Prey to Prey single work   poetry   "The birds come like fishes out of the air"
  • Author: David Rowbotham http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/rowbotham-david
Issue Details: First known date: 1965... 1965 Prey to Prey
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry 1965 John Thompson (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1965 Z175901 1965 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1965 pg. 42
  • Appears in:
    y Poetry Australia no. 4 June Thomas Shapcott (editor), 1965 Z595151 1965 periodical issue 1965 pg. 8
  • 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. 92
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems David Rowbotham , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 Z367362 1975 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 pg. 65
  • Appears in:
    y The Collins Book of Australian Poetry Rodney Hall , Sydney : Collins , 1981 Z542215 1981 anthology poetry Sydney : Collins , 1981 pg. 225
  • Appears in:
    y New and Selected Poems 1945-1993 David Rowbotham , Ringwood : Penguin , 1994 Z262007 1994 selected work poetry Ringwood : Penguin , 1994 pg. 93
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