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The Hut by the Black Swamp single work   poetry   "Now comes the fierce North-Easter, bound"
Alternative title: The Hut at Orimbah
  • Author:agent Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1869... 1869 The Hut by the Black Swamp
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Notes

  • This poem was first published in the Australasian in August 1869. Kendall subsequently made minor alterations to the second verse, and these appear in Leaves from Australian Forests and in later publications. The second verse of the Australasian version read: 'Now Twilight, with a shadowy hand/Of wild dominionship, doth keep/Strong hold of hollow straits of land;/And watery sounds are loud and deep/By gap and steep.'

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Works about this Work

Henry Kendall's 'Aboriginal Man' : Autochthony and Extinction in the Settler Colony Andrew McCann , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 50-60)
'McCann shows how the poet Henry Kendall's dreams of establishing an Australian landscape are haunted at every turn by the indigenous presence...' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)
Australian Landscape as the Language of a New Identity Roberta Falcone , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Imagined Australia : Reflections around the Reciprocal Construction of Identity between Australia and Europe 2009; (p. 123-136)
'The aim of this paper is to highlight the reasons of the transformation of what is called the ‘Anglo-Australian identity’ through the analysis of films, poetry and plays. Such an hyphenated identity allows the dominance of the ethnic, hybrid group who believes itself to represent the authenticity of the inhabitants of that place.' (pp. 123-124)
Australian Landscape as the Language of a New Identity Roberta Falcone , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Imagined Australia : Reflections around the Reciprocal Construction of Identity between Australia and Europe 2009; (p. 123-136)
'The aim of this paper is to highlight the reasons of the transformation of what is called the ‘Anglo-Australian identity’ through the analysis of films, poetry and plays. Such an hyphenated identity allows the dominance of the ethnic, hybrid group who believes itself to represent the authenticity of the inhabitants of that place.' (pp. 123-124)
Henry Kendall's 'Aboriginal Man' : Autochthony and Extinction in the Settler Colony Andrew McCann , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 50-60)
'McCann shows how the poet Henry Kendall's dreams of establishing an Australian landscape are haunted at every turn by the indigenous presence...' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)
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