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Issue Details: First known date: 1954... 1954 Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54
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* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Cheshire , 1954 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Seaside Preludei"Forsaken country of the imagination", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 1)
Three Poems for Ruth, Alexander Craig , sequence poetry (p. 1-3)
The Treesi"See, waving trees whose branches interweave", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 2)
The Streami"Night after night the mind, like water stirred,", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 3)
Proem : The Muses Innocence and Experiencei"I see them move like clouded angels, shown", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 4)
The Advent of the Angeli"Attending him the constellated stars", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 5)
Heaven and Helli"In Hell, among the roaring flames,", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Philosopher's Stonei"The nature of a soul at war,", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 8)
The First Voyagersi"Three men of Ireland left its air", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 9)
The Mountain of Uraniai"Arcturus, gleaming from the Bear,", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 10-13)
A Farewelli"Scornful alike of all immortal themes,", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
The Seai"Lost thoughts, no longer sensuous", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Illusion : 1 : The Strangeri"Now in my peregrinations through the mind", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 18)
Illusion : 2 : Separationi"Half of my life, why is it you deny", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Illusion : 3 : The Shorei"`All things betray the heart.'", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 19)
Illusion : 4 : The Echoi"There is no life now in her city.", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 19-20)
Illusion : 5 : The Gatei"Had I a voice so large and clear", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 20)
Illusion : 6 : Aftermathi"The living images invade my mind", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 21)
Lilac and Rose "O month of blossoming, month dire change encloses," Rose and Lilaci"O month of blossoms, month of deadly chill", Louis Aragon , Alexander Craig (translator), single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Note: Includes the annotation 'After the French of Louis Aragon'. Craig further comments in an explanatory note that 'M. Aragon's poem was written in 1940, at the time of the fall of France'.
1946 Elegyi"Above the clouds that mask the air", Alexander Craig , single work poetry (p. 24)
Note: With title: 1946

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Two Poets 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 June vol. 78 no. 4034 1957; (p. 58)

— Review of Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 Alexander Craig , 1954 selected work poetry
Untitled Charles Higham , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 April 1955; (p. 16)

— Review of Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 Alexander Craig , 1954 selected work poetry
[Review]Far-Back Country [and] The World's Flesh William T. Fleming , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 14 no. 2 1955; (p. 271-273)

— Review of Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 Alexander Craig , 1954 selected work poetry ; The World's Flesh Vincent Buckley , 1954 selected work poetry
[Review]Far-Back Country [and] The World's Flesh William T. Fleming , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 14 no. 2 1955; (p. 271-273)

— Review of Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 Alexander Craig , 1954 selected work poetry ; The World's Flesh Vincent Buckley , 1954 selected work poetry
Untitled Charles Higham , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 April 1955; (p. 16)

— Review of Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 Alexander Craig , 1954 selected work poetry
Two Poets 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 June vol. 78 no. 4034 1957; (p. 58)

— Review of Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 Alexander Craig , 1954 selected work poetry
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