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Author: A R D Fairburn; MacDonald P Jackson
Publisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press, [2013] ©1995
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poet, wit and controversialist, A.R.D. Fairburn was one of the best-known New Zealanders of his time. This volume represents the full range and vitality of his verse. Accompanying the well known anthology pieces such as 'The Cave' and 'A Farewell' are ballads like 'Walking on My Feet' and 'The Rakehelly Man', as well as a generous selection of his early love lyrics.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Selected poems
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A R D Fairburn; MacDonald P Jackson
ISBN: 9780864737380 0864737386
OCLC Number: 869883139
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in EPUB.
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; WINDS; MEETING; SONG; HELLAS; RELEASE; SINCE THAT ZENOPHILA; SONG AT DAWN; THE FLOWERS; THE SUN HAS SPREAD HIS SHINING WINGS; THE OLD BRIDGE; WISH; IN THE YOUNGER LAND; KOWHAI; EVENING; AMARANTUS; ODYSSEUS; WANDERING WILLIE'S SONG; ALL I HAVE DESIRED; DIOGENES; ODYSSEUS; DEAD MAN'S TALE; RHYME OF THE DEAD SELF; DISQUISITION ON DEATH; WINTER NIGHT; ON ENTERING A NEW ABODE; STRAW; DESERTED FARMYARD; EMPTY HOUSE; THE SEA; FIRST THINGS; DOMINION; TO DAPHNIS AND CHLOE IN THE PARK; LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI; NIGHT SONG; FULL FATHOM FIVE; POEM. A FAREWELLYES PLEASE GENTLEMEN; MILTON; GOOD AND ILL; TAPU; WELL KNOWN AND WELL LOVED; LOVE SONG; THE CAVE; WILD LOVE; THE REVENGE; LAUGHTER; THE RAKEHELLY MAN; WALKING ON MY FEET; NOON SONG; SONG; THE ENCOUNTER; SONG AT SUMMER'S END; EPITAPH; FOR AN AMULET; THE FALLEN; TO A FRIEND IN THE WILDERNESS; BEGGAR TO BURGHER; TO AN EXPATRIATE; LOGOS; SOLITUDE; THE ESTUARY; NOW; SONG FOR A GIRL; SEA-WIND AND SETTING SUN; TOM'S A-COLD; I'M OLDER THAN YOU, PLEASE LISTEN; TERMS OF APPOINTMENT; DOWN ON MY LUCK; NOTES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF TITLES AND FIRST LINES; Copyright.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: A.R.D. Fairburn ; edited by Mac Jackson.

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Poet, wit and controversialist, A.R.D. Fairburn was one of the best-known New Zealanders of his time. This volume represents the full range and vitality of his verse. Accompanying the well known anthology pieces such as 'The Cave' and 'A Farewell' are ballads like 'Walking on My Feet' and 'The Rakehelly Man', as well as a generous selection of his early love lyrics.

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