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A Prayer to Saint Rosa single work   poetry   "When I am so worn out I cannot sleep"
  • Author:agent Lesbia Harford http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harford-lesbia
Issue Details: First known date: 1927... 1927 A Prayer to Saint Rosa
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First known date: 1927
  • Appears in:
    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. 129-130
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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. 273
    Note: Editor's note: Written 1927.
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    y separately published work icon Hell and After : Four Early English-Language Poets of Australia Les Murray (editor), Manchester Petersham : Carcanet ETT Imprint , 2005 Z1219692 2005 anthology poetry prose Manchester Petersham : Carcanet ETT Imprint , 2005 pg. 143
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    y separately published work icon The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry John Leonard (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1674214 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 16 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 324-325

Works about this Work

Lesbia Harford Gary Catalano , 1998 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Quadrant , December vol. 42 no. 12 1998; (p. 53-56)
Lesbia Harford Gary Catalano , 1998 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Quadrant , December vol. 42 no. 12 1998; (p. 53-56)
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