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The Ballad of Jimmy Governor : H.M. Prison, Darlinghurst, 18th January 1901 single work   poetry   "You can send for my breakfast now, Governor."
Is part of Seven Points for an Imperilled Star Les Murray , 1972 sequence poetry
  • Author:agent Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1970... 1970 The Ballad of Jimmy Governor : H.M. Prison, Darlinghurst, 18th January 1901
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"They Couldn't Tell Us How to Farm Their Skin" : White Poems on Black Dispossession Geoff Page , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Interactions : Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region 2000; (p. 171-183)
Analyses poems by white Australian authors about dispossession of their land. In his survey of attitudes and poetic technique, Page examines nineteenth and twentieth century poems and finds a reversal of attitudes over time.
The Human-Hair Thread Les Murray , 1977 single work criticism autobiography
— Appears in: Meanjin , Aboriginal Issue [Summer] vol. 36 no. 4 1977; (p. 550-571) Persistence in Folly 1984; (p. 4-30) The Paperbark Tree : Selected Prose 1992; (p. 71-99)
Re-appraisal of a Myth : The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Anna Rutherford , 1974 single work criticism
— Appears in: Commonwealth , vol. 1 no. 1974-1975; (p. 104-112)
The Human-Hair Thread Les Murray , 1977 single work criticism autobiography
— Appears in: Meanjin , Aboriginal Issue [Summer] vol. 36 no. 4 1977; (p. 550-571) Persistence in Folly 1984; (p. 4-30) The Paperbark Tree : Selected Prose 1992; (p. 71-99)
Re-appraisal of a Myth : The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Anna Rutherford , 1974 single work criticism
— Appears in: Commonwealth , vol. 1 no. 1974-1975; (p. 104-112)
"They Couldn't Tell Us How to Farm Their Skin" : White Poems on Black Dispossession Geoff Page , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Interactions : Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region 2000; (p. 171-183)
Analyses poems by white Australian authors about dispossession of their land. In his survey of attitudes and poetic technique, Page examines nineteenth and twentieth century poems and finds a reversal of attitudes over time.
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