Biography: 

Charles Harpur, a major nineteenth-century Australian poet, made a living as a sheep farmer and civil servant in New South Wales. Elizabeth Perkins first published a good edition of his poems in 1984. His manuscripts can be seen at the Mitchell Library in Sydney.

 

We are grateful for access to AustLit in the preparation of these poems.

Biography: 
  • Adam Lindsay Gordon letters: State Library of New South Wales, copies at Royal Historical Society of Victoria.
  • Gordon, Adam Lindsay. Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes. 1870.
  • --Poems. Ed. Robert A. Thompson. London and Melbourne: A. H. Massina, 1920.
  • --Sea Spray and Smoke Drift. Melbourne: Fergusson and Moore, 1867. Google Books.
Biography: 
  • Alline, Henry. Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Boston: Peter Edes, 1786. Early American Imprints, Series 1, no. 44842. Online.
  • Bumsted, J.M. "Alline, Henry." Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Vol. IV. University of Toronto / Université Laval, 2000.
Biography: 
  • Henry Kendall papers: State Library of New South Wales, and National Library of Australia.
  • Kendall, Thomas Henry. Leaves from Australian Forests. Melbourne: George Robertson, 1869.
  • --. Poems and Songs. Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1862. Internet Archive.
  • --. Songs from the Mountains. Sydney: William Maddock, 1880. Google book.
Biography: 
  • Bailey, Alfred G. "Odell, Jonathan." Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  • Sargent, Winthrop, ed. The Loyal Verses of Joseph Stansbury and Doctor Jonathan Odell. Albany: J. Munsell, 1860. Internet Archive
Biography: 
  • Barcroft Capel Boake notes and Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake letters (State Library of New South Wales); Boake manuscript (National Library of Australia).
  • Boake, Barcroft Henry Thomas. Where the Dead Men Lie and Other Poems. Ed. A.G. Stephens. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1897.
Biography: 
  • Cambridge, Ada. Hymns on the Litany. Oxford: J.H. and J. Parker, 1865.
  • --. Hymns on the Holy Communion. London: Houlston and Wright, 1866.
  • --. The Manor House and Other Poems. London: Daldy, Isbister, 1875.
  • --. Unspoken Thoughts. London: Kegan Paul, 1887.
Biography: 
  • Guruswamy, Rosemay Fithian. The Poems of Edward Taylor: a reference guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
  • Hammond, Jeffrey A. American National Biography Online. American Council of Learned Societies: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • Taylor, Edward. The Poetical Works of Edward Taylor. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966.
Biography: 

As a child slave, Phillis Wheatley was shipped on the Phillis to Boston from West Africa, possibly the Gambia river region, on July 11, 1761, when she was about 7-8 years of age. Susanna Wheatley, a Christian and wife of merchant John Wheatley, purchased her. Taught by Susanna's daughter Mary, Phillis began writing by 1765.

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