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y The Ends of the Earth : Stories selected work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1916 1916
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Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Werner Laurie , 1916 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Scrap of Autobiography, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work autobiography (p. v-ix)
The Doctor's Drive, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 1-10)
The Ways of God, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 11-24)
When the Colt Jammed, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 25-33)
The First Australian Love Story, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 35-47)
The Humbling of Sergeant Mahone, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 49-60)
The Cost of the Boat, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 61-74)
Peter Addie and the Ju-Ju, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 75-89)
For Old Sake's Sake, Mary Gaunt , 1902 single work short story A Dilemma (p. 91-98)
Note: With title: A Dilemma
Sweetbriar in the Desert, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 99-111)
Roger Blake, Scallawag, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 113-135)
The Dire Peril of Sergeant Sells, Mary Gaunt , 1900 single work short story (p. 137-150)
A Good Samaritan, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 151-157)
The Mate's Salvage, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 159-176)
The Woman Who Did Not Care, Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 177-207)
The Lost White Woman : A Pioneer's Yarn, Mary Gaunt , 1897 single work short story Vermisst (p. 209-217)
Note: With title: The Lost White Woman.
"North of 53", Mary Gaunt , 1916 single work short story (p. 219-237)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
First published in The Sphere (date unknown).

Works about this Work

Mary Gaunt and the Modern Waning of Affect Elizabeth McMahon , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 1 2012;
'Prolific author and inveterate traveller Mary Gaunt (1865-1942) embodied and enacted her ideal of the enterprising white colonial woman in her three texts on Jamaica, including two works of non-fiction: a history titled Where the Twain Meet (1920); a travel book titled In Jamaica: Reflections (1932), and one historical novel titled Harmony (1933). The white colonial subject she celebrates is, in her view, best equipped to exploit the unrealised potential of Jamaica because of her particular mobility through the metropole and across the dominions of empire. This mobility also situates the colonial in time as a resolutely modern subject, one who is not locked in the past but attuned to the present and the future.

This paper argues, however, that the colonial's seeming capacity to align the spaces and times of modernity is arrested in Gaunt's writing by her performance of disregulated affect and a failure of sympathy. Her writing explicitly constructs a writing subject caught between the conventions of literary transport and the actual transport of her travels in ways that position her as too close to, or too distant from, people and place. This paper will first identify a range of these misalignments in Gaunt's work and then consider them as indicative of a dilemma at the heart of modern fiction, and of the reading subject of modernity more generally.' (Author's abstract)
Untitled 1916 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 March vol. 37 no. 1881 1916; (p. 2)

— Review of The Ends of the Earth : Stories Mary Gaunt 1916 selected work short story
Untitled 1916 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 March vol. 37 no. 1881 1916; (p. 2)

— Review of The Ends of the Earth : Stories Mary Gaunt 1916 selected work short story
Mary Gaunt and the Modern Waning of Affect Elizabeth McMahon , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 1 2012;
'Prolific author and inveterate traveller Mary Gaunt (1865-1942) embodied and enacted her ideal of the enterprising white colonial woman in her three texts on Jamaica, including two works of non-fiction: a history titled Where the Twain Meet (1920); a travel book titled In Jamaica: Reflections (1932), and one historical novel titled Harmony (1933). The white colonial subject she celebrates is, in her view, best equipped to exploit the unrealised potential of Jamaica because of her particular mobility through the metropole and across the dominions of empire. This mobility also situates the colonial in time as a resolutely modern subject, one who is not locked in the past but attuned to the present and the future.

This paper argues, however, that the colonial's seeming capacity to align the spaces and times of modernity is arrested in Gaunt's writing by her performance of disregulated affect and a failure of sympathy. Her writing explicitly constructs a writing subject caught between the conventions of literary transport and the actual transport of her travels in ways that position her as too close to, or too distant from, people and place. This paper will first identify a range of these misalignments in Gaunt's work and then consider them as indicative of a dilemma at the heart of modern fiction, and of the reading subject of modernity more generally.' (Author's abstract)
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