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Issue Details: First known date: 1943... 1943 New Song in an Old Land
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Notes

  • 'This anthology is the outcome of a request from Mr. E. Allen, M. A., Superintendent of High Schools in South Australia, for a general selection of Australian verse suitable for High School students.' (Foreword, p. vii). The volume ran to new editions in 1948 and 1954 and a number of reprints.

Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Longmans, Green , 1954 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Banksiai"The spear blades of the Xamias are erect", Wolfe Fairbridge , single work poetry (p. 20)
Note: Author given as John Horner.
Remembered Drought Drought Yeari"That time of drought the embered air", Judith Wright , single work poetry (p. 95-96)
Legendi"The blacksmith's boy went out with a rifle", Judith Wright , single work poetry (p. 97-98)
Yaccasi"At night the yaccas stride in keen black files", Colin Thiele , single work poetry (p. 99)
The Clearingi"The track led nowhere in the clumsy heat;", Wolfe Fairbridge , single work poetry (p. 99-100)
Where Once the Grey Scrub's Finches Criedi"Where once the grey scrub's finches cried with thin", Roland Robinson , single work poetry (p. 101)
Soldier's Songi"Though I march until I drop", David Campbell , single work poetry (p. 101)
Brief Watersi"A puddle not much bigger than your hat", Ernest G. Moll , single work poetry (p. 103-104)
Forgotten Sailorsi"In all the ports of all the world, all time", Rex Ingamells , single work poetry (p. 104-105)
The Sailor and the Gulls, Harold Stewart , single work poetry (p. 105)
Child with a Cockatooi"Paid by my lord, one portrait, Lady Anne,", Rosemary Dobson , single work poetry (p. 106-107)
The Mothsi"Such a blaze of snow, such a smoke of sleet, such a fume of moths", Douglas Stewart , single work poetry (p. 107)
Mare and Foali"Tea-tree, bangally, moonlight on twist and spike:", Douglas Stewart , single work poetry (p. 107-108)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Longmans, Green ,
      1948 .
      Extent: xv, 115 p.p.
      Edition info: Rev. edition. includes the original contents, as well as additional works which are listed here. Page numbers of original works may differ from the earlier edition.

Works about this Work

Crow-Carking A. K. Thomson , 1944 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Papers , Summer vol. 3 no. 3 1944; (p. 190-192)

— Review of New Song in an Old Land 1943 anthology poetry
Crow-Carking A. K. Thomson , 1944 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Papers , Summer vol. 3 no. 3 1944; (p. 190-192)

— Review of New Song in an Old Land 1943 anthology poetry
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