'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)
Rydalmere:Hodder and Stoughton,1991
yTales of the Austral TropicsErnest Favenc,
Cheryl M. Taylor
Sydney:University of New South Wales Press,1997Z16209381997selected work poetry Scholarly edition comprising nineteen stories from two selections of Favenc stories The Last of Six (1893) and Tales of the Austral Tropics (1894) and including explanatory notes, appendices on textual variations, biographical information and notes on Favenc's receptionSydney:University of New South Wales Press,1997
'Anthropologica Incognita comprises twenty classic short stories of wild men, monster apes, weird primates, and strange races. The works are: 'The Story of TsoqélEM,' 'Two Nights in Southern Mexico,' 'Hunting of the Soko,' 'Manmat'ha,' 'A Haunt of the Jinkarras,' 'From a Simian Point of View,' 'Dankwarra: the Isle of Fear,' 'The Depths of Kyamo,' 'No-Man's-Land,' 'The Harbour-Master,' 'Found by the Missing Link,' 'In the Lower Passage,' 'Beyond the Banyans,' 'Back There in the Grass,' 'The Ape-Man,' 'The Missing Link,' 'Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family,' 'Spirit Island,' 'The Horror-Horn,' and 'The Tale of the Abu Laheeb' (Amazon).
Darke County:Coachwhip Publications,2009
yAustralian Ghost StoriesJames Doig
Ware:Wordsworth Editions,2010Z16927362010anthology short story horror 'Murderous ghosts, horrific curses and monstrous beings haunt an unforgiving landscape into which travellers stray at their peril. Journey through the dark byways of Australia's Gothic past in the rare stories gathered in this memorable new collection. Work by acclaimed Australian writers such as Marcus Clarke, Henry Lawson and Edward Dyson appears alongside many lesser-known authors such as Beatrice Grimshaw, Mary Fortune and Ernest Favenc. Many of the stories collected here have never been reprinted since their first publication in 19th and early 20th century periodicals and showcase the richness and variety of the Australian ghost and horror story.
James Doig provides an authoritative introduction full of fresh insights into Australian Gothic fiction with detailed biographical notes on the authors represented' (cover).Ware:Wordsworth Editions,2010
yGhost Stories and MysteriesErnest Favenc,
Rockville:Borgo Press,2013Z19250982013selected work short story horror mystery 'This book collects thirty-one of Favenc's best stories, many published here for the first time since their original publication; and aims to showcase Favenc's talent as the most important Australian colonial writer of Gothic and supernatural fiction. The stories span the period 1875-1907, and demonstrate the richness and variety of his art, making this a major publishing event for enthusiasts of nineteenth-century crime and weird fiction' (back cover). Rockville:Borgo Press,2013