspex i "The bud in perspex by my bed", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 86)
1 Two Poems for an Australian Summer i "Jack the sated snail slides down the bean,", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 68-69)
1 Poem to Hang on a Christmas Tree i "A silver tinsel from the sea's final hazes!", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 57)
1 Dear Friends i "Padman, Pfeiffer, and Kerr", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 54)
1 Poem for War-time Christmas i "To be loving in the rigour of the sun,", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 53)
1 Military Incident i "At the end of a hard day's fight", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 37)
1 Love Song of the Son of Prufrock i "The militant's daughter smiles are free", Max Harris , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Angry Penguin : Selected Poems of Max Harris 1996; (p. 34-35)
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