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Note: Selected by Judith Wright and Val Vallis from material assembled by Ruth Harrison.
Issue Details: First known date: 1970... 1970 Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson
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Notes

  • Dedication: To James Devaney friend and biographer of John Shaw Neilson, this book is dedicated by the editors.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1970 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
My Lady Chidesi"It was the dawn when sweetest sounds are heard", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 1)
The Bloom and Fall : 1i"Our fathers roamed the forests through", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 2-3)
The Bloom and Fall : 2i"But with the darkness there will come", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 2-3)
The White Childi"The Sun goes high the summer bird doth tell", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 6)
Buried in Mayi"It was the month of May the mushroom time", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 7)
That Nighti"We tenderlings were all too much afraid", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 10)
Barmaid at Binneysi"Salt Earth and barren sky", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
The Worshipperi"What should I know of God he lives so far", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 15)
In the Windi"In maddest merriment", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 18)
O Player of the Flutei"O Player of the Flute let us together", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
The Dismayed Singeri"Gaily for Life dear Life she sang", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 21)
The Emperori"Since ever Death was dark", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Honeythirsti"Twas yesterday I walked abroad", John Shaw Neilson , 1912 single work poetry (p. 24)
The Lament for Sadiei"She is not here", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Woe in the Merrimenti"Give me of Passion flutes and bells", John Shaw Neilson , 1915 single work poetry (p. 30)
On the One Stringi"Young lovers wistfully", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 33)
There Came a Whisperi"There came a whisper", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 34)
A Woman and the Springi"Child I am tired but the blossoms are crying for me to sing", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 37)
The Place of Deathi"There is a place where old loves lie", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 38)
Let Us Consider Lovei"Let us consider love that is flaming and bold", John Shaw Neilson , 1970 single work poetry (p. 39)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

John Shaw Neilson - An Appreciation Val Vallis , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Heart Reasons, These... : Commentaries on Five Australian Poets 1988; (p. 1-26)
Untitled P. Roberts , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 July 1971; (p. 20)

— Review of Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry
Untitled Dennis Douglas , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 5 no. 2 1971; (p. 218-223)

— Review of Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry
Australian Poets at Work : Some Recent Books Ronald T. Dunlop , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , no. 38 1971; (p. 61-64)

— Review of Canticles on the Skin Robert Adamson , 1970 selected work poetry ; Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry ; Chung Hua, The Central Splendour : An Anthology from the Chinese Martin Haley (translator), 1970 anthology poetry ; Fingers at Air : Experimental Poems 1969 Thomas Shapcott , 1969 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry Now 1970 anthology poetry ; The Voyage to Brindisi and Other Poems, 1966-1969 Charles Higham , 1970 selected work poetry ; The First-Born and Other Poems Jack Davis , 1970 selected work poetry ; Late Summer : Poems Lyn Ingoldsby Brown , 1970 selected work poetry
Australian Poet R. S. Jones , 1970 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 December 1970; (p. 2)
Australian Poets at Work : Some Recent Books Ronald T. Dunlop , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , no. 38 1971; (p. 61-64)

— Review of Canticles on the Skin Robert Adamson , 1970 selected work poetry ; Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry ; Chung Hua, The Central Splendour : An Anthology from the Chinese Martin Haley (translator), 1970 anthology poetry ; Fingers at Air : Experimental Poems 1969 Thomas Shapcott , 1969 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry Now 1970 anthology poetry ; The Voyage to Brindisi and Other Poems, 1966-1969 Charles Higham , 1970 selected work poetry ; The First-Born and Other Poems Jack Davis , 1970 selected work poetry ; Late Summer : Poems Lyn Ingoldsby Brown , 1970 selected work poetry
Fresh Ideas in a Trite Grid R. Hall , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 28 November 1970; (p. 23)

— Review of Mainly Modern : An Anthology of Verse 1969 anthology poetry ; Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry
Untitled T. Inglis Moore , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 December 1970; (p. 28)

— Review of Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry
[Review] Witnesses of Spring [and] Look, the Kingfisher! Kenneth Slessor , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Daily Telegraph , 15 August 1970; (p. 13)

— Review of Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry ; Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
Untitled Dennis Douglas , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 5 no. 2 1971; (p. 218-223)

— Review of Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry
John Shaw Neilson - An Appreciation Val Vallis , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Heart Reasons, These... : Commentaries on Five Australian Poets 1988; (p. 1-26)
New Facets of Neilson 1970 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 November 1970; (p. 13)
Australian Poet Dorothy Green , 1970 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 December 1970;
Australian Poet R. S. Jones , 1970 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 December 1970; (p. 2)
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