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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Searching for the Man from Snowy River
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'The Man from Snowy River appeared in Paterson's first book of verse. It was an immediate success and has remained popular ever since. But did Paterson have anyone in mind when he crafted the Australian classic - was there really a Man from Snowy River? Searching for The Man investigates all candidates for The Man, looking at the evidence - the poem, the location, and other clear criteria - and yields only one possible figure.

'So, who was The Man from Snowy River?'

'Refshauge argues persuasively, if with qualification, that "the ride, if indeed Paterson was aware of it, should have attracted his attention". As is possible. Refshauge has sifted his evidence with such thoroughness and good humour that no dogmatic or definitive conclusion was to be expected. What we have, instead, is a spirited, inquisitive contribution to Australia's cultural and social history, scholarship from outside the academy of a high order.' — Peter Pierce, The Weekend Australian Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2012 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: xv, 223 pp.
      Description: illus., map
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographic references and index.
      ISBN: 9781921875571 (pbk.), 1921875577

Works about this Work

Banjo's Snowy Job Continues to Confound Peter Pierce , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 March 2013; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism
Nathanael O’Reilly Reviews The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke and Searching for The Man From Snowy River Nathanael O'Reilly , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , September no. 43.0 2013;

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism ; The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke C. J. Dennis , 1915 selected work poetry
[Untitled] Gretchen Shirm , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 13 no. 1 2013;

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism
[Untitled] Grantlee Kieza , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29-30 June 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism
Banjo's Snowy Job Continues to Confound Peter Pierce , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 March 2013; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism
[Untitled] Grantlee Kieza , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29-30 June 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism
[Untitled] Gretchen Shirm , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 13 no. 1 2013;

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism
Nathanael O’Reilly Reviews The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke and Searching for The Man From Snowy River Nathanael O'Reilly , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , September no. 43.0 2013;

— Review of Searching for the Man from Snowy River W. F. Refshauge , 2012 single work criticism ; The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke C. J. Dennis , 1915 selected work poetry
Last amended 30 Jan 2017 12:36:23
Subjects:
  • Snowy River, Cooma - Snowy - Bombala area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
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