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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1963 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Woman to Mani"The eyeless labourer in the night,", Judith Wright , 1946 single work poetry
The Traveller and the Angeli"When I came to the strength of my youth", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry
South of My Daysi"South of my days' circle, part of my blood's country,", Judith Wright , 1945 single work poetry
Request to a Yeari"If the year is meditating a suitable gift,", Judith Wright , 1953 single work poetry
Nigger's Leap : New Englandi"The eastward spurs tip backward from the sun.", Judith Wright , 1945 single work poetry
The Harp and the Kingi"Old king without a throne,", Judith Wright , 1953 single work poetry
For New Englandi"Your trees, the homesick and the swarthy native,", Judith Wright , 1944 single work poetry
Woman to Childi"You who were darkness warmed my flesh", Judith Wright , 1946 single work poetry
Bullockyi"Beside his heavy-shouldered team,", Judith Wright , 1944 single work poetry
The Bulli"In the olive darkness of the sally-trees", Judith Wright , 1947 single work poetry
The Ancestorsi"That stream ran through the sunny grass so clear-", Judith Wright , 1952 single work poetry

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cremorne, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1974 .
      Extent: 108p.
      Edition info: Revised ed.
      ISBN: 0207129649
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: McGraw-Hill , 1977 .
      Extent: 108p.
      Edition info: Revised ed.
    • Westport, Connecticut,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Greenwood Press ,
      1979 .
      Extent: 108p.
      Note/s:
      • Reprint of the rev. ed. published in 1977 by McGraw-Hill, Sydney and New York.
      ISBN: 0313212503

Works about this Work

Untitled G. C. Gaut , single work review
— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
Untitled B. J. G. Fone , single work review
— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
y separately published work icon [Review] Six Voices Norris P. Devir , Z678971 single work review
— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
The Environmental Ethics of Australian Nature Poems Norbert H. Platz , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia : Making Space Meaningful 2007; (p. 81-101)
‘The basic contention inspiring this paper is: poets care about Australia’s physical environment and human survival in Australia. Australian literature contains a substantial body of knowledge that could be deployed to constitute the imaginative core of an environmental ethic. Thus a great many Australian literary texts could be studied with the purpose of helping to usher in the desirable concept of an environmentally literate community. The essay is divided into two sections. Section one will provide a brief survey of environmental ethics. This survey is followed by the exposition of six deontic or prescriptive outlines, to be supplemented by some eudaemonic considerations. The latter envisage the notion of the ‘good life,’ in harmony with nature. In section two, important insights furnished by environmental ethics will be used as an orientation towards identifying the environmental concerns shown in a variety of Australian nature poems. Among the authors considered are Bruce Dawe, Dorothy Hewett, John Kinsella, Mark O’Connor, John Shaw Neilson, Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), and last but not least Judith Wright. As will be seen, there are many convergences and correspondences between the basic claims made by environmental ethics, and the environmental insights and experiences that have been accumulated in a noteworthy corpus of Australian nature poems. What is enshrined in these poems is the ‘collective prudence,’ not only of a cultural elite, but also of the modern Everyman.’ (Author’s abstract p.81)
Australian Poetry through the Perspective of Anthologies Kenneth Slessor , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Opinion , vol. 12 no. 3 1968; (p. 40-43)

— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry ; The Penguin Book of Australian Verse 1958 anthology poetry
Untitled Craig McGregor , 1963 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 June 1963; (p. 13)

— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
Untitled Maurice O'Brien , 1963 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July vol. 2 no. 9 1963; (p. 153)

— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
y separately published work icon [Review] Six Voices Norris P. Devir , Z678971 single work review
— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
Untitled B. J. G. Fone , single work review
— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
Untitled G. C. Gaut , single work review
— Review of Six Voices : Contemporary Australian Poets 1963 anthology poetry
The Environmental Ethics of Australian Nature Poems Norbert H. Platz , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia : Making Space Meaningful 2007; (p. 81-101)
‘The basic contention inspiring this paper is: poets care about Australia’s physical environment and human survival in Australia. Australian literature contains a substantial body of knowledge that could be deployed to constitute the imaginative core of an environmental ethic. Thus a great many Australian literary texts could be studied with the purpose of helping to usher in the desirable concept of an environmentally literate community. The essay is divided into two sections. Section one will provide a brief survey of environmental ethics. This survey is followed by the exposition of six deontic or prescriptive outlines, to be supplemented by some eudaemonic considerations. The latter envisage the notion of the ‘good life,’ in harmony with nature. In section two, important insights furnished by environmental ethics will be used as an orientation towards identifying the environmental concerns shown in a variety of Australian nature poems. Among the authors considered are Bruce Dawe, Dorothy Hewett, John Kinsella, Mark O’Connor, John Shaw Neilson, Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), and last but not least Judith Wright. As will be seen, there are many convergences and correspondences between the basic claims made by environmental ethics, and the environmental insights and experiences that have been accumulated in a noteworthy corpus of Australian nature poems. What is enshrined in these poems is the ‘collective prudence,’ not only of a cultural elite, but also of the modern Everyman.’ (Author’s abstract p.81)
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