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Man from Snowy River by A B Paterson & McArthur Onslow

Man from Snowy River by A B Paterson & McArthur Onslow

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Australian poetry classic

 

'The Man from Snowy River', a renowned Australian poem by A B 'Banjo' Paterson, was debuted in the Bulletin in 1890. It narrates a thrilling chase to reclaim a prized colt, highlighting a hero's daring descent on a steep slope. Published during a surge of Australian national identity, it, along with other poems, emphasized the nation's distinctiveness from the British Empire. The tale has inspired films, TV series, and a musical, attesting to its timeless allure.

 

Fun Fact: Banjo was born and grew up in Orange, NSW which is the same region as where Klaus first resided upon his move to Australia.

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