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Notes

  • Foreword by Phillip Adams.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Prahran, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,:Hardie Grant Books , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Convict's Tour of Hell "Come all you prisoners of New South Wales," A Convict's Tour to Helli"You prisoners of New South Wales,", Francis MacNamara , single work poetry satire
For discussion of the various versions of this poem and the history of its compilation see Frank the Poet by Meredith and Whalen (1979). Several manuscript versions exist in the Mitchell library - ML MSS 7266, A 649, A 807 and C 967 (digitised copy: of this available)
(p. 16-21)
"Where the wandering Barwin delighteth the eye," The Beautiful Squatteri"Where the wandering Barwon delighteth the eye,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry satire
'On a squatter who sdeuces aboriginal women and is eventually killed as a result.' (Webby)
(p. 22)
Taking the Censusi"When the census is taken, of course,", Charles Thatcher , single work poetry (p. 23-24)
My Other Chinee Cooki"Yes, I got another Johnny; but he was to Number One", J. Brunton Stephens , single work poetry humour (p. 30-31)
Bell-Birdsi"By channels of coolness the echoes are calling,", Henry Kendall , single work poetry (p. 32-33)
How M'Dougal Topped the Scorei"A peaceful spot is Piper's Flat. The folk that live around-", Thos. E. Spencer , single work poetry humour (p. 35-37)
The Wail of the Waiter : A Tavern Catchi"All day long, at Scott's or Menzies', I await the gorging crowd,", Marcus Clarke , single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Where the Pelican Builds Her Nest Where the Pelican Buildsi"The horses were ready, the rails were down,", Mary Hannay Foott , single work poetry (p. 40)
Catching the Coachi"At Kangaroo Gully in 'Fifty-two", Alfred Chandler , single work poetry (p. 41-43)
Narcissus and Some Tadpoles, Victor J. Daley , extract drama (p. 44-45)
Nine Miles from Gundagaii"I've done my share of shearing sheep,", Jack Moses , single work poetry (p. 48)
The Duke of Buccleuch. An Old Story in a New Verse.i"There once was a bull named the Duke of Buccleuch", J. A. Phelp , single work poetry humour (p. 49)
The Duke of Buccleuch. An Old Story in a New Verse.i"There once was a bull named the Duke of Buccleuch", J. A. Phelp , single work poetry humour (p. 49)
Note: With title: The Duke of Buccleuch
How We Drove the Trotteri"Oh, he was a handsome trotter, and he couldn't be completer,", W. T. Goodge , single work poetry (p. 50-51)
Our Ancient Ruini"The new-chum leaned against the bar", Crupper D. , single work poetry humour (p. 52)
The Brucedale Scandali"Himself and me put in the trap", Mary Gilmore , single work poetry (p. 53-55)
Since the Country Carried Sheepi"We trucked the cows to Homebush, saw the girls, and started back,", Breaker Morant , single work poetry (p. 56-57)
The Man from Ironbarki"It was the man from Ironbark who struck the Sydney town,", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry humour (p. 58-59)
The Old Whim Horsei"He's an old grey horse, with his head bowed sadly,", Edward Dyson , single work poetry (p. 60-61)
Where the Dead Men Liei"Out on the wastes of the Never Never-", Barcroft Boake , single work poetry (p. 62-63)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Yarra, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hardie Grant Books , 2016 .
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      Extent: 248p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 1st December 2016
      ISBN: 9781743792438

Works about this Work

Welcome Surprise Elisabeth Wentworth , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 61 no. 541 2017; (p. 85)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry

'When it comes to prose, I hate being told what to read--"If you liked... you'll love..." Too many bad personal recommendations have ended badly: the unreadable book put quietly aside after page 25, the friendship re-evaluated--"If they liked this...?"' (Introduction)

You Must Remember This, It Rhymes with Kiss Jaya Savige , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , March vol. 4 no. 2 2009; (p. 24-25)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
Unpredicatable Blessings in Choice of Essential 100 Geoff Page , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 February 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Talent for the Muse Peter Kenneally , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26-27 December 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Poetry, Polarity and a Brief Truce Barry Oakley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 November 2008; (p. 14-15)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
A Fresh and Funny Batch, Hanrahan Included Peter Pierce , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 November 2008; (p. 30-31)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Poetry, Polarity and a Brief Truce Barry Oakley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 November 2008; (p. 14-15)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Talent for the Muse Peter Kenneally , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26-27 December 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2008 2008 anthology poetry ; 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
Unpredicatable Blessings in Choice of Essential 100 Geoff Page , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 February 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry
You Must Remember This, It Rhymes with Kiss Jaya Savige , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , March vol. 4 no. 2 2009; (p. 24-25)

— Review of 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008 anthology poetry ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009 anthology poetry
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