Harpur, Charles (1813 - 1868)

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.

 

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Given Name: 
Charles
Family Name: 
Harpur
Birth Date: 
January 23, 1813
Death Date: 
June 10, 1868
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First RPO Edition: 
2012
Editors: 
Cameron La Follette