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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Mendorong Jack Kuntikunti : sepilihan sajak dari Australia
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  • English translation of the title: Pushing Jack Kuntikunti: A selection of poetry from Australia [The firt part of the title refers to the lead poem of the collection, by Billy Marshall-Stoneking.]
  • Sapardi Djoko Damono indicates in his Editor’s and Translator’s Comments that he took ‘final responsibility for all translations of the poems’. However, transations of two poems were carried out by other prominent Indonesian poets, Goenawan Mohamad and Taufiq Ismail, and fifteen of the translations were intially undertaken by other Indonesians, possibly students in Literature at the UI, together with Sapardi. [Source: 'Australian Literature in the "Translation Zone"', an unpublished conference paper by Ian Campbell]


* Contents derived from the Jakarta, Java,
Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
Yayasan Obor Indonesia , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Kata Pengantar, David Brooks , 1991 single work criticism (p. xvi-xxii)
Acatatan Editor Dan Penerjemah, Sapardi Joko Damono , 1991 single work criticism (p. xxiii-xxvi)
Jim Jones at Botany Bayi"O listen for a moment, lads, and hear me tell my tale,", 1907 single work poetry (p. 2-5)
The Ballad of the Droveri"Across the stony ridges, across the rolling plain,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry Ballad Seorang Drover (p. 6-13)
Beach Buriali"Softly and humbly to the Gulf of Arabs", Kenneth Slessor , 1944 single work poetry war literature Penguburan di Pantai (p. 14-17)
An Inscription for Dog Riveri"Our general was the greatest and bravest of generals.", Kenneth Slessor , 1957 single work poetry satire war literature Prasasti untuk Sungai Dog (p. 18-21)
Imperial Adami"Imperial Adam, naked in the dew,", A. D. Hope , 1953 single work poetry Adam yang Mulia (p. 22-25)
The Death of the Birdi"For every bird there is this last migration:", A. D. Hope , 1955 single work poetry Ajal si Burung Betina (p. 26-29)
The Silkwormsi"All their lives in a box! What generations,", Douglas Stewart , 1957 single work poetry Ulat Sutera (p. 30-35)
Death of a Whalei"When the mouse died, there was a sort of pity:", John Blight , 1954 single work poetry Matinya Seekor Ikan Paus (p. 36-37)
The Tomb of Lt. John Learmonth, AIFi"This is not sorrow, this is work : I build", J. S. Manifold , 1945 single work poetry war literature Nisan Letnan John Learmonth, AIF (p. 38-43)
Woman to Mani"The eyeless labourer in the night,", Judith Wright , 1946 single work poetry Perempuan kepada Lelaki (p. 44-47)
Australia 1970i"Die, wild country, like the eaglehawk,", Judith Wright , 1971 single work poetry (p. 48-51)
Night Sowingi"O gentle, gentle land", David Campbell , 1950 single work poetry Menyemai di Malam Hari (p. 52-53)
Prayer for Raini"Sweet rain, bless our windy farm,", David Campbell , 1958 single work poetry Doa Minta Hujan (p. 54-55)
Canticlei"Stillness and splendour of the night,", James McAuley , 1953 single work poetry Nyanyian Pujian (p. 56-59)
Note: Author's name misspelt as MacAuley
Daily Living : Folding the Sheetsi"You and I will fold the sheets", Rosemary Dobson , 1984 single work poetry Melipat Kain (p. 60-61)
Over the Frontieri"The object that exists", Rosemary Dobson , 1977 single work poetry Menyeberang Batas (p. 62-65)
We Are Goingi"They came in to the little town", Oodgeroo Noonuccal , 1964 single work poetry Kami pun Pergi (p. 66-69)
No More Boomerangi"No more boomerang", Oodgeroo Noonuccal , 1966 single work poetry Tak Ada Lagi Bumerang (p. 70-75)

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Language: English , Indonesian
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