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Work-Girl's Holiday single work   poetry   satire   "A lady has a thousand ways"
  • Author:agent Lesbia Harford http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harford-lesbia
Issue Details: First known date: 1921... 1921 Work-Girl's Holiday
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    y separately published work icon Birth : A Little Journal of Australian Poetry vol. 5 no. 54 May 1921 Z1210805 1921 periodical issue 1921 pg. 43
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    y separately published work icon The Poems of Lesbia Harford Lesbia Harford , Drusilla Modjeska (editor), Marjorie Pizer (editor), North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 Z317803 1985 selected work poetry humour satire North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 pg. 70
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    y separately published work icon Overland no. 98 April 1985 Z589197 1985 periodical issue 1985 pg. 20
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    y separately published work icon The Penguin Book of Australian Satirical Verse Australian Satirical Verse Philip Neilsen (editor), Ringwood New York (City) : Penguin , 1986 Z517595 1986 anthology poetry extract satire humour war literature Ringwood New York (City) : Penguin , 1986 pg. 155
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    y separately published work icon The Sting in the Wattle : Australian Satirical Verse Philip Neilsen (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 Z375066 1993 anthology poetry correspondence extract satire humour war literature St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 pg. 71
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    y separately published work icon Selected Poems Lesbia Harford , Gerald Murnane , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2023 25775085 2023 selected work poetry

    'I love you more
    Than God loves the world.

    'Little published in her lifetime, Lesbia Harford died young in the late 1920s. Her short lyrical poems—about social justice, revolution, free love, feminism and the experience of women—display a candour and dynamism unusual for her time and place. This essential new selection of her finest work, chosen and introduced by Gerald Murnane, reaffirms Harford’s position as one of Australia’s pre-eminent modern poets.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2023
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