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A Rhyme single work   poetry   "Blissless am I, except in this"
Is part of Poems by Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , 1846 series - author poetry
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Issue Details: First known date: 1843... 1843 A Rhyme
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Notes

  • Number VI in the series Poems by Charles Harpur.
  • Deals with his love of poetry and hope for lasting fame (Webby).
  • This poem appears in a number of versions from [1843] onwards. For further details, see The Poems of Charles Harpur in Manuscript in the Mitchell Library and in Publication in the Nineteenth Century: An Analytical Finding List by Elizabeth Holt and Elizabeth Perkins (Canberra: Australian Scholarly Editions Centre, 2002).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Rhymes
Alternative title: The Poet
First line of verse: "Blissless am I except in this" First known date: 1843
Notes:
94 lines
Notes:
In 1858 Charles Harpur was drawn into an argument with Frank Fowler, the editor of the Month : A Literary and Critical Journal. Harpur wrote a Note with an accompanying poem published in the Empire (9 March 1858) which was commented on by Fowler in the pages of the Month. Harpur continued the argument in a Note published in the 28 May 1858 issue of the Empire with this version of A Rhyme. The Note is separately indexed.
Notes:
A poem in six numbered parts.
Notes:
At foot of poem 1843.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Empire 28 May 1858 Z1737705 1858 newspaper issue 1858 pg. 2

Works about this Work

Note Charles Harpur , 1858 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Empire , 28 May 1858; (p. 2)
In 1858 Charles Harpur was drawn into an argument with Frank Fowler, the editor of the Month : A Literary and Critical Journal. J. Normington-Rawling in Charles Harpur, An Australian (Angus & Robertson, 1962): 226 writes that 'Harpur had allowed himself to be inveigled into the position of defending as poetry the writings of Henry Parkes. In doing so he chose to see the issue as one between colonists [Harpur] and immigrants [Fowler]...' Harpur wrote a Note with an accompanying poem published in the Empire (9 March 1858) which was commented on by Fowler in the pages of the Month. Harpur continued the argument with this Note in the 28 May 1858 issue of the Empire published with a version of his poem A Rhyme.
Note Charles Harpur , 1858 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Empire , 28 May 1858; (p. 2)
In 1858 Charles Harpur was drawn into an argument with Frank Fowler, the editor of the Month : A Literary and Critical Journal. J. Normington-Rawling in Charles Harpur, An Australian (Angus & Robertson, 1962): 226 writes that 'Harpur had allowed himself to be inveigled into the position of defending as poetry the writings of Henry Parkes. In doing so he chose to see the issue as one between colonists [Harpur] and immigrants [Fowler]...' Harpur wrote a Note with an accompanying poem published in the Empire (9 March 1858) which was commented on by Fowler in the pages of the Month. Harpur continued the argument with this Note in the 28 May 1858 issue of the Empire published with a version of his poem A Rhyme.
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