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  • Author:agent Mary Hannay Foott http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/foott-mary-hannay
Issue Details: First known date: 1885... 1885 Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems
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Notes

  • The title poem of this book was set to music by Colin Brumby (1999).

Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Gordon and Gotch , 1890 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Morna Leei"John Warriston rode through the mulga scrub, and the gravel shone black and bare,", Mary Hannay Foott , 1886 single work poetry (p. 1-7)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Morna Lee and Other Poems
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Gordon and Gotch ,
      1890 .
      Extent: 72p.
      Edition info: 2nd ed.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: Dedicated by kind permission to the Honorable Elizabeth, The Countess of Carnarvon.
      • This edition contains extra poems.
      • Preface to second edition. This very kind reception accorded by the Press and the public to the former volume of the Author's poems has induced her to offer a second edition, including several of her later compositions. Brisbane, 1889.

Works about this Work

'The One Jarring Note' : Race and Gender in Queensland Women's Writing to 1939 Belinda McKay , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Queensland Review , May vol. 8 no. 1 2001; (p. 31-54)
Examines the response of white women writers to the conditions of living and writing in Queensland before the social and cultural changes set in train by the Second World War. The article covers a range of women writers, with particular attention to Foott and Praed. Sees the principal themes pre-occupying these authors as "the colonial experience ... including the difficulty of finding a literary voice in a new land, a conflicted sense of place, the linking of masculinity with violence, and the promotion of racial purity."
Born to Blush Unseen : Some Nineteenth Century Women Poets Elizabeth Webby , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Bright and Fiery Troop : Australian Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century 1988; (p. 41-52)
An Australian Poetess 1890 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 14 June 1890; (p. 1123)

— Review of Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems Mary Hannay Foott , 1885 selected work poetry
Untitled 1885 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 30 May 1885; (p. 858)

— Review of Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems Mary Hannay Foott , 1885 selected work poetry
Literary Notes 1885 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 20 June vol. 31 no. 806 1885; (p. 1281)

— Review of Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems Mary Hannay Foott , 1885 selected work poetry
An Australian Poetess 1890 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 14 June 1890; (p. 1123)

— Review of Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems Mary Hannay Foott , 1885 selected work poetry
Untitled 1885 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 30 May 1885; (p. 858)

— Review of Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems Mary Hannay Foott , 1885 selected work poetry
Literary Notes 1885 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 20 June vol. 31 no. 806 1885; (p. 1281)

— Review of Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems Mary Hannay Foott , 1885 selected work poetry
Born to Blush Unseen : Some Nineteenth Century Women Poets Elizabeth Webby , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Bright and Fiery Troop : Australian Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century 1988; (p. 41-52)
'The One Jarring Note' : Race and Gender in Queensland Women's Writing to 1939 Belinda McKay , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Queensland Review , May vol. 8 no. 1 2001; (p. 31-54)
Examines the response of white women writers to the conditions of living and writing in Queensland before the social and cultural changes set in train by the Second World War. The article covers a range of women writers, with particular attention to Foott and Praed. Sees the principal themes pre-occupying these authors as "the colonial experience ... including the difficulty of finding a literary voice in a new land, a conflicted sense of place, the linking of masculinity with violence, and the promotion of racial purity."
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