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: 
  • 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: 
  • 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: 
  • 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: 
  • 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: 

One of the greatest poets of the 17th century, Anne Bradstreet was born in Northamptonshire, England, ca. 1612-13, daughter to Thomas Dudley, a clerk, and Dorothy Yorke. By 1619 Dudley became steward to the earl of Lincolnshire at Sempringham, and three years later acquired Anne's future husband, Simon Bradstreet, as an assistant, freshly graduated from Cambridge University.

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: 
  • 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.

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