Revolutionary Situation single work   poetry   "Throughout this city, the stones beat like hearts;"
Is part of Eleven Political Poems Vincent Buckley 1962 sequence poetry
  • Author: Vincent Buckley http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/buckley-vincent
Issue Details: First known date: 1966... 1966 Revolutionary Situation
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Notes

  • Dedication: (for Brian Buckley)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Arcady and Other Places : Poems Vincent Buckley , Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1966 Z378541 1966 selected work poetry Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1966 pg. 51
  • Appears in:
    y New Impulses in Australian Poetry Rodney Hall (editor), Thomas Shapcott (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1968 Z548090 1968 anthology poetry

    This 'anthology of Australian poetry of the 1960s, was edited, with an introduction, by Rodney Hall and Thomas W. Shapcott. The keynote of these ‘new impulses’ was ‘a suspicion of idealism, and an inbred awareness of the consequences of totalitarian beliefs’. Authoritarianism in religion and politics was eschewed, as was the concept of national and international aggression. Major established poets such as Kenneth Slessor, Judith Wright and A. D. Hope are not represented because the editors felt that their poetry of the decade added little to their already defined stances. Their contemporaries, however, Gwen Harwood and Francis Webb, are given considerable space because they are important influences on younger poets.' (Source : The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature, online edition)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1968
    pg. 26
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