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Limpy Ben sequence   poetry  
  • Author:agent C. J. Dennis http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/dennis-c-j-clarence-james
Issue Details: First known date: 1918... 1918 Limpy Ben
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Notes

  • A poem in four parts
  • "Dennis sent Limpy Ben (provisionally titled Across the Way) to Angus and Robertson on 25 May, 1918. He referred to it as "the Christmas book."" -- More Than a Sentimental Bloke (University of New South Wales Press, 1990) Appendix 2, p. 132. The work was unpublished until 1990.

Includes

Songs and Drums (Summer 1913) i ""'Tis livin' soft and' farin' well", C. J. Dennis , 1990 single work poetry
— Appears in: More Than a Sentimental Bloke : John Derum as C. J. Dennis 1990; (p. 134-137)
The Harvesting (Autumn 1915) i "Grim echoes of a world-wide war", C. J. Dennis , 1990 single work poetry
— Appears in: More Than a Sentimental Bloke : John Derum as C. J. Dennis 1990; (p. 138-140)
Missing (Winter 1917) i ""Missing'?" said Ben, "Ay, that be mortal bad.", C. J. Dennis , 1990 single work poetry
— Appears in: More Than a Sentimental Bloke : John Derum as C. J. Dennis 1990; (p. 140-142)
Comrades (Spring -) i ""The rheumatiz", said Limpy Ben,", C. J. Dennis , 1990 single work poetry
— Appears in: More Than a Sentimental Bloke : John Derum as C. J. Dennis 1990; (p. 142-145)

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First known date: 1918
Last amended 4 Jul 2003 09:58:34
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