Wanderer's Lament single work   poetry   "Poor fellow me,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1949-1968... 1949-1968 Wanderer's Lament
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  • Walaka rhythm.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Songs of the Songmen : Aboriginal Myths Retold W. E. Harney (editor), A. P. Elkin (editor), Melbourne : Cheshire , 1949 Z499888 1949 anthology short story Indigenous story Adelaide : Rigby , 1968 pg. 110
  • Appears in:
    y North of the Ten Commandments : A Collection of Northern Territory Literature David Headon (editor), Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991 Z54431 1991 anthology poetry short story prose correspondence extract

    'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)

    Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991
    pg. 95-96
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