North Brisbane Advance! single work   poetry   satire   "'Tis not often we hear of a flourishing town"
Issue Details: First known date: 1848... 1848 North Brisbane Advance!
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On the prosperity and progress of North Brisbane, supposedly attained despite the difficult economic conditions which then prevailed.


  • Author's note: 'North Brisbane, Sept. 18, 1848.'
  • North Brisbane referred to the settlement established on the North side of the Brisbane River. By the later 1840s it encompassed much of the current Brisbane C.B.D.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Moreton Bay Courier 23 September 1848 Z658948 1848 newspaper issue 1848 pg. 4
  • Appears in:
    y The Poet's Discovery : Nineteenth Century Australia in Verse Richard Douglas Jordan (editor), Peter Pierce (editor), Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1990 Z299524 1990 anthology poetry biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1990 pg. 189
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 376-377
  • Appears in:
    y An Anthology of Australian Poetry to 1920 John Kinsella (editor), Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 Z1908582 2007 anthology poetry column prose Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 pg. 286
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