Australian Poets. Brennan, Harford, Slessor

logoWelcome to the Australian Poets etexts Project at the University of Sydney Library. This digital collection of works by Christopher Brennan, Lesbia Harford and Kenneth Slessor was selected by John Tranter and funded by a grant from the Australia Council for the Arts.

Introduction by John Tranter

I know what the tyranny of distance is all about. I grew up on an isolated farm five miles from the nearest country town, which was itself two hundred miles from the nearest city. Few if any of my school friends went on to university, and most became farmers. But I was lucky in my choice of parents: my father was a teacher, and my mother taught me to read before I went to school...More