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Issue Details: First known date: 1933... 1933 Darlinghurst Nights : And Morning Glories : Being 47 Strange Sights Observed from Eleventh Storeys, in a Land of Cream Puffs and Crime, by a Flat-Roof Professor; and Here Set Forth in Sketch and Rhyme
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Adaptations

y separately published work icon Darlinghurst Nights Katherine Thomson , 1988 Z923423 1988 single work drama

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Based on the poetry of Kenneth Slessor, Darlinghurst Nights takes five characters from the light verse that Slessor wrote in the 1920s, develops them and gives them a frame and viewing platform - the poet and his friend, cartoonist Joe Lynch. The poems adapted include 'Darlinghurst Nights', and 'Five Bells'.

Notes

  • All poems and accompanying illustrations in this collection were originally published in Smith's Weekly between 1928 and 1931.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1981 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Delicatesseni"Little, round cherries in little, round glasses,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry (p. 7)
Country Eyesi"Diana is down from the station,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 8)
The Green Rolls Roycei"Where the iceman doesn't cater", Kenneth Slessor , 1928 single work poetry (p. 9)
The Tiger in the Rosei"Rosie at the Stadium", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 10)
Choker's Lanei"In Choker's Lane, the doors appear", Kenneth Slessor , 1928 single work poetry (p. 11)
The Voice on the Wirei"If angels could speak on a city exchange,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 12)
Kimono Corai"Kimono Cora, she's like an aurora,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry (p. 13)
The Girl in the Windowi"The girl in the window", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry (p. 15)
It, If and Also!i"When skyscrapers burst into lilac,", Kenneth Slessor , 1930 single work poetry humour (p. 16)
Gardens in the Skyi"There's a golden hocus-pocus", Kenneth Slessor , 1930 single work poetry humour (p. 17)
Ticket in Tatts!i"Ride a Blue Cab to the top of King's Cross,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 18)
Good-Bye Iceman!i"Ladies always standing on the first-floor landing", Kenneth Slessor , 1928 single work poetry (p. 19)
Mannequinsi"Mannequin, mannequin, floating up in taffeta,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 20)
Caretaker's Daughtersi"Caretaker's daughters go taking the air", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 21)
Eleven O'Clocki"Miss What's-Her-Name has vanished like a fairy,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 22)
The Lady in the Lifti"Oh, why this constant to-and-fro,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 23)
Pay-Dayi"Away with your bills and your budgets,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 24)
Residentiali"Phyllis from the country", Kenneth Slessor , 1928 single work poetry (p. 25)
Cucumber Kittyi"When Cucumber Kitty comes mocking the city,", Kenneth Slessor , 1929 single work poetry (p. 26)
The Beauty Parlor!i"She has Venus in a bottle, and beauty in a jar,", Kenneth Slessor , 1928-1931 single work poetry humour (p. 27)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Royal Exchange, Sydney City, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: ETT Imprint , 2015 .
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      Extent: 46p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Publication Date: 01 December 2015
      ISBN: 9781925416060

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)
Slessor's `Darlinghurst Nights': Troping the Light Fantastic Peter Kirkpatrick , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Proceedings : Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Sixteenth Annual Conference, 3-8 July 1994 1995; (p. 7-13)
y separately published work icon Kenneth Slessor Adrian Caesar , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1995 Z451632 1995 single work criticism
Casebook : Darlinghurst Nights Gaye Poole , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , [Double Issue] no. 12-13 1988; (p. 103-123)
Untitled Brian Kennedy , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 4-5 July 1981; (p. 11)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights : And Morning Glories : Being 47 Strange Sights Observed from Eleventh Storeys, in a Land of Cream Puffs and Crime, by a Flat-Roof Professor; and Here Set Forth in Sketch and Rhyme Kenneth Slessor , 1933 selected work poetry
Impeccable Deftness Mary Lord , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 37 1981; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights : And Morning Glories : Being 47 Strange Sights Observed from Eleventh Storeys, in a Land of Cream Puffs and Crime, by a Flat-Roof Professor; and Here Set Forth in Sketch and Rhyme Kenneth Slessor , 1933 selected work poetry
The Cross is Better in Retrospect Ron Blair , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 September 1981; (p. 44)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights : And Morning Glories : Being 47 Strange Sights Observed from Eleventh Storeys, in a Land of Cream Puffs and Crime, by a Flat-Roof Professor; and Here Set Forth in Sketch and Rhyme Kenneth Slessor , 1933 selected work poetry
Scenes from Sydney Christine Churches , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 August 1981; (p. 23)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights : And Morning Glories : Being 47 Strange Sights Observed from Eleventh Storeys, in a Land of Cream Puffs and Crime, by a Flat-Roof Professor; and Here Set Forth in Sketch and Rhyme Kenneth Slessor , 1933 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)
Slessor's `Darlinghurst Nights': Troping the Light Fantastic Peter Kirkpatrick , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Proceedings : Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Sixteenth Annual Conference, 3-8 July 1994 1995; (p. 7-13)
Casebook : Darlinghurst Nights Gaye Poole , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , [Double Issue] no. 12-13 1988; (p. 103-123)
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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