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  • Author:agent Lesbia Harford http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harford-lesbia
Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 You Want a Lily
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    y separately published work icon The Poems of Lesbia Harford Lesbia Harford , Drusilla Modjeska (editor), Marjorie Pizer (editor), North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 Z317803 1985 selected work poetry humour satire North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 pg. 97-98
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    y separately published work icon The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets Susan Hampton (editor), Kate Llewellyn (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 Z406355 1986 anthology poetry Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 pg. 43
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    y separately published work icon The Oxford Book of Australian Love Poems Jennifer Strauss (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 Z203381 1993 anthology poetry war literature satire humour romance Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 pg. 60
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    y separately published work icon Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 272-273
    Note: Editor's note: Written 1918.
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    y separately published work icon Selected Poems Lesbia Harford , Gerald Murnane , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2023 25775085 2023 selected work poetry

    'I love you more
    Than God loves the world.

    'Little published in her lifetime, Lesbia Harford died young in the late 1920s. Her short lyrical poems—about social justice, revolution, free love, feminism and the experience of women—display a candour and dynamism unusual for her time and place. This essential new selection of her finest work, chosen and introduced by Gerald Murnane, reaffirms Harford’s position as one of Australia’s pre-eminent modern poets.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2023
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