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'This anthology compiles all the poems John Farrell is known to have published while living and working in Albury.' (Preface)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Albury, Albury area, Riverina - Murray area, New South Wales,:Letao , 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Editor's Introduction, Dirk H.R. Spennemann , Jane Downing , single work criticism (p. v-xxx)
Ephemera : An Iliad of Albury, Canto First, John Farrell , single work poetry (p. 3-23)
Note: Farrell's 'Preface to the First Canto' is reproduced on page 3.
A Legend of the Clocki"Joy is in Albury. The city fathers", John Farrell , single work poetry (p. 24-28)
A Competitive Cantata on the Melbourne International Exhibitioni"Flash! Oh Sun! thy lordliest light,", John Farrell , single work poetry (p. 29-32)
Two Stories : A Fragmentary Poem, John Farrell , selected work poetry (p. 33-63)
The Auto-da-Fei"Dear public, calm yourselves. NO fearsome story", John Farrell , single work poetry satire (p. 64-68)
Jenny : An Australian Storyi"O ye, with hearts unstricken by disaster,", John Farrell , single work poetry humour (p. 69-150)
"The Bulletin" to the Old Yeari"Bring the Kingly Ocarina! sing a high funereal strain", John Farrell , single work poetry (p. 151-155)
Her Storyi"Let me tell you the story of Alice,", single work poetry (p. 156-163)
'An Answer to a Correspondent'i"P.J.B., Pinchgut Gully, writes as follows:-", John Farrell , single work poetry satire
Written in two parts. The first part is a "quote" of a poem supposedly written by 'P.J.B., Pinchgut Gully' and published in a 'recent number DOWN AND GUMTREE JOURNAL'. The second part of the verse, with the first line Poor P.J.B! Thou too, in quest of riches, is a reply to the first part and includes two "censored" stanzas and a line and a quarter "censored" from the last stanza. The verse ends with a note signed 'ED.BULLETIN' commenting on the "censorship".
(p. 164-169)
'McCoy [and] Co. v. Osborne' : A Letter to the Clergyi"So, one of your God-praising sect", John Farrell , single work poetry (p. 170-177)
How He Diedi""Take my horse", cried the Squatter to Nabbage, "'Tis thirty long miles at the least;", John Farrell , single work poetry (p. 178-185)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Albury, Albury area, Riverina - Murray area, New South Wales,: Letao , 2002 .
      Extent: xxx, 186p.p.
      Description: port.
      Note/s:
      • Edited and introduced by Dirk H. R. Spennemann and Jane Downing.
      • Includes bibliography.

Works about this Work

Untitled 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Margin , November no. 58 2002; (p. 43)

— Review of An Iliad of Albury and Other Poems (1878-1883) John Farrell , 2002 selected work poetry
Soft Covers Michelle Griffin , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 November 2002; (p. 10)

— Review of An Iliad of Albury and Other Poems (1878-1883) John Farrell , 2002 selected work poetry
Untitled 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Margin , November no. 58 2002; (p. 43)

— Review of An Iliad of Albury and Other Poems (1878-1883) John Farrell , 2002 selected work poetry
Soft Covers Michelle Griffin , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 November 2002; (p. 10)

— Review of An Iliad of Albury and Other Poems (1878-1883) John Farrell , 2002 selected work poetry
Last amended 11 Apr 2005 15:07:20
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