Australian National Poetry Anthologies: Poems and Poets

2017-03-09T02:00:21Z (GMT) by JIM BERRYMAN CAITLIN STONE
<p>This dataset is derived from the tables of contents of fifteen Australian ‘national’ poetry anthologies published between 1946 and 2011. Dataset contains all poems and poets included in the following anthologies:</p><p>George Mackanness, <i>Poets of Australia: An Anthology of Australian Verse</i>, 1946           </p><p>George Mackanness, <i>An Anthology of Australian Verse</i> (2nd ed.), 1952             </p><p>Judith Wright, <i>A Book of Australian Verse</i>, 1956</p><p>John Thompson, Kenneth Slessor and R. G. Howarth, <i>The Penguin Book of Australian Verse</i>, 1958        </p><p>Judith Wright, <i>A Book of Australian Verse</i> (2nd ed.), 1968</p><p>Harry Heseltine, <i>The Penguin Book of Australian Verse</i>, 1972 </p><p>Geoffrey Dutton, <i>Australian Verse from 1805: A Continuum</i>, 1975 </p><p>Rodney Hall, <i>The Collins Book of Australian Poetry</i>, 1981</p><p>Geoffrey Dutton, <i>The Heritage of Australian Poetry</i>, 1984 </p><p>Les Murray, <i>The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse</i>, 1986 </p><p>Les Murray, <i>The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse</i> (2nd ed.), 1991</p><p>John Leonard, <i>Australian Verse: An Oxford Anthology</i>, 1998</p><p>John Leonard, <i>The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry</i>, 2009 </p><p>John Kinsella, <i>The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry</i>, 2009 </p><p>Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, <i>Australian Poetry Since 1788</i>, 2011</p><p> </p><p>Excel is used to store and organise all data derived from anthology tables of contents. Separate Excel tabs have been created for each anthology. The contents of these tabs have been combined to create three consolidated spreadsheets: ‘Consolidated - By anthology’, ‘Consolidated - by poem’ and ‘Consolidated - By poet’</p>