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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 The Sea Poems of Kenneth Slessor
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,:Brindabella Press , 1990 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Dennis Haskell , single work criticism
Haskell describes the sea imagery of Kenneth Slessor.
(p. 7-8)
Undinei"IN Undine's mirror the cutpurse found", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 9)
Winter Dawni"At five I wake, rise, rub on the smoking pane", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Passenger by 'Greycliffe'i"Who sits beside you in the empty seat,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 12)
Captain Dobbini"Captain Dobbin, having retired from the South Seas", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 13-18)
The Atlas : 3 : Dutch Seacoasti"NO wind of Life may strike within", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 19)
The Atlas : 4 : Mermaidsi"ONCE Mermaids mocked your ships", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
The Atlas : 5 : the Seafighti"Here in a gulf of golden leaf", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 22)
Untitledi"Cook was a captain of the Admiralty", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 23-24)
Untitledi"Flowers turned to stone! Not all the botany", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 24-26)
Untitledi"Two chronometers the captain had,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Untitledi"Sometimes the god would fold his wings", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 27)
Untitledi"After the candles had gone out, and those", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 28-30)
Watersi"This Water, like a sky that no one uses,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 31)
Metempsychosisi"Suddenly to become John Benbow, walking down William Street", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 32)
Out of Timei"I saw Time flowing like the hundred yachts", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Five Bellsi"Time that is moved by little fidget wheels", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 36-40)
Beach Buriali"Softly and humbly to the Gulf of Arabs", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry war literature (p. 41)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Note: Wood engravings by Mike Hudson.
    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Brindabella Press , 1990 .
      Extent: 41p.
      Limited edition info: A limited edition of 240 copies hand-set and printed by A.T. Bolton at the Officina Brindabella, 61 Stonehaven Crescent, Deakin, A.C.T., Australia
      Description: illus. (b & w)
      ISBN: 0909422192

Works about this Work

Pressing Matters on the Mind Don Anderson , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 November 1990; (p. 81)
Pressing Matters on the Mind Don Anderson , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 November 1990; (p. 81)
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