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The Australian short story before Lawson

Author: Cecil Hadgraft
Publisher: Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first anthology to present stories written before Henry Lawson's first volume in 1884, which has usually been considered the birth the Australian short story.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Australian short story before Lawson.
Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)571136679
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil Hadgraft
ISBN: 0195545826 9780195545821 0195547292 9780195547290
OCLC Number: 14516416
Description: 274 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
A dispersal --
The convict laundress / Mrs. Francis Vidal --
Retribution / Mrs. Charles Clacy --
The master and his man / John Lang --
Music a terror / John Lang --
Revenge or Jem Dalton / Horace Earle --
Mystery and murder / James Skipp Borlase --
The romance of Lively Creek / Marcus Clarke --
Human repetends / Marcus Clarke --
The premier's secret / Campbell McKellar --
Miss Pallavant / Rosa Praed --
Mr. and Mrs. Sin Fat / Edward Dyson --
The story of Wills' leap / R. Spencer Browne --
Chinese Ginnie / A.G. Hales --
An old-time episode in Tasmania / "Tasma" --
Miss Jackson / Francis Adams --
"Long forster" / Francis Adams --
How muster-master stoneman earned his breakfast / Price Warung --
The luckiest man in the colony / E.W. Hornung --
"Sojur Jim" / J.A. Barry --
Malchook's doom: a nicholson river story / Ernest Favenc.
Responsibility: edited by Cecil Hadgraft.

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