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* Contents derived from the Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Prolegomenon, Barry Humphries , 1991 single work prose satire humour (p. 1-6)
The Ballad of Charles Blackman (for Victoria Blackman)i"The autumn gales blow sharp and shrill", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry humour (p. 9-10)
Boyd Song at Eventide (for Yvonne Boyd)i"Winter has whitened London like a clown", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry humour (p. 11-12)
An Ode to the City of Camberwell (for Barbara Johnson)i"To hear Thy name, my memory strays", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 13-15)
Untitled Song for the Sixtiesi"Now, thirty years have passed us by, most of the slums are wrecked,", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry satire (p. 16-18)
Ode to the Skipping Girli"The trams are still pale green and pretty", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry satire (p. 19)
Ode to the New Nine-By-Five : An Inaugural Recitationi"G & S on the pianoforte,", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 20-22)
Ode to the Queen Victoria Building, Sydneyi"Your domes dream of Constantinople,", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry satire (p. 23-24)
The Wattle Park Bluesi"Back in the wattled thirties", Barry Humphries , 1974 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Ode to the Melbourne Theatre Company (for Zoe Caldwell)i"Back in the early fifties in the Age of Brick Veneer", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry humour (p. 27-29)
Ode to the Melbourne Grammar School (for Michael Ball)i"In the triangle St Kilda Road describes with the Domain", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 30-34)
Jubilee Blues : Ungracious Stanzas from the Guest of Honouri"No taxis due to rain and I was late,", Barry Humphries , 1984 single work poetry (p. 35-36)
A Prologue to the Fiftiesi"There is no time warp deeper, gulf more vast", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry satire (p. 37-39)
After the Event (for Stephen Spender)i"Remembering a far-off fifties day", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 40)
Journo (for Clive James)i"Jealous little journo", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 41-42)
Threnody for Patrick Whitei"In a Federation bungalow beside Centennial Park,", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 43-44)
Tycoonsi"You seemed so bright above us", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 45-46)
The Old Pacific Sea (for Martin Sharp)i"Oh, I was down by Manly pier", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry satire (p. 49-50)
Earl's Court Blues (for Nicholas Garland)i"Before I left Australia to travel o'er the sea,", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry satire (p. 51-52)
The Ballad of the One-Eyed Trouser Snakei"I've got a little creature,", Barry Humphries , 1991 single work poetry (p. 53-54)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1991 .
      Extent: 187p.
      Note/s:
      • Written by "Barry Humphries and other creatures", ie. Barry McKenzie, Sir Les Patterson, Dame Edna Everage.
      • Dedication: With love to Stephen Spender: a sprig of gum leaves in homage to your bays.
      ISBN: 0207172129

Works about this Work

A Clever Bastard Dennis Haskell , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Voices , Autumn vol. 2 no. 1 1992; (p. 109-111)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry
Untitled David Kelly , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: OzMuze , January vol. 2 no. 1 1992; (p. 8-10)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry ; Contours : Four Poets Winifred Weir , Jack Healy , Kath Broughton , Chris Mooney-Singh , 1991 anthology poetry ; The Exorcism Trip Bev Roberts , 1992 selected work poetry ; Folds in the Map Andrew Taylor , 1991 selected work poetry ; Selected Sonnets Jeff Guess , 1991 selected work poetry
The Search for Humphries Keith Dunstan , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Independent Monthly , February vol. 3 no. 7 1992; (p. 29-31)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry ; Dame Edna Everage and the Rise of Western Civilisation : Backstage with Barry Humphries John Lahr , 1991 single work biography
Humphries May be a Riot... But He's Never Out of Control Matthew Ricketson , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11-12 January 1992; (p. rev 4)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry ; Dame Edna Everage and the Rise of Western Civilisation : Backstage with Barry Humphries John Lahr , 1991 single work biography
Humphries Continues His Satirical Campaign Walter Tonetto , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 April 1992; (p. wkd 6)

— Review of Prophesying Backwards Penelope Nelson , 1991 single work novel ; Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry
Star-Touch, Asphodel and Laughter Jan Owen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , December vol. 36 no. 12 1992; (p. 86-88)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry ; The Oxford Book of Australian Light Verse 1991 anthology poetry ; Selected Poems David Malouf , 1991 selected work poetry ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Abba Reborn as Dags Rule the Day Peter Bowler , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 December 1991; (p. 25)

— Review of Maynard's Guide to Dag Maynard F. Crabbes , 1991 selected work prose ; Dame Edna Everage and the Rise of Western Civilisation : Backstage with Barry Humphries John Lahr , 1991 single work biography ; Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry
Humphries Continues His Satirical Campaign Walter Tonetto , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 April 1992; (p. wkd 6)

— Review of Prophesying Backwards Penelope Nelson , 1991 single work novel ; Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry
Forecasts Claire James , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , September vol. 71 no. 1019 1991; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry
Off the Shelf Pamela Ruskin , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 8 November vol. 58 no. 10 1991; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry ; The Ringmaster Morris West , 1991 single work novel ; Entertaining Australia : An Illustrated History 1991 anthology criticism prose
Hello Possums Sue Williams , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 23 November 1991; (p. 2)
Barry the Bard : Dame Edna and Sir Les take a Back Seat as the Gentle Side of Barry Humphries Appears in Print Sue Williams , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 November 1991; (p. wkd 4)
Humphries' Monsters Don't Protect the Poet 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 7 December 1991; (p. 24)
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