AustLit logo
y separately published work icon A Book of Australian Verse anthology   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1956... 1956 A Book of Australian Verse
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Oxford University Press , 1968 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Book of Australian Verse [1968] : Introduction, Judith Wright , 1968 single work criticism (p. 1-11)
A Mid-Summer Noon in the Australian Foresti"Not a bird disturbs the air,", Charles Harpur , 1851 single work poetry A Midsummer Noon in the Australian Forest (p. 13-14)
To His Wifei"O pure of soul, and fond and deep of heart", Daniel Henry Deniehy , 1918 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
The Crazy Worldi"The world did say to me,", William Gay , 1918 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Where the Dead Men Liei"Out on the wastes of the Never Never-", Barcroft Boake , 1891 single work poetry (p. 17-19)
Love and Sacrificei"Can we not consecrate", Bernard O'Dowd , 1906 single work poetry (p. 20-22)
The Roaring Daysi"The night too quickly passes,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 22-25)
Aubadei"We woke together on a gusty dawn", Christopher Brennan , 1897 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Towards the Source : 1894-97 : III : 12i"Let us go down, the long dead night is done,", Christopher Brennan , 1897 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Towards the Source : 1894-97 : 3i"Sweet silence after bells!", Christopher Brennan , 1956 single work poetry Sweet Silence After Bells! (p. 27)
The Forest of Night : 1898-1902 : The Twilight of Disquietude : 37i"My heart was wandering in the sands", Christopher Brennan , 1897 single work poetry (p. 28)
The Forest of Night : 1898-1902 : The Twilight of Disquietude : 34i"The years that go to make me man", Christopher Brennan , 1956 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
The Forest of Night : 1898-1902 : The Twilight of Disquietude ; 42i"What do I know? myself alone,", Christopher Brennan , 1956 single work poetry (p. 29)
The Wanderer : 1902- : 91i"How old is my heart, how old, how old is my heart,", Christopher Brennan , 1927 single work poetry How Old is My Heart (p. 30)
The Wanderer : 1902- : 98i"O Desolate eves along the way, how oft", Christopher Brennan , 1927 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Pauca [Pavca] Mea : 103i"I said, This misery must end:", Christopher Brennan , 1915 single work poetry O Said, This Misery Must End I Said This Misery Must End (p. 31-32)
Song Be Delicatei"Let your song be delicate.", John Shaw Neilson , 1913 single work poetry (p. 32-33)
To a Blue Floweri"I would be dismal with all the fine pearls of the crown of a king;", John Shaw Neilson , 1911 single work poetry (p. 33)
The Break of Dayi"The stars are pale.", John Shaw Neilson , 1918 single work poetry (p. 34)
'Tis the White Plum Treei"It is the white Plum Tree", John Shaw Neilson , 1956 single work poetry (p. 34-35)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Afterword: How to Weather the Future Storms? Louise Wakeling , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Literature 1987; (p. 21-23)
The Sum of the Parts Terry Harrington , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , July no. 103 1986; (p. 28-31)
Short Views G. A. W. , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 28 no. 3 1968; (p. 229-230)

— Review of A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry
Untitled Henry Birdsong , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October vol. 1 no. 12 1962; (p. 164)

— Review of A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry
Poetry Chronicle 1962 Harry Payne Heseltine , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , December vol. 21 no. 4 1962; (p. 495-504)

— Review of Outrider : Poems, 1956-1962 Randolph Stow , 1962 selected work poetry ; Poems David Campbell , 1962 selected work poetry ; The Best Poems of Hugh McCrae Hugh McCrae , 1961 selected work poetry ; The Dogman and Other Poems Robert Clark , 1962 selected work poetry ; Flowers and Fury : Poems Geoffrey Dutton , 1962 selected work poetry ; This Vital Flesh William Baylebridge , 1939 selected work poetry prose ; Selected Poems of Kenneth Mackenzie Kenneth Mackenzie , 1961 selected work poetry ; Under the Bridge Bruce Beaver , 1961 selected work poetry ; No Fixed Address : Poems Bruce Dawe , 1962 selected work poetry ; A Few Mad Saints Don Maynard , 1962 selected work poetry ; Statues & Lovers Rodney Hall , 1962 selected work poetry ; Penniless Till Doomsday Rodney Hall , 1962 selected work poetry ; Four Poets David Malouf , Don Maynard , Judith Green , Rodney Hall , 1962 anthology selected work poetry ; A Question of Ignorance Judith Green , 1962 selected work poetry ; Poems John Bray , 1962 selected work poetry ; The Rainbow Serpent, and Other Poems Ernest G. Moll , 1962 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry 1962 1962 anthology poetry ; A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry ; The Moving Image : Poems Judith Wright , 1946 selected work poetry ; Deep Well Roland Robinson , 1962 selected work poetry
[Review] A Book of Australian Verse [et al] Geoffrey Moore , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The London Magazine , September vol. 3 no. 9 1956; (p. 69, 71, 73,75,77)

— Review of A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry
Books F. M. Todd , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 15 no. 3 1956; (p. 307-309)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1955 1955 anthology poetry ; A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry ; The Sonnet in Australasia : A Survey and Selection 1926 anthology poetry
Short Views G. A. W. , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 28 no. 3 1968; (p. 229-230)

— Review of A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry
Poetry Chronicle 1962 Harry Payne Heseltine , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , December vol. 21 no. 4 1962; (p. 495-504)

— Review of Outrider : Poems, 1956-1962 Randolph Stow , 1962 selected work poetry ; Poems David Campbell , 1962 selected work poetry ; The Best Poems of Hugh McCrae Hugh McCrae , 1961 selected work poetry ; The Dogman and Other Poems Robert Clark , 1962 selected work poetry ; Flowers and Fury : Poems Geoffrey Dutton , 1962 selected work poetry ; This Vital Flesh William Baylebridge , 1939 selected work poetry prose ; Selected Poems of Kenneth Mackenzie Kenneth Mackenzie , 1961 selected work poetry ; Under the Bridge Bruce Beaver , 1961 selected work poetry ; No Fixed Address : Poems Bruce Dawe , 1962 selected work poetry ; A Few Mad Saints Don Maynard , 1962 selected work poetry ; Statues & Lovers Rodney Hall , 1962 selected work poetry ; Penniless Till Doomsday Rodney Hall , 1962 selected work poetry ; Four Poets David Malouf , Don Maynard , Judith Green , Rodney Hall , 1962 anthology selected work poetry ; A Question of Ignorance Judith Green , 1962 selected work poetry ; Poems John Bray , 1962 selected work poetry ; The Rainbow Serpent, and Other Poems Ernest G. Moll , 1962 selected work poetry ; Australian Poetry 1962 1962 anthology poetry ; A Book of Australian Verse 1956 anthology poetry ; The Moving Image : Poems Judith Wright , 1946 selected work poetry ; Deep Well Roland Robinson , 1962 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
Untitled Vance Palmer , 1957 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Letters , June vol. 1 no. 1 1957; (p. 22-23)
Palmer comments on two recent reviews of A Book of Australian Verse, edited by Judith Wright.
Untitled Geoffrey Moore , 1957 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The London Magazine , April vol. 4 no. 4 1957; (p. 56-57)
Not for Gold Medals Douglas Stewart , 1957 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 April vol. 78 no. 4027 1957; (p. 2)
The Sum of the Parts Terry Harrington , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , July no. 103 1986; (p. 28-31)
Australian Bards and American Reviewers Brian Elliott , 1956 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 17 no. 4 1956; (p. 182-188)
Last amended 11 Jul 2008 08:33:53
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X