Halfway to Avalon single work   poetry   "The motor died with an underwater cough"
Issue Details: First known date: 1962... 1962 Halfway to Avalon
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  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 84 no. 4309 15 September 1962 Z620650 1962 periodical issue 1962 pg. 40
  • Appears in:
    y New Impulses in Australian Poetry Rodney Hall (editor), Thomas Shapcott (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1968 Z548090 1968 anthology poetry

    This 'anthology of Australian poetry of the 1960s, was edited, with an introduction, by Rodney Hall and Thomas W. Shapcott. The keynote of these ‘new impulses’ was ‘a suspicion of idealism, and an inbred awareness of the consequences of totalitarian beliefs’. Authoritarianism in religion and politics was eschewed, as was the concept of national and international aggression. Major established poets such as Kenneth Slessor, Judith Wright and A. D. Hope are not represented because the editors felt that their poetry of the decade added little to their already defined stances. Their contemporaries, however, Gwen Harwood and Francis Webb, are given considerable space because they are important influences on younger poets.' (Source : The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature, online edition)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1968
    pg. 123
  • Appears in:
    y The Cool Change Andrew Taylor , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1971 Z268667 1971 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1971 pg. 55
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    y Selected Poems : 1960-1980 Andrew Taylor , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1982 Z267572 1982 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1982 pg. 75
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    y Selected Poems : 1960-1985 Andrew Taylor , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988 Z420584 1988 selected work poetry A revision of Selected Poems: 1960-1980, first published by UQP in 1982. Includes poems from Travelling. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988 pg. 5
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    y The Faber Book of Modern Australian Verse Vincent Buckley (editor), London : Faber , 1991 Z563845 1991 anthology poetry war literature satire humour London : Faber , 1991 pg. 213
  • Appears in:
    y Collected Poems Andrew Taylor , Applecross : Salt Publishing , 2004 Z1117091 2004 selected work poetry Applecross : Salt Publishing , 2004 pg. 47
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