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Judith Wright

Judith Wright (1915–2000) was a pre-eminent Australian poet. Her many books included The Moving Image (1946), Woman to Man (1949), and Phantom Dwelling (1985). She received the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 1991.

Judith Wright reviews 'The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur' edited by Elizabeth Perkins

July 1984, no. 62 01 July 1984
It is 116 years since Charles Harpur, Australia’s first poet of real eminence, died with his own collection of his works unpublished. Except for a couple of small selections – the most recent of which, made by Adrian Mitchell in 1973 and containing only about 120 pages of the poetry, was the most comprehensive – and the infamously corrupt 1883 ‘collection’, it has remained so. This has b ... (read more)