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'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1984 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur : Introduction, Elizabeth Perkins , single work criticism (p. xi-xliii)
Invocationi"These Poems! Let the Wordling, if he will,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 1)
Vanished Awayi"Heaven's face was starred as now,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 5)
Falling Awayi"The winter wind is numbing,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 5-6)
George Washingtoni"Even as the one sole star of morning", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
A Royal Child of Destinyi"If never by the arms of reason", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Old Billowy Hawksb'ry "Old billowy Hawksb'ry so bravely expanding," Old Billowy Hawkesb'ryi"Old billowy Hawkesb'ry, I see thee expanding", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Note:

With title: Old Billowy Hawksb'ry

With first line: Old billowy Hawksb'ry so bravely expanding,

The Tree of Liberty : A Song for the Futurei"We'll plant a Tree of Liberty", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Speak the Truthi"Let the truth be always told,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
The Muse's Ethics, Charles Harpur , sequence poetry (p. 10-13)
Life Ethicsi"Be loyal yourself, if you'd prove", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 11-12)
"Hold to the right, and be loyal in all things:" The Muse's Ethicsi"Hold to the right, and be loyal in all things!", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 12)
Note: Untitled.
Untitledi"Forward ho! forward ho!", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 13)
The Southern Land of Oursi"With clowns to make our laws, and knaves", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Never Mindi"My Country, though rude yet, and wild, be thy nature,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Morning Lovei"What now in all the world might move", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 15)
The Hand of Godi"When with a philosophic quest", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 16)
A Man Shall Be a Man Yeti"It must be in Man's fortunes,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 17-18)
I Would Get Me a New Lovei"I would get me a new love,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
A Poet's Wifei"Oh wert thou mine, beloved Girl!", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 19-20)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

‘Deep Hanging Out’ : Native Species Images and Affective Labour 2017 single work
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 17 no. 1 2017;

'This paper investigates the affective labour done by, specifically, native species images in Australian poetry, using Judith Wright's bird poems, and various poems about kangaroos as example. It uses the anthropological term, "deep hanging out", borrowed from an article about fashion models, to extend the idea of affective labour, and to measure poems' attentions to birds and animals, and their relation to iconising as the work of nationalism. It is concerned with cultural capital, and Canberra, and the human empire.'  (Publication abstract)

Towards an Australian Pastoral in the Poetry of Charles Harpur Carmel Gaffney , 1997 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Meridian , May vol. 16 no. 1 1997; (p. 15-31)
War and Colonial Identity: The Poetic Response Michael Ackland , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 1-14)
In the First Place : Charles Harpur and the Fate of Poetry Philip Mead , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , May 1986; (p. 7-9)
Charles Harpur : Cultivation of the Wild Vincent O'Sullivan , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 31 no. 1 1986; (p. 64-76)
Short Views G. A. W. , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 45 no. 2 1985; (p. 243-244)

— Review of Australian Contemporary Drama 1909-1982 : A Critical Introduction Dennis Carroll , 1985 single work criticism ; The Passing Guest : A Life of Henry Kingsley J. S. D. Mellick , 1982 single work biography ; The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , 1984 selected work poetry ; The Warped Universe : A Study of Imagery and Structure in Seven Novels by Patrick White Karin Hansson , 1984 selected work criticism biography
Resurrection of a Poet David Headon , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 97 1984; (p. 68-69)

— Review of The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , 1984 selected work poetry
The 116-Year Wait for All of Harpur Geoffrey Dutton , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 29 May vol. 104 no. 5418 1984; (p. 92,97)

— Review of The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , 1984 selected work poetry
The `Morning Star' Shines Again Clement Semmler , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 26-27 May 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , 1984 selected work poetry
Harpur Brought to Book Michael Ackland , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Meridian , May vol. 4 no. 1 1985; (p. 65-69)

— Review of The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , 1984 selected work poetry
`And, To Sensation, Dead as Death' Maurice Dunlevy , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 May 1984; (p. 21)
War and Colonial Identity: The Poetic Response Michael Ackland , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 1-14)
Charles Harpur : Cultivation of the Wild Vincent O'Sullivan , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 31 no. 1 1986; (p. 64-76)
Towards an Australian Pastoral in the Poetry of Charles Harpur Carmel Gaffney , 1997 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Meridian , May vol. 16 no. 1 1997; (p. 15-31)
In the First Place : Charles Harpur and the Fate of Poetry Philip Mead , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , May 1986; (p. 7-9)
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