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Issue Details: First known date: 1969... 1969 Collected Poems
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Notes

  • The collection is divided into seven parts entitled: 'Early Poems 1942-1948'; 'A Drum for Ben Boyd 1948; 'Leichhardt in Theatre 1952'; 'Birthday 1953' (including 'The Canticle' which is subdivided into four numbered parts containing poems with titles); 'Socrates 1961'; 'Eyre All Alone : from Socrates, 1961'; and, 'The Ghost of the Clock 1964';

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1969 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Palace of Dreamsi"When death-dewed night is all a-swoon,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 1)
Night Swimmingi"Look at that silver water shimmering for you,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 2)
To a Poeti"Wayfarer, glorious one,", Francis Webb , single work poetry satire (p. 2-3)
Cap and Bellsi"Tonight the stars are yellow sparks", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 4)
A Tip for Saturdayi"I met Jack on a Friday night,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Compliments of the Audiencei"Before the show starts, a calling of nerves to order.", Francis Webb , single work poetry satire (p. 5-6)
The Mountainsi"Stumbling through channels of silence, we send out", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 6)
Images in Winteri"They were no 'hollow men' who saw with me", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Middle Harbouri"The hour's a graven depth; all images gather", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 8)
An Old Recordi"The books have devised a setting fit for us.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 9)
Bridgeheadi"A chain of footprints over the sand that night,", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 10)
Idylli"At noon the sun puffed up, outsize.", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 11)
Vancouver by Raili"A scrap of hill on a grey sky;", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 11-12)
This Runneri"This runner on his final lap", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 12)
Vase Painteri"Old grey-headed painter, why do you moon", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 13)
At Twofold Bayi"The football bus hammers the final mile", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 14)
'From Our Roving Reporter'i"Well, friends, after a very trying fortnight", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 17-19)
A Drum for Ben Boyd, Francis Webb , sequence poetry (p. 17-31)
Author's prologue : A Drum for Ben Boyd, Part Two Author's Prologuei"Light quakes over the city, contracts, drives on:", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 19-21)
Untitledi"1842. An immense shaking of the sun", Francis Webb , single work poetry (p. 21)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Francis Webb's Collected Poems Patricia Excell , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 12 no. 4 1986; (p. 527-530)
[Review] Poems of War and Peace [et al] Fay Zwicky , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , May no. 1 1970; (p. 48-51)

— Review of Selected Poems Nan McDonald , 1969 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama ; The Law of Karma : A Progression of Poems Rodney Hall , 1968 selected work poetry ; The Autobiography of a Gorgon and Other Poems Rodney Hall , 1968 selected work poetry ; The Idealist David Martin , 1968 single work poetry ; Down from My Hills Duncan Miller , 1968 selected work poetry ; Identity Wilma Hedley , 1968 selected work poetry ; Various Verse Frederick Lewis Nathan , 1968 selected work poetry ; Promises Richard Flantz , 1968 selected work poetry ; Poems of War and Peace Michael Thwaites , 1968 selected work poetry ; Horizontal Gothic and Other Australian Antiquities Cyril E. Goode , 1966 selected work poetry ; After the Assassination and Other Poems R. A. Simpson , 1968 selected work poetry ; Rickshaw and Other Poems Ross Haig , 1967 selected work poetry
The Poetry of Francis Webb Vincent Buckley , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , March-April vol. 14 no. 2 1970; (p. 11-15) Quadrant Twenty-Five Years 1982; (p. 327-335)
Untitled Robert Ward , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June vol. 8 no. 8 1969; (p. 154)

— Review of Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama
Untitled R. A. Simpson , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 October 1969; (p. 13)

— Review of Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama
[Review] Poems of War and Peace [et al] Fay Zwicky , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , May no. 1 1970; (p. 48-51)

— Review of Selected Poems Nan McDonald , 1969 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama ; The Law of Karma : A Progression of Poems Rodney Hall , 1968 selected work poetry ; The Autobiography of a Gorgon and Other Poems Rodney Hall , 1968 selected work poetry ; The Idealist David Martin , 1968 single work poetry ; Down from My Hills Duncan Miller , 1968 selected work poetry ; Identity Wilma Hedley , 1968 selected work poetry ; Various Verse Frederick Lewis Nathan , 1968 selected work poetry ; Promises Richard Flantz , 1968 selected work poetry ; Poems of War and Peace Michael Thwaites , 1968 selected work poetry ; Horizontal Gothic and Other Australian Antiquities Cyril E. Goode , 1966 selected work poetry ; After the Assassination and Other Poems R. A. Simpson , 1968 selected work poetry ; Rickshaw and Other Poems Ross Haig , 1967 selected work poetry
[Review] The Colour of Love [and] Collected Poems [and] Behind My Eyes Katharine England , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 August 1969; (p. 34)

— Review of The Colour of Love Margot Clare , 1968 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama ; Behind My Eyes : Poems B. A. Breen , 1968 selected work poetry
[Review] Down from My Hills [and] Collected Poems Martin Haley , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Advocate: A Weekly Catholic Journal , 3 July 1969; (p. 18)

— Review of Down from My Hills Duncan Miller , 1968 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama
Untitled Bruce Beaver , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10 May 1969; (p. 22)

— Review of Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama
Recent Australian Poetry Ronald T. Dunlop , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , June no. 28 1969; (p. 35-39)

— Review of Collected Poems Francis Webb , 1969 selected work poetry radio play drama ; Poems : Volume 2 Gwen Harwood , 1968 selected work poetry ; Elijah's Ravens : Poems Hal Porter , 1968 selected work poetry
Francis Webb's Collected Poems Patricia Excell , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 12 no. 4 1986; (p. 527-530)
The Poetry of Francis Webb Jim Tulip , 1969 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 29 no. 3 1969; (p. 184-191)
The Poetry of Francis Webb Vincent Buckley , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , March-April vol. 14 no. 2 1970; (p. 11-15) Quadrant Twenty-Five Years 1982; (p. 327-335)
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