The World-Birth of Love single work   poetry   "Off from all Being, as a worn-out part,"
Is part of The Beautiful Charles Harpur 1856-1857 series - author poetry
  • Author: Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1857... 1857 The World-Birth of Love
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  • This poem appears in versions from 1856 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).
  • This poem is also part of Charles Harpur's series 'Odes and Lyrics' (1867)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Love the Exalter of Nature
Comprises 24 lines.
No. VI in the series 'The Beautiful'.
  • Appears in:
    y The Empire no. 2090 17 September 1857 Z1735125 1857 newspaper issue 1857 pg. 6
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , Elizabeth Perkins (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 Z459555 1984 selected work poetry satire 'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 pg. 388
  • Appears in:
    y The Oxford Book of Australian Love Poems Jennifer Strauss (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 Z203381 1993 anthology poetry war literature satire humour romance Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 pg. 2-3
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