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The Cicadas single work   poetry   "On yellow days in summer when the early heat"
Issue Details: First known date: 1950... 1950 The Cicadas
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Singing up Country in the Poetry of Judith Wright and Pablo Neruda Stuart Cooke , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 23 no. 4 2008; (p. 408-421)
Douglas Stewart : The Silkworms Yasmine Gooneratne , 1978 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Poems in Perspective : A Collection of Poems and Critical Commentaries 1978; (p. 117-140)

— Appears in: Diverse Inheritance: A Personal Perspective on Commonwealth Literature 1980; (p. 79-96)
Gooneratne observes the parallel between the life of the silkworm and that of humans. In the language of the poem she hears colloquial, scriptural and literary echoes and analyses their effects. Includes discussion of 'Fire and Ice' by Robert Frost, 'The Cat and the Moon' by W. B. Yeats, and Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock'.
Singing up Country in the Poetry of Judith Wright and Pablo Neruda Stuart Cooke , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 23 no. 4 2008; (p. 408-421)
Douglas Stewart : The Silkworms Yasmine Gooneratne , 1978 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Poems in Perspective : A Collection of Poems and Critical Commentaries 1978; (p. 117-140)

— Appears in: Diverse Inheritance: A Personal Perspective on Commonwealth Literature 1980; (p. 79-96)
Gooneratne observes the parallel between the life of the silkworm and that of humans. In the language of the poem she hears colloquial, scriptural and literary echoes and analyses their effects. Includes discussion of 'Fire and Ice' by Robert Frost, 'The Cat and the Moon' by W. B. Yeats, and Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock'.
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