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Issue Details: First known date: 1964... 1964 The Ghost of the Cock : Poems
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Rosemary and Nan.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1964 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Gustav Mahleri"Brummagem buttons and fingernails of the freak", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 1-2)
Ephphetai"Deaf, and dumb, and blind.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Canobolasi"Love best of all the hour of that grave Wish:", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Cocktails After the Ceremonyi"Cana or Kirribilli? Upon the convulsed giant bridge", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Senor Hirsch and the Godi"Nostromo crouched in the shadows:", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 9)
Hastingsi"Pasture, embryo hills,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 10)
Our Lady's Birthdayi"Eleven o'clock. Reservoirs of Heaven,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 11)
The Horsesi"The vegetative soul is the dedicated rhetorician:", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Gerard, S.J.i"The dinghy runs aground. This tiny bay", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Scherzo and Adagio of Bruckner's Ninthi"For certain it is on a day very like this one", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 14-16)
The Toweri"Come on Easter Monday to our Poor Meadow.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 16-18)
Self-Portraiti"Fullness, shadow: lean forward from the wall", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 18-21)
Deathi"Come out to Norfolk and the diligent green", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 18-21)
Arti"I see him in a sense as strapped to his chair,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 18-21)
Untitledi"Bird-song is your reverberating touch.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 18-21)
Rookeryi"To unseat that fell principle roosting in the mind", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 22)
Father Jonesi"I write in September, reverencing our spring days", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Good Friday, Norfolki"It is achieved. Over the Place of the Skull", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 23-25)
On Some Lines of John Barbouri"Archdeacon, allow me, unsheathing a rueful pen,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Song of Hungeri"I lie extended on my canvas bed.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 28-29)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

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)
Palaces of Nightmare : Return to Australia Michael Joseph Griffith , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: God's Fool : The Life and Poetry of Francis Webb 1991; (p. 254-302)
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)
[Review] The Ghost of the Cock John Fairfax , 1965 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Review , Spring vol. 66 no. 1 1965; (p. 52-53)

— Review of The Ghost of the Cock : Poems Francis Webb , 1964 selected work poetry drama
Cloudy and Clear Alan Brissenden , 1965 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 25 no. 2 1965; (p. 138-141)

— Review of The Living Sky : A Selection of Poems Alexander Craig , 1964 selected work poetry ; The Ghost of the Cock : Poems Francis Webb , 1964 selected work poetry drama
Poets at Large Vincent Buckley , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Prospect , vol. 7 no. 3 1964; (p. 28-30)

— Review of Captain Quiros A. D. Hope , 1964 single work criticism ; The Living Sky : A Selection of Poems Alexander Craig , 1964 selected work poetry ; The Ghost of the Cock : Poems Francis Webb , 1964 selected work poetry drama
Snaffes and Bib Dorothy Hewett , 1965 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 32 1965; (p. 46-47)

— Review of The Living Sky : A Selection of Poems Alexander Craig , 1964 selected work poetry ; The Ghost of the Cock : Poems Francis Webb , 1964 selected work poetry drama ; All the Room David Rowbotham , 1964 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry 1964 1964 anthology poetry ; I Hate and I Love : Poems John Thompson , 1964 selected work poetry ; Captain Quiros : A Poem James McAuley , 1964 single work poetry ; This Real Pompeii and Other Poems R. A. Simpson , 1964 selected work poetry
Recent Poetry Peter Steele , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , December vol. 23 no. 4 1964; (p. 339-441)

— Review of In Light and Darkness Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1963 selected work poetry ; The Living Sky : A Selection of Poems Alexander Craig , 1964 selected work poetry ; The Ghost of the Cock : Poems Francis Webb , 1964 selected work poetry drama ; Shadow and Flowers Wendy Scarfe , 1964 selected work poetry ; Masque for a Modern Minstrel : A Reading of Poems Peter Bladen , 1962 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry 1963 1963 anthology poetry ; I Hate and I Love : Poems John Thompson , 1964 selected work poetry ; Captain Quiros : A Poem James McAuley , 1964 single work poetry
In Foreign Parts Bryn Davies , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Nation , 5 September 1964; (p. 22)

— Review of The Living Sky : A Selection of Poems Alexander Craig , 1964 selected work poetry ; The Ghost of the Cock : Poems Francis Webb , 1964 selected work poetry drama
Voyage to the Pagan Isles R. G. Geering , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 1 August vol. 86 no. 4406 1964; (p. 49-50)

— Review of The Living Sky : A Selection of Poems Alexander Craig , 1964 selected work poetry ; The Ghost of the Cock : Poems Francis Webb , 1964 selected work poetry drama ; Captain Quiros : A Poem James McAuley , 1964 single work poetry
Palaces of Nightmare : Return to Australia Michael Joseph Griffith , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: God's Fool : The Life and Poetry of Francis Webb 1991; (p. 254-302)
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)
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