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Issue Details: First known date: 1939... 1939 Galahad, Selenemia and Poems
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Notes

  • Contains a revised version of 'Love and the Virgins' under the title 'Selenemia'.
  • Author note: The verses in this book were written at very various times over the last twenty-seven or twenty-eight years...All the items...have been more or less continually under correction since they were first written.(Preface, p. v)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,:F. W. Preece , 1939 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Galahad, C. R. Jury , single work drama (p. 1-40)
Selenemia Love and the Virgins, C. R. Jury , single work drama fantasy (p. 41-138)
Epitaph, World War Ii"You who shall come, exalt these childless dead", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 141)
Note: With title 'Epitaph'.
Roundeli"The reason of my love's no more than this", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 141)
Sonneti"I would to God thou wert my own true son!", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 141-142)
A Sonnet to a Friendi"Young bright-plumed eagle, prince of pure heaven's fire", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 142)
Note: Published here without title.
Sonneti"Thy body is composed of dew and fire", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 142-143)
Sonneti"How oft have I beheld thee through my mind", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 143)
"The wind killed Hyacinth, for Phoebus loved him" Sonneti"The wind slew Hyacinth, for Phoebus loved him", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 143-144)
"Would I could work in marble, or in dyes" Sonneti"Oh that I worked in marble, or in dyes", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 144)
A Dedicationi"Mnemosyne, wonder of secret birth", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 145)
Ode to Bacchusi"Lyaeus, child of Zeus, a god I sing", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 145-152)
Songi"Stay, beauteous shepherd, stay!", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 152-153)
Encomium of Adelaidei"I have come, my city, to find thee out from the sea", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 153-155)
Pseudo-Platoniconi"'Beauty's self I love'", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 155-156)
Linesi"When I behold thee, after that first fear", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 156)
Stanzasi"My throat beats, and the vision in these eyes", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 156-158)
Songi"What though beauty should not love me", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 158)
Sicily in Springi"Beauty, thou immortal shade", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 158-162)
Sicily in Autumni"Thou who wast the Cyprian dove", C. R. Jury , single work poetry (p. 163-166)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Making of ‘a Poet of Adelaide’ : Charles Jury and Literary Adelaide, 1893-1919 Philip Butterss , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 19 no. 2 2019;

'Charles Jury was a prominent figure in Adelaide’s literary world in the middle of the twentieth century but his ideas about poetry were established by the time he was a young adult.

'This paper looks at how Jury might have been a poet ‘of Adelaide’ in the sense of being shaped by the literary culture and institutions of the city in which he grew up. It draws on archival and other sources to bring to light some aspects of Jury’s personal life and early literary career that have not yet been revealed in public.' (Publication abstract)

Forgotten Poetic Sensibilities : The Plays of Charles Jury and Ray Mathew J. S. Ryan , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Australian Drama 1920-1955 : Papers Presented to a Conference at the University of New England, Armidale, September 1-4, 1984 1986; (p. 71-88)
Forgotten Poetic Sensibilities : The Plays of Charles Jury and Ray Mathew J. S. Ryan , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Australian Drama 1920-1955 : Papers Presented to a Conference at the University of New England, Armidale, September 1-4, 1984 1986; (p. 71-88)
The Making of ‘a Poet of Adelaide’ : Charles Jury and Literary Adelaide, 1893-1919 Philip Butterss , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 19 no. 2 2019;

'Charles Jury was a prominent figure in Adelaide’s literary world in the middle of the twentieth century but his ideas about poetry were established by the time he was a young adult.

'This paper looks at how Jury might have been a poet ‘of Adelaide’ in the sense of being shaped by the literary culture and institutions of the city in which he grew up. It draws on archival and other sources to bring to light some aspects of Jury’s personal life and early literary career that have not yet been revealed in public.' (Publication abstract)

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