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The Tomb of Lt. John Learmonth, AIF single work   poetry   war literature   "This is not sorrow, this is work : I build"
First known date: 1945 Issue Details: First known date: 1945... 1945 The Tomb of Lt. John Learmonth, AIF
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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'At the end on Crete he took to the hills, and said he'd fight it out with only a revolver. He was a great soldier.' (One of his men in a letter)
  • First published in the New Republic 1945. (Oxford Companion to Australian Literature)

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Alternative title: Nisan Letnan John Learmonth, AIF
First line of verse: "This is not sorrow, this is work : I build=Ini bukan duka, ini kerja; aku membangun"
Language: English , Indonesian

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Tributary Streams: Some Sources of Social and Political Concerns in Modern Australian Poetry Bruce Dawe , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z57071 1992 single work criticism
John Manifold : A Tribute Bill Scott , 1985 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , July no. 99 1985; (p. 38-40)
y separately published work icon Tributary Streams: Some Sources of Social and Political Concerns in Modern Australian Poetry Bruce Dawe , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z57071 1992 single work criticism
John Manifold : A Tribute Bill Scott , 1985 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , July no. 99 1985; (p. 38-40)
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