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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'Between the sob and clubbing of the gunfire / Someone, it seems, has time for this, / To pluck them from the shallows and bury them in burrows / And tread the sand upon their nakedness...' -- Kenneth Slessor.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Melbourne University Press , 1984 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
El Mahdi to the Australian Troopsi"And wherefore have they come, this warlike band,", El Mahdi , 1885 single work poetry war literature (p. 25)
His Letter : To the Committee, New South Wales Patriotic Fundi"Ere I leave Australia for Soudan,", 1885 single work poetry war literature (p. 26-27)
The Burden of Tyre : VIi"They hunger? give them men to slay:", Christopher Brennan , 1953 single work poetry (p. 28)
Note: With title variation: From The Burden of Tyre
The Rhyme of Rudyard K.i"I am the casual cuss who made the British Empire known", Randolph Bedford , 1900 single work poetry humour (p. 29-30)
Who'll Wear the Beaten Colours?i"Who'll wear the beaten colours - and cheer the beaten men?", Henry Lawson , 1907 single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Butchered to Make a Dutchman's Holidayi"In prison cell I sadly sit,", Breaker Morant , 1902 single work poetry satire war literature (p. 33-34)
The Sword of Genghis Khani"From the mouths of western rivers - Danube,", R. Stewart , 1900 single work poetry (p. 35-36)
Irish to English : April 26, 1916i"I am not of your blood;", Christopher Brennan , 1916 single work poetry Irish to English : 26th April 1916 (p. 39)
From : A Chant of Doom, Christopher Brennan , 1984 extract poetry (p. 40-42)
Reflections of a Retired Symbolist Poet in July, 1916i"I dwelt with my unprinted screed", Christopher Brennan , 1923 single work poetry Reflections of a Retired Symbolist Poet 1916 (p. 43)
Note: With title: Reflections of a Retired Symbolist Poet 1916
England Yeti"She's England yet! The nations never knew her;", Henry Lawson , 1917 single work poetry war literature (p. 44)
The Wrecked Aeroplanei"Unhappy craft of Daedalus reborn", Leon Gellert , 1917 single work poetry war literature (p. 45-46)
The Deathi"I'm hit. It's come at last. I feel a smart", Leon Gellert , 1917 single work poetry war literature (p. 47)
The Last to Leavei"The guns were silent, and the silent hills", Leon Gellert , 1916 single work poetry war literature Requiem (p. 48)
True Patrioti"In this world there are many things to love,", Harley Matthews , 1938 single work poetry war literature (p. 49-59)
Gallipolii"Only above the grave of murdered faith", Mary Gilmore , 1916 single work poetry (p. 60)
The Deadi"Hail and farewell to those who fought and died,", J. Le Gay Brereton , 1919 single work poetry war literature (p. 61)
The Farmer Remembers the Sommei"Will they never fade or pass!", Vance Palmer , 1920 single work poetry war literature (p. 62)
The Campi"This is the camp,", Vance Palmer , 1971 single work poetry (p. 63-66)
The Trenchesi"Endless lanes sunken in the clay,", Frederic Manning , 1917 single work poetry war literature (p. 67-68)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Blameless Boyhood : Australian Poetry About the Great War Andrew Taylor , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 32 no. 2 1987; (p. 55-61)
Anthologies and Orthodoxies Jennifer Strauss , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 1 1987; (p. 87-95)
Healing the Wounds: Recent War Fiction John Webb , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , September vol. 31 no. 3 1986; (p. 85-89)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry ; Nasho Michael Frazer , 1984 single work novel
Untitled L. Robson , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 February 1985; (p. 14)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry
War Geoff Page , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 68 1985; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry
Fighting for Perspectives of Our History Gerard Windsor , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 December vol. 106 no. 5447 1984; (p. 56-57)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry
Poems Down the Middle Stuart Sayers , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 November 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry
Australian War Poetry Gavin Ewart , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , April no. 98 1985; (p. 65-68)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry
Gracious Gifts of the Poets of Battle Clement Semmler , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 26-27 January 1985; (p. 12)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry
Stanzas on War Peter Lugg , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 February 1985; (p. 19)

— Review of Clubbing of the Gunfire : 101 Australian War Poems 1984 anthology poetry
Anthologies and Orthodoxies Jennifer Strauss , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 1 1987; (p. 87-95)
A Blameless Boyhood : Australian Poetry About the Great War Andrew Taylor , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 32 no. 2 1987; (p. 55-61)
War Poetry : Myth as De-formation and Re-formation Andrew Taylor , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 12 no. 2 1985; (p. 182-193)
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