y Me an' th' Son single work   novel   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1924 1924
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Richard Fotheringham suggests this work contained autobiographical content. In Search of Steele Rudd (pp. 152-153) states that 'Eric [Davis] had no doubt that this was a semi-autobiographical account of his father and himself in the dark years of 1921-1924'.

Notes

  • The 'Me an' th' Son' stories appeared in the Brisbane Courier between 17 February 1923 and 10 December 1923. The Bookstall edition contains 24 chapters which are slightly re-ordered from their sequence in the Courier and include an additional 'story' i.e. Chapter 12 which is not known to have been previously published. The serialisation of stories which appears in the Brisbane Courier also includes an additional three stories are not included in the Bookstall edition.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y A City Selection 'Steele Rudd' , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1984 Z1382241 1984 selected work short story novel Omnibus edition of seven Rudd works. Illustrations of the original New South Wales Bookstall publications are reproduced. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1984 pg. 101-218

Works about this Work

Queensland Authors and Artists' Association [Meeting Report] 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 13 September vol. 9 no. 9 1937; (p. 143-144)
Report of the meeting of 21 July "devoted to an appreciation of the work of Steele Rudd". Also very brief notes on the meeting of 18 August where McKinney's Crucible was reviewed in his presence.
Untitled 1924 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 November vol. 45 no. 2337 1924; (p. 3)

— Review of Me an' th' Son 'Steele Rudd' 1924 single work novel
Untitled 1924 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 November vol. 45 no. 2337 1924; (p. 3)

— Review of Me an' th' Son 'Steele Rudd' 1924 single work novel
Queensland Authors and Artists' Association [Meeting Report] 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 13 September vol. 9 no. 9 1937; (p. 143-144)
Report of the meeting of 21 July "devoted to an appreciation of the work of Steele Rudd". Also very brief notes on the meeting of 18 August where McKinney's Crucible was reviewed in his presence.
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