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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse
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Contents

* Contents derived from the North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1990 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Japanese Jokes (for Anthony Thwaite)i"In his winged collar", Peter Porter , single work poetry humour (p. 1-2)
VI. xixi"I've got the best counsel in the land,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 2)
First Corinthians at the Crossroadsi"When I was a blonde I", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 2-3)
Which One's the Dogi"`Which one's the dog?' you find yourself saying", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry satire (p. 3-4)
One Jump Aheadi"`We have instructed our solicitors...'", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 4-6)
Weapons Trainingi"And when I say eyes right I want to hear", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Wood-Eyei"No nursing-sister ever walked", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry humour (p. 6-7)
At a Literature Board Gatheringi"And there was I, in the holy city of Benares,", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry satire (p. 7-8)
The Ballad of Old Man Noahi"Here's a health to Father Noah", R. F. Brissenden , single work poetry humour (p. 9-10)
Gough and Johnnyi"Gough and Johnny were lovers,", R. F. Brissenden , single work poetry satire (p. 11-12)
The Two Crowsi"As I walked in the November weather", Roland Robinson , single work poetry satire (p. 12-13)
Canberra Gotterdammerungi"Crouched in my wellingtons in the mud of Lake Burley Griffin's shores'", Geoffrey Lehmann , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
The Old Pacific Seai"I was down by Bondi Pier,", Geoffrey Lehmann , single work poetry humour (p. 14-15)
The Wattle Park Bluesi"Back in the wattled thirties", Barry Humphries , single work poetry (p. 15-16)
Maroan (for Elizabeth Jolley)i"You've read in all the magazines", Barry Humphries , single work poetry satire (p. 16-17)
Piece in the Form of a Meat Piei"I think that I could never spy", Barry Humphries , single work poetry satire (p. 17-18)
The Pavlova Stampi"Marie Antoinette of France was a very selfish queen,", Barry Humphries , single work poetry satire (p. 18)
Edna's Alphabeti"A is for apron in plastic or cloth,", Barry Humphries , single work poetry satire (p. 19-20)
A Question of Manners or Tea with the Peoplei"So Queen Victoria took the cup", Rodney Hall , single work poetry humour (p. 21-22)
Double Dactylsi"Higgledy-piggledy", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry humour (p. 22-23)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Lose Weight Now, Ask Me How : On Light Verse Peter Kirkpatrick , 2014 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 4 no. 1 2014; (p. 56-63)
Enjoyable with a Few Reservations Rod Moran , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 120 1990; (p. 21)

— Review of The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry
Comic Verse that Almost Fits the Bill Robert Stewart , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 14 April 1990; (p. 10)

— Review of The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry
Diverse Flights, Ethereal and Grounded Michael Sharkey , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 7-8 April 1990; (p. 7)

— Review of The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry
Wide-Ranging Themes in Our Recent Poetry Peter Pierce , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 June 1990; (p. B8)

— Review of From the Midnight Courtyard Elizabeth Riddell , 1989 selected work poetry ; No. 14 Friendly Street Poetry Reader 1990 anthology poetry ; The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry ; Songs of the Forest : Rainforest Poems Edwin Wilson , 1990 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Robert Gray , 1990 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 123-124 1990 periodical issue
Wide-Ranging Themes in Our Recent Poetry Peter Pierce , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 June 1990; (p. B8)

— Review of From the Midnight Courtyard Elizabeth Riddell , 1989 selected work poetry ; No. 14 Friendly Street Poetry Reader 1990 anthology poetry ; The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry ; Songs of the Forest : Rainforest Poems Edwin Wilson , 1990 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Robert Gray , 1990 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 123-124 1990 periodical issue
Diverse Flights, Ethereal and Grounded Michael Sharkey , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 7-8 April 1990; (p. 7)

— Review of The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry
Comic Verse that Almost Fits the Bill Robert Stewart , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 14 April 1990; (p. 10)

— Review of The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry
Enjoyable with a Few Reservations Rod Moran , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 120 1990; (p. 21)

— Review of The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse 1990 anthology poetry
Lose Weight Now, Ask Me How : On Light Verse Peter Kirkpatrick , 2014 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 4 no. 1 2014; (p. 56-63)
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