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Life on the Mountains single work   poetry   "Listen to the blustering rain,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1885... 1885 Life on the Mountains
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Alternative title: On the Mountains
  • 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 A Century of Australian Song Douglas Sladen (editor), London : Walter Scott Publishers , 1888 Z475202 1888 anthology poetry London : Walter Scott Publishers , 1888 pg. 372-374
    Note: With title: On the Mountains
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon A Treasury of Colonial Poetry Milsons Point : Currawong , 1982 Z363730 1982 anthology poetry Milsons Point : Currawong , 1982 pg. 241-243
  • 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. 58-63
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