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Digger folksong and verse of World War One

Graham Seal

Digger folksong and verse of World War One

an annotated anthology

by Graham Seal

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Published by Published for the Centre for Australian Studies, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, W.A., by the Antipodes Press in Mt. Hawthorn, W.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Australia -- Poetry.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Australia -- Songs and music -- Texts.,
    • War songs -- Australia -- Texts.,
    • War poetry, Australian.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 58-61).

      Statementby Graham Seal.
      ContributionsCurtin University of Technology. Centre for Australian Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9615.85.W37 S43 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination61 p. ;
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1475086M
      ISBN 101863421335
      LC Control Number93139331
      OCLC/WorldCa27634450

        I could not search the forum due to the upgrading to see if anyone has posted about the above podcast, the Macarthur Foundation's "World War 1 Podcast" or Wesley Livesay's "History of the Great War" Podcast? Digger Stories is my new podcast, featuring memoirs by great war soldiers, with particular emphasis on Australians. Leslie SA Jones, The Digger movement () - Shelfmark: Jubilee Group Box 1. The following books also contain chapters on the Diggers. J Morrison Davidson, Concerning four precursors of Henry George and the single tax as also the land gospel according to Winstanley "The Digger" (no date) - .

        The derivation of the term ‘Digger’ as a colloquial reference to Australian and New Zealand soldiers originates from the First World War. As the years have passed, it has become more prominently synonymous with the Australian soldier while its application to New Zealand’s soldiers has waned significantly. Barker, M., Nigh tingales in the Mud: The Digger Sisters of the Great War –, Sydney, Barrett, J., We Were Th e re: Au st ra li an So ld i er s o f Wor ld W ar II, Ringw ood,

      Get this from a library! Diggers.. [Unk White] -- Etchings of the Australian soldier, represented by NX Gunner Ramon Mascord, 2/I Field Regiment, Sixth Division, during the New Guinea conflict, World War II, who acted as the artist's model. The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. is a global media and direct marketing company based in Chappaqua, New York, best known for its flagship publication founded in , Reader's company's headquarters are in New York City, where it moved from Pleasantville, New York/5(1).


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Digger folksong and verse of World War One by Graham Seal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Digger folksong and verse of World War One: an annotated anthology. [Graham Seal; Curtin University of Technology. Centre for Australian Studies.]. Seal, Graham. Digger folksong and verse of World War One: an annotated anthology.

The Antipodes Press. Perth, WA. Graham Seal of the Centre For Australian Studies at Curtin University published a pioneering ‘work in progress’ as a folklore occasional paper, intitled ‘Digger Folksong And Verse Of World War One’ and British writer, Martin Page, published quite a number of Australian songs in his highly enjoyable books ‘Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major’ and ‘For Gawdsake Don’t Take Me’.

Digger Folksong and Verse of World War One, Graham Seal Australian Folk Songs: HyperCard Song Book, Mark Gregory The Tunes of Bert Jamieson, David De Santi The Tunes of Arthur Bowley, David De Santi A Queensland Collection Volume 1, Maria Zann. A heartfelt story of the bond of love and devotion between a man and his dog in war.

Matthew, a young Australian soldier, smuggles his beloved dog, Digger, onto the troop ship when he leaves to fight in World War One. At the front, Matthew works as a stretcher-bearer and Digger helps him rescue the wounded. In approximately four years of war unlike any the world had seen, a new human collectivity was born, grew and ended; the rationale and circumstances of its existence immediately became history.

It was a community almost exclusively of men thrown into the most violent and basic of circumstances by the failures of politics. Wesley Enoch, director of the first production of Black Diggers, writes that Indigenous theatre’s purpose is to turn private stories passed down orally into public records of a people’s e their lack of political rights, Enoch explains, Indigenous men signed up in droves to fight for Australia in World War One.

Seal, Digger Folksong & Verse () p Performer Place Australia Collector Date collected Format Printed: Book Src Contents Text Show all fields Performer characteristics Topics Author / Composer Named Tune Notes.

Add notes Printer / Publisher Printer ID Repository Assoc Source Re-Union Songs Roud Bib ref X Type Song. The new kids DVD "If I Were A Digger" introduces the common earth-movers and construction equipment kids can see every day building, tearing down.

Echoes of Anzac: the voice of Australians at war, South Melbourne: Lothian Books, Seal, Graham. Digger folksong and verse of World War One: an annotated anthology, Mt Hawthorn, W.A.: Published for the Centre for Australian Studies, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, by The Antipodes Press, Digger is a military slang term for soldiers from Australia and New Zealand.

Evidence of its use has been found in those countries as early as the s, but its current usage in a military context did not become prominent until World War I, when Australian and New Zealand troops began using it on the Western Front around – Seal, Graham (ed.).

Echoes of Anzac: the voice of Australians at war, South Melbourne: Lothian Books, Seal, Graham. Digger folksong and verse of World War One: an annotated anthology, Mt Hawthorn, W.A.: Published for the Centre for Australian Studies, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, by The Antipodes Press, The zones of war that conditioned the lives and possible deaths of the combatants were shaped by a number of fundamental elements, experiences and sensibilities.

These included the primal trenches themselves, followed closely by barbed wire and the other new technologies of death, such as gas, the tank and the bewildering variety of artillery.

Digger Hymns; South African Songs; selections of War and Non-War Verse; Wise and Happy Thoughts; Humorous verse and limericks. All informally, but carefully, produced. The front pastedown has an note from a previous owner: "Dear Fred, Your pater who has been staying with us has taken a fancy to this book, And he reckoned that you would be interested in it.

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GCSE Modern World History - English Civil War. A-level - The English Civil War. A book to be released on Remembrance Day details the plight of diggers after they returned home from the deadly battlefields of World War I.

In his books such as The Sentimental Bloke, Ginger Mick and Digger Smith he depicts the ordinary working men and women of the time.

These books are written in dialect verse which can take a little to get used to but once the reading is mastered it adds more to the depicting the characters than if it had been written in plain English/5(1). Buy First World War books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.

TThis is an online version of the bibliography listed in Graham Seal's The Hidden Culture: Folklore in Australian Society (2nd rev. edn. Black Swan Press, ). Its aim is to help readers to quickly locate important and useful works relating to various aspects of Australian folklore.

Digger is the poignant story of a soft toy kangaroo given to James by his young sister, Digger highlights important events of the First World War and shows the impact of war this book places the lyrics of a popular folk song against a young soldier's experience of WWI. Back in Australia Harman appears to have quit labouring and taken up the pen.

He wrote some verses about his time in uniform, had them printed in a little saddle-stitched booklet under the title A.G. Harman’s War Poems, and hawked them door-to-door in Newcastle and Sydney at a shilling seems he must have sold them all, and his next work dropped the word “War” from the title .Based on real archival accounts, Black Diggers tells the complex, intertwining stories of roughly a dozen fictional Aboriginal Australian soldiers during World War One.

Rather than present a single, linear narrative, the play uses more than fifty disjointed vignettes, none longer than a few minutes, to emphasize the diversity of Indigenous pathways to, through, and onward past the War, as well.