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Issue Details: First known date: 1917... 1917 Songs of a Campaign
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1917 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Retirement of Marsi"He pauses on his way, and gazing back", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 3)
Ease, 1914i"The iron is hidden in forgetfulness,", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 5)
The Moving of the Shadesi"The black revolving depths have moved and stirred", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 7)
The Advice of Treacheryi"This well-feigned trance, this still and stupored sleep", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 9)
The Cry of Mammoni"The dazzling earth is rich with easy thrones.", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 10)
The Speech of Flatteryi"See how he lies, still mighty in his ease,", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 11)
Murderi"Upon the threshold, red-eyed Murder stands,", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 13)
The Influence of Lusti"With padded feet from out his own dark den", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 17)
The Coming of War, 1915i"Strong from the hills it comes, and flowing rivers;", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 19)
The Trumpets of Heaven, 1916i"A silver cry is calling from a height", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 21)
The Riddle of the Sphinxi"Thou gazing face above the shifting sands!", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 25)
The Song's Endi"Where will the song end? Here?", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 26)
Dreamlighti"Oh, I am lonely by a desert palm,", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 27-28)
A Songi"The night has come. I feel the desert dew.", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 29)
A Military Camp in Egypti"The moving hours move slowly by the palms.", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 30)
'If You Were Here'i"If you were here", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 31)
The Old and the Newi"Mars! Mars!", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 35)
Dreams of Francei"Oh, dreams of France! Oh, faded dreams of France!", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 37)
Armageddoni"The world rolls wet with blood,", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 38)
Through a Portholei"If you could lie upon this berth, this berth whereon I lie,", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 39)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Hassell Press , 1917 .
      Extent: vi, 68p.p.
      Reprinted: 1917 Second Edition
      Note/s:
      • 'With acknowledgements to Miss E. Milne Bundy, Mus. Bac...'
      • Poems written 1914-1916; some written in Malta.
      • The second 'edition' was a reprint.

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— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 52 no. 2 1992; (p. 82-98)
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Leon Gellert's Poetry Ronald McCuaig , 1942 single work criticism
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Digger Poets : Leon Gellert Bertram Stevens , 1920 single work criticism biography
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Silent Heroes Bruce A. Clunies Ross , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 169-181)
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