Squatter Song : Bush Justice single work   poetry   satire   "A Dealer, bewitched by gain-promising dreams,"
Is part of Squatter Songs Charles Harpur 1845 sequence poetry
  • Author: Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Issue Details: First known date: 1845... 1845 Squatter Song : Bush Justice
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  • Number six in the 'Squatter Songs' sequence.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Minor title variations appear in texts.
  • Appears in:
    y The Weekly Register of Politics, Facts and General Literature vol. 4 no. 98 7 June 1845 Z1671599 1845 newspaper issue 1845 pg. 266
    Note: Author unattributed in this source.
  • Appears in:
    y The Australian 10 June 1845 Z1671601 1845 newspaper issue 1845 pg. 1379
  • Appears in:
    y The Collins Book of Australian Poetry Rodney Hall , Sydney : Collins , 1981 Z542215 1981 anthology poetry Sydney : Collins , 1981 pg. 26-27
  • 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. 93
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of Australian Satirical Verse Australian Satirical Verse Philip Neilsen (editor), Ringwood New York (City) : Penguin , 1986 Z517595 1986 anthology poetry extract satire humour war literature Ringwood New York (City) : Penguin , 1986 pg. 33
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