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Selection of Australian poetry from the 1950s.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Penguin , 1981 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Driftersi"We are the drifters, the faceless ones.", Jack Davis , single work poetry (p. 1)
Warrui"Fast asleep on the wooden bench,", Jack Davis , single work poetry (p. 2-3)
The Diamond Creek: September The Diamond Creek: Septemberi"Quick as a tongue", Anne Elder , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Butterfly and Wavei"Flicker-wing", Anne Elder , single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Flying Goddessi"Krote plays in a salon full", Gwen Harwood , single work poetry (p. 6-8)
The Blind Loversi"Tossed by spontaneous violence to a shore", Miriam Stone , single work poetry (p. 9)
In the Bistroi"A says `You're right. He's brilliant but not sound.", Gwen Harwood , single work poetry (p. 9)
Showpiecei"This is a syllabic poem. You notice", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Once I Rode with Clancy...i"Once I rode with Clancy through the wet hills of Wickepin,", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 12-14)
Living Dangerouslyi"O to live dangerously again,", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 14)
Sparrow Falli"I woke to the fall of a sparrow", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 15)
Parentsi"My father asks me how I stand it all,", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 16)
Ghosts, Places, Stories, Questionsi"Ghosts, places, stories, questions:", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 17-19)
Willing Servantsi"Amazing to watch them climb down from Watergate,", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 19-20)
A Small Elegy for My Fatheri"My Dad's dilemma was: death or death.", Laurence Collinson , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Lines for 18th February For a Wedding Anniversaryi"My joy, my great good luck", J. R. Rowland , single work poetry (p. 21-22)
The Hotel Namatjirai"The Hotel Namatjira, flayed brick and mottled tile", J. R. Rowland , single work poetry (p. 23-26)
Socratesi"Daylight calls me to birth; above my pallet", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 27-31)
Bells of St. Peter Mancrofti"Gay golden volleys of banter", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 31-32)
A Mani"He can hardly walk these days, buckling at the knees,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 32-33)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1981 .
      Extent: xli, 214p.p.
      Description: bibl.
      ISBN: 0140422722

Works about this Work

When the Last Leaf Falls Glen Phillips , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Change - Conflict and Convergence : Austral-Asian Scenarios 2010; (p. 151-165)
In this paper Glen Phillips shows 'how 221 years ago the British and European desire to create a new nation in Australia was partly motivated by a wish to escape the pollution and overcrowding of their nations' cities.' (p152)
Untitled Andrew Taylor , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , May no. 1 1982; (p. 36-38)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
Australian Poetry Since the 50's Mark O'Connor , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 4 no. 1 1982; (p. 167-171)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
Australian Verse Jeri Ohmart , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 September 1981; (p. 14)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
Untitled D. Stewart , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 February 1981; (p. 46)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
Form : A Poetry Chronicle Gary Catalano , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1981; (p. 349-360)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry ; Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Lines of the Hand : Poems 1976-79 Kevin Hart , 1981 selected work poetry ; Armistice : Poems Peter Kocan , 1980 selected work poetry ; Be Faithful Go : Poems Philip Mead , 1980 selected work poetry ; Lives : Poems Andrew Sant , 1980 selected work poetry ; Singing at Night Caroline Caddy , 1980 selected work poetry ; Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry ; River : Written in Near about the Allyn River 1978-1979 and the City of the Long Red Cloud at Other Times Ross Bennett , 1980 selected work poetry ; Where Two Rivers Meet Norman Talbot , 1980 selected work poetry essay ; Astral Sea : Poems Alan Gould , 1981 selected work poetry ; Country & Eastern : A Featurette Pamela Brown , 1980 selected work poetry short story ; The Division of Anger : Poems Gig Ryan , 1980 selected work poetry ; Winter Driving : Poems Jennifer Strauss , 1981 selected work poetry ; Snow in Summer Grace Perry , 1980 selected work poetry ; Among the Living Alan Jefferies , 1980 selected work poetry
Untitled D. Carter , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 March 1981; (p. 27)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
Untitled J. Koehne , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 29 1981; (p. 28)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
Untitled Elizabeth Riddell , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: National Times , 22-28 February 1981; (p. 52)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
Untitled D. Stewart , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 February 1981; (p. 46)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry
When the Last Leaf Falls Glen Phillips , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Change - Conflict and Convergence : Austral-Asian Scenarios 2010; (p. 151-165)
In this paper Glen Phillips shows 'how 221 years ago the British and European desire to create a new nation in Australia was partly motivated by a wish to escape the pollution and overcrowding of their nations' cities.' (p152)
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