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Notes

  • A sequence in Twelve Books, with an 'Overture' and an epilogue, 'The Timeless Covenant'

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Georgian House , 1951 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Overturei"Out of the fury of the white-hot Sun", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 3-17)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book One : Before Mani"There is a throbbing of the wind outside, under", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 19-34)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Two : The Aboriginesi"They came, they came, the brown Dravidian people", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 35-50)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Three : Antiquityi"Through swirling mists of Time, through colour-clouds", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 51-64)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Four : Kaleidoscopei"All History has waited on migrations", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 65-82)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Five : The Portuguesei"Do homage now to old-time wooden ships", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 83-102)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Six : The Spaniardsi"The Genoese, Columbus, taking service", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 103-138)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Seven : The Dutchi"Where practical perception is the innate", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 139-172)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Eight : The French and the Englishi"The Sieur de Gonneville, nobleman of France-", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 173-197)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Nine : The French and the Englishi"Jeanne Pierre Purry", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 199-225)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Ten : Captain Cooki"North of New Guinea lay well-charted waters", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 227-266)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Eleven : Invasioni"Biami, Biami...what do you dream", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 267-301)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : Book Twelve : Discoveryi"Discovery's hard and simple formula", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 303-320)
The Great South Land : An Epic Poem : The Timeless Covenanti"Stand, Man, on Earth, stand up on Earth and know", Rex Ingamells , 1951 single work poetry (p. 321-327)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Sequence parts indexed separately
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Georgian House , 1951 .
      Extent: xxii, 352 p.p.
      Description: bibl.; author's notes.
      Note/s:
      • Limited ed. of 1000 copies.
      • Dedication: This poem is dedicated in gratitude and admiration to Walter Murdoch, distinguished Australian man of letters, a true friend to the author, and a barracker for this generation.

Works about this Work

1951, Rex Ingamells’ Great South Land and the Language of Nationalism R. D. Wood , 2017 single work biography
— Appears in: Journal of Poetics Research , September no. 7 2017;

'Life: REGINALD CHARLES INGAMELLS (Rex Ingamells) 1913-1955 was an Australian poet and generally credited with being the founder of the Jindyworobaks Movement.' (Introduction)

Utopia and Ideology in the Vision of the Jindyworobaks Daniel Hempel , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of the European Association for Studies on Australia , vol. 7 no. 2 2016; (p. 4-14)
'This article discusses the vision behind the Jindyworobak movement in terms of its complex interplay between progressive utopianism and ideological regression. The Jindyworobaks, an Australian literary movement of the twentieth century, sought a deeper connection with the Australian environment based on appreciation and a willingness to learn from its indigenous traditions. At the same time, however, their writings still deny the Aboriginal subaltern a voice, and effectively perpetuate the power structures the Jindyworobaks seemingly oppose. This intriguing interplay forms the basis of this article, which draws on a conceptual framework inspired by Paul Ricœur, Ernst Bloch and Slavoj Zizek to map out the interactions between utopia and ideology in the vision of the Jindyworobaks.' (Publication abstract)
This Piece of Hardwood, Cunningly Shaped : Rix Ingamells Kicks off the Jindyworobaks Nicholas Birns , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013; (p. 23-30)
Quiros and the Poets O. H. K. Spate , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 112 1988; (p. 69-72)
Comment G. A. Wilkes , 1956 single work column
— Appears in: Some Trends in Australian Verse 1956; (p. 13)
Untitled A. R. Chisholm , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , vol. 23 no. 4 1951; (p. 77-79)

— Review of The Great South Land : An Epic Poem Rex Ingamells , 1951 sequence poetry
The Great South Land Douglas Stewart , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 September vol. 72 no. 3734 1951; (p. 2)

— Review of The Great South Land : An Epic Poem Rex Ingamells , 1951 sequence poetry
Untitled Elizabeth Vassilieff , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 10 no. 4 1951; (p. 403-406)

— Review of The Great South Land : An Epic Poem Rex Ingamells , 1951 sequence poetry
On the Slopes of Parnassus Kelvin Lancaster , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 13 no. 2 1952; (p. 101-104)

— Review of The Great South Land : An Epic Poem Rex Ingamells , 1951 sequence poetry
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry (Editorial Note) 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 13 no. 2 1952; (p. 118)

— Review of The Great South Land : An Epic Poem Rex Ingamells , 1951 sequence poetry
Comment G. A. Wilkes , 1956 single work column
— Appears in: Some Trends in Australian Verse 1956; (p. 13)
Quiros and the Poets O. H. K. Spate , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 112 1988; (p. 69-72)
Untitled Letter Rex Ingamells , 1952 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 13 no. 4 1952; (p. 236)
More About the Boom Boom Poem James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 11 no. 1 1952; (p. 75)
Mrs Vassilieff Comments Elizabeth Vassilieff , 1952 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 11 no. 1 1952; (p. 76-77)
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