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Published 1 May 1992 in Volume 15 No. 3. Subjects: Australian culture, Australian poetry, Bush, Idealism, Metaphysics, Myths & legends, Pastoral poetry, Vision School.
Cite as: Kirkpatrick, Peter. ‘Satyrs in the Top Paddock: Metaphysical Pastoral in Australian Poetry.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, 1992, doi: 10.20314/als.0e980752f7.
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