The Obstinacy of Mrs Tatton single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1895 1895
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The Islander wife of a ship's captain refuses to let a male doctor attend to her after the birth of her baby.

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Reprinted in the Eagle, 9 November 1895, pp. 6-7.
  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 16 no. 806 27 July 1895 Z633692 1895 periodical issue 1895 pg. 23-24
  • Appears in:
    y Pacific Tales Louis Becke , London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1897 Z328199 1897 selected work short story London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1897 pg. 267 - 277
  • Appears in:
    y South Sea Supercargo Louis Becke , A. Grove Day (editor), Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 Z539022 1967 selected work short story A collection of stories, some of which feature Becke's alter ego, Tom Denison. Others are apparently based on his one-time employer in Apia, Mrs Mary Macfarlane, and the blackbirder 'Bully' Hayes, as well as other characters he encountered in his Pacific wanderings. The stories draw heavily on Becke's own experiences and certainly have autobiographical components but they are not, as Professor Day's introduction implies, autobiographical in the strictest sense of the word. Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 pg. 19 - 25
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