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Jongleur Path, Balingup Medieval Carnivale
A photograph of a sign at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The sign marks the stage area of the Carnivale site, labelled the â€˜Jongleur Pathâ€™. â€˜Jongleurâ€™ is a term from Old French used during the medieval era for a wandering…
A poem included in the â€˜Poems and Rhymesâ€™ section on page 4 of the Adelaide newspaper â€˜The Registerâ€™ on August 31, 1918. The poem evokes the Norse gods Odin and Thor in its imagery of shipbuilding, specifically modern steel…
â€˜The Vikingâ€™ poem
A poem by J.A. Fort published in the UK magazine The Spectator and reprinted on page 5 of the Adelaide newspaper The Register on September 25, 1926. The poem describes the attraction of going on a Viking raid by ship, including the knowledge that if…
A poem featured in The Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, which conforms to lyrical and bardic poetic traditions. It has medieval and classical undertones in both style and language.
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When I was King, poem by Henry Lawson
Henry Lawson (1867-1922) is one of Australia's most famous poets, and can be regarded as a symbol for the Australian Nationalism Movement.
Our Mistress and our Queen, poem by Henry Lawson
Henry Lawson (1867-1922), one of Australia's most famous poets, and a symbol for the Australian Nationalism Movement, protests against what he sees as the forced allegiance to the monarchy and the bloodshed of war in the name of the monarch.
Critical Article by Brian Matthews
Abstract: Matthews finds a unity in the arrangement of stories in While the Billy Boils. The chronological nature of the stories, the use of rumour and the consistent use of time and distance are all elements that support the structure of the…
Queen Hilda of Virland, poem by Henry Lawson
Henry Lawson (1867-1922), one of Australia's most famous poets, and a symbol for the Australian Nationalism Movement, wrote this poem in 1910 (MS). The meaning is unclear but Lawson writes of a mythical kingdom of Virland. It could be an allegory of…