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Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 Chronic Ward
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    y separately published work icon Immigrant Chronicle Peter Skrzynecki , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 Z568116 1975 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 pg. 48-49

Works about this Work

Crib Fight Goes from Bad to Verse Linda Doherty , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 October 2002; (p. 10)
Covers the controversy surrounding Spurr's assertion that Skrzynecki's poem 'Chronic Ward' was inspired by a mental illness experienced by the poet's mother. Skrzynecki counters this claim by stating that the inspiration for the poem was the Ken Kesey novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Crib Fight Goes from Bad to Verse Linda Doherty , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 October 2002; (p. 10)
Covers the controversy surrounding Spurr's assertion that Skrzynecki's poem 'Chronic Ward' was inspired by a mental illness experienced by the poet's mother. Skrzynecki counters this claim by stating that the inspiration for the poem was the Ken Kesey novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
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