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Herbert, Xavier 1901-1984

Overview
Works: 165 works in 541 publications in 10 languages and 4,249 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Drama  Folklore  Art  Illustrated works  Biography  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PR9619.3.H38, 823
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Publications about Xavier Herbert
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Publications by Xavier Herbert, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Xavier Herbert
Capricornia : a novel by Xavier Herbert( Book )
157 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
"Tells the story of Australia's north. It is a story of whites and Aborigines and Asians, of chance relationships that can form bonds for life, of dispossession, murder and betrayal."--HarperCollinsPublishers Australia
Poor fellow my country by Xavier Herbert( Book )
37 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 libraries worldwide
In Poor Fellow My Country, Xavier Herbert returns to the region made his own in Capricornia: Northern Australia. Ranging over a period of some six years, the story is set during the late 1930s and early 1940s; but it is not so much a tale of this period as Herbert's analysis and indictment of the steps by which we came to the Australia of today
Seven emus by Xavier Herbert( Book )
29 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Story of half-caste Aboriginal and how he acts in a situation that tests his loyalty to his Aboriginal ancestors of the Emu totem. Bronco Jones is the owner of Seven Emus station and lives there with his wife Possum and their family. When Appleby Gaunt, known as the Baron, makes his appearance in this happy existence, the effect of his overblown ideas on Bronco's fortunes is calamitous. Then the anthropologist, Mr Goborrow, arrives to study the Emu Totem and Bronco finds his loyalty to his indigenous ancestors severely tested
Soldiers' women by Xavier Herbert( Book )
28 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Xavier Herbert's study of women liberated by the absence or relative scarcity of men during World War II
Larger than life : twenty short stories by Xavier Herbert( Book )
18 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 libraries worldwide
South of Capricornia : short stories 1925-1934 by Xavier Herbert( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Dream road by Xavier Herbert( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Xavier Herbert : episodes from Capricornia, Poor fellow my country, and other fiction, nonfiction and letters by Xavier Herbert( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Miss Tanaka by John Romeril( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The Making of Xavier Herbert's Poor fellow my country ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Capricornia by Xavier Herbert( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Spanning three generations, Capricornia tells the story of Australia's North. It is a story of whites and Aborigines and Asians, of chance relationships that can form bonds for life, of dispossession, murder and betrayal
Disturbing element by Xavier Herbert( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Often comic, often tragic, Disturbing Element is the story of an Australian literary legend written in his own classic style. Xavier Herbert considers himself the Disturbing Element in the family he claimed never wanted him. Born in 1901 in Western Australia, Herbert grew up amid confusing and sometimes contradictory family legends. Often comic, often tragic, Disturbing Element traces Herbert's life as he changes careers from pharmacist to railway fettler to writer. This is the story of an Australian literary legend written in his own classic style
Larger than life by Xavier Herbert( Book )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A pilot dueling with an eagle; an old woman refusing to flee from bomb-ravaged Darwin; Kaijak the Songman - these are some of the many people that Xavier Herbert brings to life in his tales of Australia's North, from Cairns to Cape York
Kawaisō na watashi no kuni by Xavier Herbert( Book )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in Japanese and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Australia lost : Robert White's paintings from Poor Fellow My Country by Robert White( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Twenty-two col. paintings illustrating scenes from 'Poor fellow my country' by Xavier Herbert [Sydney : Collins, 1975 ; London : Pan Books, 1977] accompanied by relevant passages from the book
Xavier Herbert interview ( visu )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
An interview with famous novelist Xavier Herbert in which he talks in detail about his life, career and philosophies. He discusses in detail his novel 'Poor Fellow My Country'
Poor fellow my country by Xavier Herbert( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Aust'n. Classics. Please Note this is a Restricted Access Audio Title. In Poor Fellow My Country, Xavier Herbert has returned to that region made peculiarly his own in Capricornia, Northern Australia. Ranging over a period of some six years, the story is set during the late 1930s and early 1940s; but it is not so much a tale of this period as Herbert's analysis (and indictment) of the steps by which we came to the Australia of today
Capricornia : a novel by Xavier Herbert( Map )
1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Kawaisōna watakushi no kuni ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Interview with Xavier Herbert at Ross River Camp, 1984 by Xavier Herbert( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Herbert, Alfred Francis Xavier 1901-1984
Herbert, Alfred Xavier.
Herbert Alfred Xavier 1901-1984
Xavier Herbert australischer Schriftsteller und Naturforscher
Xavier Herbert écrivain australien
Xavier Herbert escritor australiano
Xavier Herbert romancier australian
Xavier Herbert romanschrijver uit Australië (1901-1984)
Герберт, Ксавье
Герберт, Ксавье австралийский романист
Ксав'є Герберт
แซเวียร์ เฮอร์เบิร์ต นักเขียนชาวออสเตรเลีย
ザビア・ハーバート
ハーバート, ザヴィア
Languages
English (333)
German (17)
Czech (6)
Japanese (4)
Swedish (3)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Italian (1)
Finnish (1)
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