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Issue Details: First known date: 1957... 1957 Poems
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Notes

  • Editor's note: Contains all poems from One Hundred Poems (1944) with some 'later pieces of the greatest distinction'.
  • Dedication: To Pauline and Paul

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1975 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Earth-Visitors (to N.L.)i"There were strange riders once, came gusting down", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 1-2)
Nurembergi"So quiet it was in that high, sun-steeped room,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 3)
Pan at Lane Covei"Scaly with poison, bright with flame,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Taoisti"Those friends of Lao-Tzu, those wise old men", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 6)
Rubens' Innocentsi"If all those tumbling babes of heaven,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 7)
Marco Poloi"Reading how Marco Polo came", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Chessmeni"Chafing on flags of ebony and pearl,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 10)
Mangrovesi"These black bush-waters, heavy with crusted boughs", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 11)
Thief of the Mooni"Thief of the moon, thou robber of old delight,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 12)
Heine in Parisi"LATE : a cold smear of sunlight bathes the room;", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 13-16)
Winter Dawni"AT five I wake, rise, rub on the smoking pane", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 17-18)
A Surrenderi"When, to those Venusbergs, thy breasts,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 18)
The Man of Sentiment, Kenneth Slessor , single work drama (p. 19-31)
Thieves' Kitcheni"Good roaring pistol-boys, brave lads of gold,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 32)
Starsi""THESE are the floating berries of the night,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 33)
The Ghosti"Bees of old Spanish wine", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 34)
Undinei"IN Undine's mirror the cutpurse found", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 35)
Next Turni"NO pause! The buried pipes ring out,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 36)
City Nightfalli"SMOKE upon smoke; over the stone lips", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 37)
Adventure Bayi"Sophie's my world - my arm must soon or later", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 38)

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Works about this Work

Portrait of a Man of Sentiment: Kenneth Slessor Livio Dobrez , 1974 single work criticism
— Appears in: Proceedings and papers of the 16th congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association , no. 16 (p. 128-145) Southerly , March vol. 37 no. 1 1977; (p. 16-32)
Three Lectures, Seven Books Noel Macainsh , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 29 1964; (p. 61-62)

— Review of Under the Bridge Bruce Beaver , 1961 selected work poetry ; Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry ; The Elements of Poetry Robert D. FitzGerald , 1963 selected work criticism
Untitled Nancy Keesing , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 24 no. 1 1964; (p. 65-67)

— Review of The Letters of Rachel Henning Rachel Biddulph Henning , 1952 selected work correspondence biography ; Five Senses : Selected Poems Judith Wright , 1963 selected work poetry ; Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry ; The Madeleine Heritage Martin Mills , 1928 single work novel ; Capricornia : A Novel Xavier Herbert , 1938 single work novel ; The Young Desire It : A Novel Seaforth MacKenzie , 1937 single work novel
Untitled Elizabeth Riddell , 1963 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Mirror , 9 July 1963;

— Review of Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry
[Review] Poems [and] Charles Harpur Ian Mair , 1963 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 June 1963; (p. 18)

— Review of Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry ; Charles Harpur Judith Wright , 1963 single work criticism
Poetry Chronicle R. F. Brissenden , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 17 no. 1 1958; (p. 199-104)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1957 1957 anthology poetry ; The Moods of Love Laurence Collinson , 1957 selected work poetry ; Oedipus Verse : 1949-1956 John Podger , 1957 selected work poetry ; Three Elegies Jack Lindsay , 1957 selected work poetry ; The Shield of Place Mary Finnin , 1957 selected work poetry ; Cantos of Wandering Francis Brabazon , 1958 selected work poetry ; Bayonet and Grass T. Inglis Moore , 1957 selected work poetry ; Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry ; Poems of Life and Time George Frazer , 1957 selected work poetry ; A Book of South Australian Verse 1957 anthology poetry ; The Dancing Bough Nancy Cato , 1957 selected work poetry ; The Swagless Swaggie and Other Ballads : Selected Verse of Edward Harrington Edward Harrington , 1957 selected work poetry ; Act One : Poems Randolph Stow , 1957 selected work poetry
Untitled Nancy Keesing , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 24 no. 1 1964; (p. 65-67)

— Review of The Letters of Rachel Henning Rachel Biddulph Henning , 1952 selected work correspondence biography ; Five Senses : Selected Poems Judith Wright , 1963 selected work poetry ; Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry ; The Madeleine Heritage Martin Mills , 1928 single work novel ; Capricornia : A Novel Xavier Herbert , 1938 single work novel ; The Young Desire It : A Novel Seaforth MacKenzie , 1937 single work novel
Three Lectures, Seven Books Noel Macainsh , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 29 1964; (p. 61-62)

— Review of Under the Bridge Bruce Beaver , 1961 selected work poetry ; Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry ; The Elements of Poetry Robert D. FitzGerald , 1963 selected work criticism
Untitled Scrutarius , 1963 single work review
— Appears in: Walkabout , vol. 29 no. 8 1963; (p. 42)

— Review of Such Is Life : Being Certain Extracts from the Diary of Tom Collins Tom Collins , 1897 single work novel ; Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry ; Capricornia : A Novel Xavier Herbert , 1938 single work novel ; Flying Fox and Drifting Sand : The Adventures of a Biologist in Australia Francis N. Ratcliffe , 1937 single work autobiography
More Slessor R. McC. , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 9 October vol. 78 no. 4052 1957; (p. 2,58)

— Review of Poems Kenneth Slessor , 1957 selected work poetry
Kenneth Slessor Richard Aldington , 1958 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Letters , April vol. 1 no. 3 1958; (p. 11-13) The Vital Decade : Ten Years of Australian Art and Letters 1968; (p. 34-36) Critical Essays on Kenneth Slessor 1968; (p. 124-127)
The Poetry of Kenneth Slessor Frederick T. Macartney , 1957 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 16 no. 3 1957; (p. 265-272) Critical Essays on Kenneth Slessor 1968; (p. 104-112)
Portrait of a Man of Sentiment: Kenneth Slessor Livio Dobrez , 1974 single work criticism
— Appears in: Proceedings and papers of the 16th congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association , no. 16 (p. 128-145) Southerly , March vol. 37 no. 1 1977; (p. 16-32)
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