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  • Author:agent C. J. Dennis http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/dennis-c-j-clarence-james
Issue Details: First known date: 1935... 1935 The Singing Garden
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1935 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Forest Sanctuaryi"Seek you sorely, for a space,", Den , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Green Wallsi"I love all gum-trees well. But, best of all", C. J. Dennis , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Morning Gloryi"Ringing morning has begun.", Den , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Blandishing the Birds, Den , single work essay (p. 20-25)
Bush Birds No. 9 - The Wedge-Tailed Eaglei"Scarce am I of the earth;", Den , single work poetry (p. 27-28)
Bush Birds No. 19 - The Coachwhip Birdi"Early on a summer's morning", Den , single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Bush Birds 6. - The Welcome Swallowi"They know me not to praise and love aright,", Den , single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Bush Birds No. 42 - The Wattle Birdi"Where the blossom glows, I follow,", Den , single work poetry (p. 33-34)
Bush Birds No. 45 - The Eastern Shrike-Titi"I am brightly alert and exceedingly pert,", Den , single work poetry (p. 35-36)
Bush Birds No. 3 - The Spinebill Honeyeateri"I come in blossom time,", Den , single work poetry (p. 37-38)
Bush Birds No. 5 - The Flame-Breasted Robini"Now upon the trellis sitting,", Den , single work poetry (p. 39-40)
Bush Birds No. 37 - Firetail Finchesi"Like little children out from school", Den , single work poetry (p. 41-42)
Bush Birds - 6. The Pallid Cuckooi"Dolefully and drearily", Den , single work poetry (p. 43-44)
The English Blackbird, C. J. Dennis , single work poetry (p. 45-46)
Bush Birds No. 43 - The Bronze Cuckooi"I come at caterpillar time", Den , single work poetry (p. 47-48)
Bush Birds No. 13 - The King Parroti"When the wattle curls are browning,", Den , single work poetry (p. 49-50)
Bush Birds No. 22 - The Tawny Frogmouthi"I fly by night, a furtive ghoul,", Den , single work poetry (p. 51-52)
In a Forest Garden - Summeri"Now comes the blossoming. At Beauty's birth", Den , single work poetry (p. 55-56)
Note: With alt title "Summer".
This Lonely Forest, C. J. Dennis , single work prose (p. 57-59)
In a Forest Garden : North Windi"Dawn came this morning ominous and grim.", Den , single work poetry (p. 60-61)
Note: With alt title "North Wind".

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Selected Works of C. J. Dennis : Introduction Barry Watts , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Selected Works of C. J. Dennis 1988; (p. 1-17)
Watts gives a substantial account of Dennis's life and work. Watts describes the success and failures of Dennis's verse, paying particular attention to the publishing strategies of George Robertson. The ever-changing tastes of the book-buying public played a significant part in the success and failures of Dennis's books and the poet's poor financial management ensured that he could afford to concentrate solely on his verse for only a short period of his life.
A Bird Lover and His Songs 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 6 February 1936; (p. 33)
Untitled 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The North Queensland Register , 11 January 1936; (p. 55)

— Review of The Singing Garden C. J. Dennis , 1935 selected work poetry
New Australian Work Frederick T. Macartney , 1936 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 March vol. 8 no. 3 1936; (p. 37-39)

— Review of The Nun and the Bandit E. L. Grant Watson , 1935 single work novel ; The Devil's First : A Novel Edouard A. Aujard , 1935 single work novel ; Peter Lecky, By Himself Peter Lecky , 1935 single work autobiography ; The Singing Garden C. J. Dennis , 1935 selected work poetry ; The Lonely Rose, and Other Verses C. H. Souter , 1935 selected work poetry ; Beauty and Other Poems Alfred Chandler , 1935 selected work poetry ; Songs of Light Tilly Aston , 1935 selected work poetry ; Roundabout Humfrey Jordan , 1935 single work novel
Best Sellers, Etc. 1936 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 13 January vol. 8 no. 1 1936; (p. 10)
New Australian Work Frederick T. Macartney , 1936 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 March vol. 8 no. 3 1936; (p. 37-39)

— Review of The Nun and the Bandit E. L. Grant Watson , 1935 single work novel ; The Devil's First : A Novel Edouard A. Aujard , 1935 single work novel ; Peter Lecky, By Himself Peter Lecky , 1935 single work autobiography ; The Singing Garden C. J. Dennis , 1935 selected work poetry ; The Lonely Rose, and Other Verses C. H. Souter , 1935 selected work poetry ; Beauty and Other Poems Alfred Chandler , 1935 selected work poetry ; Songs of Light Tilly Aston , 1935 selected work poetry ; Roundabout Humfrey Jordan , 1935 single work novel
Untitled 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The North Queensland Register , 11 January 1936; (p. 55)

— Review of The Singing Garden C. J. Dennis , 1935 selected work poetry
A Batch of Verse C.M. , 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 January vol. 57 no. 2917 1936; (p. 2,4)

— Review of The Singing Garden C. J. Dennis , 1935 selected work poetry ; The Great City Alan D. Mickle , 1935 single work poetry
Best Sellers, Etc. 1936 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 13 January vol. 8 no. 1 1936; (p. 10)
A Bird Lover and His Songs 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 6 February 1936; (p. 33)
Selected Works of C. J. Dennis : Introduction Barry Watts , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Selected Works of C. J. Dennis 1988; (p. 1-17)
Watts gives a substantial account of Dennis's life and work. Watts describes the success and failures of Dennis's verse, paying particular attention to the publishing strategies of George Robertson. The ever-changing tastes of the book-buying public played a significant part in the success and failures of Dennis's books and the poet's poor financial management ensured that he could afford to concentrate solely on his verse for only a short period of his life.
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