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songs of a sentimental bloke

C. J. Dennis

songs of a sentimental bloke

by C. J. Dennis

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Published by Angus & Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSentimental bloke
Statementby C.J. Dennis ; with cover design and decoration by Hal Gye ; and foreword by Henry Lawson.
ContributionsGye, Hal, 1888-1967
The Physical Object
Pagination126, 15 p. (15 p. at end advertisements ) :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16716897M

LibriVox recording of The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke by C. J. Dennis. Read by Algy Pug. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold o copies in nine editions within the first year, and is probably one of the highest selling verse novels ever published in Australia. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, a comic verse novel, was first published in book form in and sold more than sixty thousand copies in nine editions within a the mids nearly three hundred thousand copies had been sold internationally. One of the most famous works of Australian literature, it tells the story of Bill, a larrikin, who meets a young woman named Doreen.

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, a comic verse novel, was first published in book form in and sold more than sixty thousand copies in nine editions within a year. By the mids nearly three hundred thousand copies had been sold internationally. One of the most famous. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke was Dennis's most successful and popular book of verse. In its various editions it has sold nearly , copies and has been made into a silent film, a sound film, a stage play and a musical. The Pocket Edition had an initial print run of 10, copies/5(4).

  The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke consists of 14 poems, telling the story of the larrikin Bill out of the mean streets of [the Melbourne inner suburb] Fitzroy from a rough young man’s spring restlessness through his courtship of the lovely Doreen, marriage and family to reflective contentment in the autumn of his life. This simple tale.   If there is a criticism to be made of The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, and really there isn’t, it’s that unless the verse is read aloud by an accomplished reader – do yourself a favour and listen to Jack Thompson’s wonderful renditions – the book is probably best read alone, because that way you can savour the words, the marvellous.


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The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. Dennis. The book sold o copies in nine editions within the first year, and is probably one of the highest selling verse novels ever published in Australia.5/5(1).

Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis, better known as C. Dennis, (7 September 22 June ) was an Australian poet known for his humorous poems, especially "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke", published in the early 20th century.4/5. sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, Wikidata item.; The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel which tells the story of Bill, a larrikin of the Little Lonsdale Street push who meets the love of his life, Doreen.

Their courtship and marriage sees his transition into a contented husband and father. It is written with a heavy Australian vernacular. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, a comic verse novel, was first published in book form in and sold more than sixty thousand copies in nine editions within a the mids nearly three hundred thousand copies had been sold internationally.

One of the most famous works of Australian literature, it tells the story of Bill, a larrikin, who meets a young. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, a comic verse novel, was first published in book form in and sold more than sixty thousand copies in nine editions within a the mids nearly three hundred thousand copies had been sold internationally.

One of the most famous works of Australian literature, it tells the story of Bill, a larrikin, who meets a young woman named Doreen/5(4). The Songs Of A Sentimental Bloke by C. Dennis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Sentimental Bloke () is an Australian silent film based on the poem The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke by C.

ed and directed by Raymond Longford, it is generally considered the greatest Australian silent film, and one of the best Australian movies of all ng: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell. Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis, better known as C.

Dennis, was born in South Australia in A journalist, among other occupations, he was much loved for his humorous poems, especially The Songs of a Sentimental died in Melbourne in /5(4). The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke tells the story of the larrikin bloke Bill’s courtship of Doreen and eventual marriage.

In this period the word larrikin had chiefly negative connotations and usually referred to a young urban thug or hooligan­—often one who was part of a gang or push as they were called in this period.

The first section of this work reveals that Bill is fed up with the. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, [first published ], pages Filed Under: poetry Tagged: C. Dennis (author), poem, SourceArchiveOrg, The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke (C.

Dennis ), year The Sentimental Bloke, while running through the Bulletin, brightened up many dark days for me. He is more perfect than any alleged “larrikin” or Bottle-O character I have ever attempted to sketch, not even excepting my own beloved Benno.

Take the first poem for instance, where the Sentimental Bloke gets the hump. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke and numerous spin-offs published subsequently related the everyday adventures of the title character Bill, his girl Doreen, his friend Ginger Mick, and other characters. The poems are written in dialect, and present the Sentimental Bloke as a typical : Download Ebooks.

Get it Here: The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a classic Australian work of poetry composed by renowned poet, C.J. Dennis (). This verse-novel chronicles Bill's.

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a classic Australian work of poetry composed by renowned poet, C.J. Dennis (). This verse-novel chronicles Bill's coming-of-age through romance, love, and fatherhood.

From rambunctious street-strolling youth to settled, responsible father, Bill's story unfolds with keen Aussie larrikinism and humour.

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, a comic verse novel, was first published in book form in and sold more than sixty thousand copies in nine editions within a the mids nearly three hundred thousand copies had been sold internationally.

One of the most famous works of Australian literature, it tells the story of Bill, a larrikin, who meets a young Format: Paperback. Whether you need an overview of The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke or a detailed summary of the book for a college project or just for fun, brings you the book-wise summaries of The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke for free.

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Dennis, ] 15 July by IAC Leave a Comment [Editor: This book of poems by C.J. Dennis was first published inalthough the majority of the contents had previously been published in The Bulletin. "Bloke" is given in the Oxford Dictionary as a slang substantive.

Well, I knew Australia was a slangy country, and, like most lovers of poetry, I am rather fond of slang in its proper place. I must confess, however, I was a little startled by the Sentimental Bloke and his Songs. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke was Dennis's most successful and popular book of verse.

In its various editions it has sold nearlycopies and has been made into a silent film, a sound film, a stage play and a musical. The Pocket Edition had an initial print run of 10, copies. The book chronicles their courtship and marriage, and Bill's transformation from a thuggish gang member to a contented husband and edition has a new introduction by the actor Jack Thompson, renowned for his readings of C.

Dennis's work. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a perennial Australian favourite. Wot's jist plain stoush wiv us, right 'ere to-day, Is "valler" if yer fur enough away. Some time, some writer bloke will do the trick Wiv Ginger Mick.The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C.

J. Dennis. The book sold o copies in nine editions within the first year, and is probably one of the highest selling verse novels ever published in Australia.

Read "Songs of a Sentimental Bloke" by Clarence James Dennis available from Rakuten Kobo. According to Wikipedia: "Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis, better known as C. J. Dennis, (7 September - 22 Brand: B&R Samizdat Express.