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Blue Horses sequence   poetry  
  • Author:agent James McAuley http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/mcauley-james
Issue Details: First known date: 1946... 1946 Blue Horses
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Notes

  • Appears as a sequence or thematic grouping in Under Aldebaran. In later selections, the poems appear individually with no reference to the sequence.

Includes

Philoctetes i "Upon the sounding rock, above the wave,", James McAuley , 1946 single work poetry
— Appears in: Under Aldebaran 1946; (p. 22-25) Collected Poems 1936-1970 1971; (p. 39-41) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 48-52) Australian Poetry Library 2004-;
The Blue Horses i "What loud wave-motioned hooves awaken", James McAuley , 1944 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry 1943 1944; (p. 11-14) Australian Poetry Library 2004-;

— Appears in: Under Aldebaran 1946; (p. 9-11) A Book of Australian Verse 1956; (p. 178-181) A Book of Australian Verse 1968; (p. 178-181) Collected Poems 1936-1970 1971; (p. 7-9) James McAuley : Poetry, Essays and Personal Commentary 1988; (p. 37-39) The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Poetry 1991; (p. 72-75)
Henry the Navigator i "At Sagres, where the stark Iberian chin", James McAuley , 1946 single work poetry
— Appears in: Under Aldebaran 1946; (p. 12-14) James McAuley 1963; (p. 7-9) Collected Poems 1936-1970 1971; (p. 21-23) James McAuley : Poetry, Essays and Personal Commentary 1988; (p. 39-41) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 27-29) Australian Poetry Library 2004-;
The Incarnation of Sirius i "In that age, the great anagram of God", James McAuley , 1944 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin Papers , Winter vol. 4 no. 2 1945; (p. 89) Under Aldebaran 1946; (p. 15) James McAuley 1963; (p. 9-10) On Native Grounds : Australian Writing from Meanjin Quarterly 1967; (p. 141) Collected Poems 1936-1970 1971; (p. 23-24) The Penguin Book of Australian Verse 1972; (p. 291-292)
Celebration of Love i "All things announce her coming and her praise:", James McAuley , 1945 single work poetry
— Appears in: Under Aldebaran 1946; (p. 18-21) The Penguin Book of Australian Verse 1958; (p. 230-233) James McAuley 1963; (p. 12-15) Australian Idiom : An Anthology of Contemporary Prose and Poetry 1963; (p. 230-233) Collected Poems 1936-1970 1971; (p. 34-37) Australian Verse from 1805 : A Continuum 1976; (p. 171-173)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Prefaced by quotation from the Old Testament book of the Bible, Jeremiah, Chapter 12, verse 5: 'If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? And if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?'
Notes:
Dedication: A. A. Conlon.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Under Aldebaran James McAuley , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1946 Z137901 1946 selected work poetry Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1946 pg. 8-25
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