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  • Author:agent Rodney Hall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hall-rodney
Issue Details: First known date: 1962... 1962 Eyewitness
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Four Poets David Malouf , Don Maynard , Judith Green , Rodney Hall , Melbourne : Cheshire , 1962 Z39470 1962 anthology selected work poetry
    • Anthology comprises four individually titled selections: David Malouf, 'Interiors' (Poems 1-11); Don Maynard, 'A Few Mad Saints' (Poems 12-26); Judith Green, 'A Question of Ignorance' (Poems 27-39); Rodney Hall, 'Statues & Lovers' (Poems 40-55).
    • Pages are not numbered. Individual poems are numbered.
    Melbourne : Cheshire , 1962
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Modern Australian Verse Douglas Stewart (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1964 Z390812 1964 anthology poetry Editor's Introduction: The anthology covers 'from 1930 onwards'... And, lastly, of course, an anthology of this kind should attempt to give as wide a picture as possible, consistent with quality, of Australian poetry in the period. That I have certainly tried to do; but without losing sight of the principle that it should be enjoyable. ... Douglas Stewart (q.v.) (xxi-xxxv). Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1964 pg. 205-206
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon 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. 48
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Selected Poems Rodney Hall , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 Z543966 1975 selected work poetry humour satire St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 pg. 69
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Semper Floreat vol. 45 no. 10 July 1975 Z1150791 1975 periodical issue 1975 pg. 16
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