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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Backless Betty from Bondi
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Notes

  • All of these poems were originally published in `Smith's Weekly'

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Man Who Came Backi""You can wander the streets without weeping,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 1)
Night of Romancei"Let Banks and Bailiffs rule the land -", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry humour (p. 2)
Mademoiselle from Everywhere (To the Digger - Memories)i"The girl that you kissed at Putney,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 3)
Nocturnei"Darkness; a cloud of lace;", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 4)
The Girl at the Gatei"Out of the bush behind her,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 5)
Firefly (Dedicated to the Usherettes of the Picture Palaces of Australia and Their Torchlights)i"I've fallen in love with a firefly,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 6)
As We Pine in a Linei"Half-an-inch, half-an-inch, lumbering near,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 7)
Come Aboardi"When Someone in Yellow", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 8)
Butterfliesi"If anyone's looking for Mary,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 9)
Underwood Ann (to a Secretary)i"Her fingers to sell,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 10)
Skis and Skies Skis and Shesi"I sing about Women and Winter,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 11)
She Keeps on Walkingi"When Helen goes hiking", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 12)
She Shoots To Conqueri"When Kitty "shoots" to conquer,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 13)
Nightingale - 1930i"The music that warmed Asia Minor", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Girl on the Corneri"Oh, what does she wait for,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 15)
Little Theatre Girli"Oh, magic patch of Culture", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 16)
Streamer's Endi"Roses all over the steamer,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 17)
Springi"Treetops crying, pipits in the creek,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 18)
Great-Grandmother Speaksi"Pause, child, and stare me in the face", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 19)
Moving Dayi"When it's Moving Day at midnight,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 20)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Lesser Slessor? : Back to 'Backless Betty' et al : [Part 2] John S. Batts , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Five Bells , Autumn vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 16-19)
'When Skyscrapers Burst into Lilac' : Slessor's Smith's Weekly Poems Peter Kirkpatrick , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kenneth Slessor : Critical Readings 1997; (p. 176-197)
y separately published work icon Kenneth Slessor Adrian Caesar , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1995 Z451632 1995 single work criticism
Stand and Chatter Mary Lord , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 58 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of Backless Betty from Bondi Kenneth Slessor , 1983 selected work poetry
Welcome Lightness at the End of the Poetic Tunnel Brian Kennedy , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 27-28 August 1983; (p. 14)

— Review of Backless Betty from Bondi Kenneth Slessor , 1983 selected work poetry
Welcome Lightness at the End of the Poetic Tunnel Brian Kennedy , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 27-28 August 1983; (p. 14)

— Review of Backless Betty from Bondi Kenneth Slessor , 1983 selected work poetry
Stand and Chatter Mary Lord , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 58 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of Backless Betty from Bondi Kenneth Slessor , 1983 selected work poetry
Lesser Slessor? : Back to 'Backless Betty' et al : [Part 2] John S. Batts , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Five Bells , Autumn vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 16-19)
y separately published work icon Kenneth Slessor Adrian Caesar , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1995 Z451632 1995 single work criticism
'When Skyscrapers Burst into Lilac' : Slessor's Smith's Weekly Poems Peter Kirkpatrick , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kenneth Slessor : Critical Readings 1997; (p. 176-197)
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