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Glencoe : VIII single work   poetry   "Heavily droops the long Dutch nose,"
  • Author:agent Douglas Stewart http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/stewart-douglas
Issue Details: First known date: 1947... 1947 Glencoe : VIII
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    y separately published work icon Glencoe i "'The first the day', says bottle-nosed Jock,", Douglas Stewart , 1940-1949 Z388950 1940-1949 single work poetry Epic poem in 16 numbered parts. E. Morris Miller and Frederick T. Macartney's Australian Literature: A Bibliography to 1938: Extended to 1950 (1956) :448 comments:'Glencoe is a sequence of ballads having for its theme the Highland Massacre in 1691. The first and last, by way of prologue and epilogue, introduce, in a tavern some months after the event, Bottle-nosed Jock, whose tipsily vehement condemnation of the atrocity gains force from the revelation of his connection with the Campbell clan primarily responsible for it. In the rest of the poems, which are mostly in dialect, incidents of the massacre are described in a variety of metres in the border-ballad manner, ...'. Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1947 pg. 26
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    y separately published work icon The Bulletin vol. 68 no. 3490 1 January 1947 Z589631 1947 periodical issue 1947 pg. 32
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Selected Poems Douglas Stewart , Cremorne : Angus and Robertson , 1973 Z266357 1973 selected work poetry drama extract humour satire Cremorne : Angus and Robertson , 1973 pg. 77-78
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