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The Brook single work   poetry   "Home from a distant shore"
Alternative title: The Old Brook
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Issue Details: First known date: 1847... 1847 The Brook
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser 13 January 1847 Z1590275 1847 newspaper issue 1847 pg. 1
    Note: Published with alternate title and with alternate first line: "Back from a distant Shore"
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , Elizabeth Perkins (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 Z459555 1984 selected work poetry satire 'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 pg. 60-62
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