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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'This world, which is the same for all, no one of gods or men has made; but it was ever, is now, and ever shall be an ever-living Fire, with measures of its kindling, and measures going out.' -Herakleitos (Frag. 20, ed. Bywater) Burnet, Early Greek Philosophy, p. 134.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1955 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Two Firesi"Among green shades and flowering ghosts, the remembrances of love,", Judith Wright , 1954 single work poetry (p. 1-2)
The Precipicei"At last it came into her mind, the answer.", Judith Wright , 1953 single work poetry (p. 3)
Returni"A far-off boat moves on the morning sea.", Judith Wright , 1955 single work poetry (p. 5)
The Man Beneath the Treei"Nothing is so far as truth;", Judith Wright , 1954 single work poetry (p. 12)
For Precisioni"Yet I go on from day to day, betraying", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry (p. 15)
Nameless Floweri"Three white petals float", Judith Wright , 1953 single work poetry (p. 16)
Breathi"I turned to the dark window;", Judith Wright , 1955 single work poetry (p. 17)
Scribbly-Gumi"The cold spring falls from the stone.", Judith Wright , 1955 single work poetry (p. 18)
Gum Trees Strippingi"Say the need's born within the tree,", Judith Wright , 1953 single work poetry (p. 21)
Carnarvon Gorgei"Carnarvon Creek", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry Carnarvon Range (p. 22)
Brigalow Countryi"When the metal-blue moon", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry (p. 23)
Songs for a Journey, Judith Wright , 1952 sequence poetry Seven Songs from a Journey (p. 23-27)
Nighti"The contours of night are like", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry (p. 24)
The Prospectori"Full moon's too bright for sleeping", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry (p. 25)
Cane Countryi"The coloured girl leans on the bridge,", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry Canefields Country Canefields (p. 26)
Note: With title: Canefields
Sea-beachi"Mountain, wall and tree", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry Seabeach (p. 27)
Mount Maryi"The solitary mountain is as tall as grief-", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry (p. 28)
Sanctuaryi"The road beneath the giant original trees", Judith Wright , 1953 single work poetry (p. 29)
At Cooloolahi"The blue crane fishing in Cooloolah's twilight", Judith Wright , 1954 single work poetry At Lake Cooloolah At Cooloola (p. 30)
Landscapesi"To look at landscapes loved by the newly dead", Judith Wright , 1954 single work poetry (p. 31)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Republic of Australia and the Poems of Judith Wright John Salter , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , vol. 29 no. 2 1996; (p. 163-175)
y separately published work icon Judith Wright Jennifer Strauss , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1995 Z451414 1995 single work criticism
Judith Wright: A Written Interview Carolyn Masel , Michael Schmidt , 1992 single work interview
— Appears in: PN Review , vol. 19 no. 1 1992; (p. 311-330) Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , vol. 10 no. 1993; (p. 311-330)
y separately published work icon Flame and Shadow : A Study of Judith Wright's Poetry Shirley Walker , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z1687114 1991 single work criticism
Re-Reading Judith Wright John Salter , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Literatures Review , Winter South no. 18 1989; (p. 48-59)
Form and Matter in Poetry Robert D. FitzGerald , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 15 no. 2 1956; (p. 196-204)

— Review of Human, My Race Amy Cumpston , 1955 selected work poetry ; The Two Fires Judith Wright , 1955 selected work poetry ; Song and Dance Ray Mathew , 1956 selected work poetry ; The Coorong and Other Poems Max Harris , 1955 selected work poetry ; Three Men and Sydney Nancy Keesing , 1955 selected work poetry ; Orpheus and Other Poems Harold Stewart , 1956 selected work poetry
Three Australian Poets D. S. , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 April vol. 77 no. 3975 1956; (p. 2)

— Review of Orpheus and Other Poems Harold Stewart , 1956 selected work poetry ; The Two Fires Judith Wright , 1955 selected work poetry ; Three Men and Sydney Nancy Keesing , 1955 selected work poetry
Judith Wright and Nancy Keesing J.T. , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 17 no. 2 1956; (p. 99-100)

— Review of Three Men and Sydney Nancy Keesing , 1955 selected work poetry ; The Two Fires Judith Wright , 1955 selected work poetry
Untitled Martin Haley , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Twentieth Century , vol. 11 no. 1956; (p. 87-89)

— Review of The Two Fires Judith Wright , 1955 selected work poetry
Under Two Fires Laurence Collinson , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 8 1956; (p. 35-36)

— Review of The Two Fires Judith Wright , 1955 selected work poetry ; A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry
The Republic of Australia and the Poems of Judith Wright John Salter , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , vol. 29 no. 2 1996; (p. 163-175)
Judith Wright's World View Robert Ian Scott , 1956 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 17 no. 4 1956; (p. 189-195) Critical Essays on Judith Wright 1968; (p. 51-58)
Judith Wright: A Written Interview Carolyn Masel , Michael Schmidt , 1992 single work interview
— Appears in: PN Review , vol. 19 no. 1 1992; (p. 311-330) Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , vol. 10 no. 1993; (p. 311-330)
y separately published work icon Flame and Shadow : A Study of Judith Wright's Poetry Shirley Walker , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z1687114 1991 single work criticism
The Quest of Judith Wright T. Inglis Moore , 1958 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 17 no. 3 1958; (p. 237-250) On Native Grounds : Australian Writing from Meanjin Quarterly 1967; (p. 145-156) Critical Essays on Judith Wright 1968; (p. 75-87)
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