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  • Author: Rodney Hall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hall-rodney
First known date: 1967 Issue Details: First known date: 1967... 1967 Flight
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  • Appears in:
    y Quadrant vol. 11 no. 2 March-April 1967 Z590379 1967 periodical issue 1967 pg. 72
  • Appears in:
    y New Impulses in Australian Poetry Rodney Hall (editor), Thomas Shapcott (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1968 Z548090 1968 anthology poetry

    This 'anthology of Australian poetry of the 1960s, was edited, with an introduction, by Rodney Hall and Thomas W. Shapcott. The keynote of these ‘new impulses’ was ‘a suspicion of idealism, and an inbred awareness of the consequences of totalitarian beliefs’. Authoritarianism in religion and politics was eschewed, as was the concept of national and international aggression. Major established poets such as Kenneth Slessor, Judith Wright and A. D. Hope are not represented because the editors felt that their poetry of the decade added little to their already defined stances. Their contemporaries, however, Gwen Harwood and Francis Webb, are given considerable space because they are important influences on younger poets.' (Source : The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature, online edition)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1968
    pg. 54
  • Appears in:
    y The Autobiography of a Gorgon and Other Poems Rodney Hall , Melbourne : Cheshire , 1968 Z548202 1968 selected work poetry Melbourne : Cheshire , 1968 pg. 6
    Note: Dedication: For Tom Shapcott
  • Appears in:
    y A Book of Australian Verse Judith Wright (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1956 Z565053 1956 anthology poetry Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1968 pg. 278-279
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems Rodney Hall , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 Z543966 1975 selected work poetry humour satire St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1975 pg. 114-115
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