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The Beauteous Terrorist single work   poetry   "Soft as the morning's pearly light,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1885... 1885 The Beauteous Terrorist
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Beauteous Terrorist and Other Poems A Wanderer , Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885 Z824669 1885 selected work poetry

    The Beauteous Terrorist in the title poem was a remarkable young woman, a beautiful Russian aristocrat Sophia Perovskaia, who deserted her class to join the Terrorist Party which sought to overthrow the Czar. She was arrested and executed, a deed which prompted Sir Henry Parkes, a noted politician on the opposite side of the globe, to pen an epic poem in her honour. Back cover of the facsimile edition.

    Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Fragmentary Thoughts Henry Parkes , Sydney : Samuel E. Lees , 1889 Z386474 1889 selected work poetry Sydney : Samuel E. Lees , 1889 pg. 76-86
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Beauteous Terrorist and Other Poems A Wanderer , Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885 Z824669 1885 selected work poetry

    The Beauteous Terrorist in the title poem was a remarkable young woman, a beautiful Russian aristocrat Sophia Perovskaia, who deserted her class to join the Terrorist Party which sought to overthrow the Czar. She was arrested and executed, a deed which prompted Sir Henry Parkes, a noted politician on the opposite side of the globe, to pen an epic poem in her honour. Back cover of the facsimile edition.

    Dubbo : Review Publications , 1986
    pg. 3-14
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon 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. 116-120

Works about this Work

Sir Henry Parkes and His Poetry A Lady Critic , 1888 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Centennial Magazine , November vol. 1 no. 4 1888; (p. 213-216)
Sir Henry Parkes and His Poetry A Lady Critic , 1888 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Centennial Magazine , November vol. 1 no. 4 1888; (p. 213-216)
Last amended 7 Jan 2013 10:57:47
Subjects:
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    Russia,
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    Former Soviet Union,
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    Eastern Europe, Europe,
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