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Issue Details: First known date: 1953... 1953 Birthday
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Claudia and Keith

Contents

* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,:Adelaide Print Office , 1953 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Assisii"1210 A.D. - too much of that. Anno Domini,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 1-2)
The Canticle, Francis Webb , sequence poetry (p. 1-20)
A Leperi"The town has a high wall. Yes, it is a man speaking,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 3)
The Fatheri"I am the merchant Bernadone,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
The Wolf of Gubbioi"I dictate to nobody, I need declare nothing.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 6)
The Jongleuri"O city, be radiant, flutter all your wings!", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 7-8)
The Serfi"Words move within the grain. I feel the move", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 9)
The Knighti"Dreams - a young man's dreams? On my solemn oath", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 10)
Brother Assi"The right side of the street? here we are - the kennel;", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 11)
Brother Ass and the Sainti"Come, Brother, turn your full pitiful sweep of nose", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 12)
The Leperi"Forgiven, forgiven.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 13)
The Fatheri"Continents I claimed and charted against the Last Day", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Wolf of Gubbioi"No match for a singing convoy: Silence, fall back.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 15)
The Jongleuri"Now, word and wit are ashine, and are as one;", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 16)
The Serfi"Quiet, not words, plotting within the grain.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 17)
The Knighti"Slashing the canvas of dreams, I have entered the dream", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 18)
The Motheri"I watch him again tonight,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 19)
The Companioni"Subasio could invite", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 19)
St Clarei"The Door of the Dead: so tight", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 19)
The Suni"Small hours fattening, darkness losing", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 20)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Destroy Kansas to Reveal Oz : From John Ashbery to Francis Webb John Hawke , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 44.0 2013;
Centre of Fierceness : The Vision of the Artist Bill Ashcroft , 1996 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Gimbals of Unease : The Poetry of Francis Webb 1996; (p. 7-27)
Hitler and St Francis: A World of Conflict Michael Joseph Griffith , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: God's Fool : The Life and Poetry of Francis Webb 1991; (p. 126-168)
Centre of Fierceness : Francis Webb's Vision of the Artist Bill Ashcroft , 1975 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 7 no. 2 1975; (p. 160-175)
The Very Gimbals of Unease : The Poetry of Francis Webb Harry Payne Heseltine , 1967 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Spring vol. 26 no. 3 1967; (p. 255-274)
The White Mask Unveiled? Arthur Murphy , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 16 no. 2 1955; (p. 91-93)

— Review of Birthday Francis Webb , 1953 selected work poetry drama
Untitled P. K. F. , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Twentieth Century , no. 3 1955; (p. 59)

— Review of Birthday Francis Webb , 1953 selected work poetry drama
Hitler and St Francis: A World of Conflict Michael Joseph Griffith , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: God's Fool : The Life and Poetry of Francis Webb 1991; (p. 126-168)
Centre of Fierceness : The Vision of the Artist Bill Ashcroft , 1996 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Gimbals of Unease : The Poetry of Francis Webb 1996; (p. 7-27)
The Very Gimbals of Unease : The Poetry of Francis Webb Harry Payne Heseltine , 1967 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Spring vol. 26 no. 3 1967; (p. 255-274)
Centre of Fierceness : Francis Webb's Vision of the Artist Bill Ashcroft , 1975 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 7 no. 2 1975; (p. 160-175)
Destroy Kansas to Reveal Oz : From John Ashbery to Francis Webb John Hawke , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 44.0 2013;
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