A Haunt of the Jinkarras : A Fearsome Story of Central Australia single work   short story   adventure   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 1890 1890
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  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 11 no. 529 5 April 1890 Z608995 1890 periodical issue 1890 pg. 8
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    y The Last of Six : Tales of the Austral Tropics Ernest Favenc , Sydney : Bulletin , 1893 Z483781 1893 selected work short story crime adventure science fiction Sydney : Bulletin , 1893 pg. 19-28
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    y Tales of the Austral Tropics Ernest Favenc , London : Osgood, McIlvaine , 1894 Z1620911 1894 selected work short story London : Osgood, McIlvaine , 1894 pg. 37-55
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    y North of the Ten Commandments : A Collection of Northern Territory Literature David Headon (editor), Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991 Z54431 1991 anthology poetry short story prose correspondence extract

    '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
    pg. 230-234
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    y Tales of the Austral Tropics Ernest Favenc , Cheryl M. Taylor (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 1997 Z1620938 1997 selected 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 reception Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 1997 pg. 7-14
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    y The Anthology of Colonial Australian Gothic Fiction Ken Gelder (editor), Rachael Weaver (editor), Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 2007 Z1415120 2007 anthology short story extract horror mystery science fiction historical fiction children's (taught in 7 units) Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 2007 pg. 105-112
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    y Australian Gothic : An Anthology of Australian Supernatural Fiction, 1867-1939 James Doig (editor), Mandurah : Equilibrium Books , 2007 Z1456749 2007 anthology short story horror 'Australia has a long tradition of horror writing, stretching back to colonial times. The stories in this anthology are intended to showcase the richness and variety of Australian weird tales in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, from a variety of authors, including Mary Fortune, Lionel Sparrow and Marcus Clarke, to name a few. James Doig has unearthed a rare and compelling collection of Australian horror classics that have remained largely undisturbed in the pages of old books and periodicals' (www.equilibriumbooks.com, sighted 04/01/2008).

    Mandurah : Equilibrium Books , 2007
    pg. 114-122
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    y Anthropologica Incognita : Wild Men, Strange Apes, and Enigmatic Races in Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy Chad Arment (editor), Darke County : Coachwhip Publications , 2009 Z1925612 2009 anthology short story fantasy science fiction horror

    '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
    pg. 69-76
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    y Australian Ghost Stories James Doig (editor), Ware : Wordsworth Editions , 2010 Z1692736 2010 anthology 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
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    y Ghost Stories and Mysteries Ernest Favenc , James Doig (editor), Rockville : Borgo Press , 2013 Z1925098 2013 selected 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
    pg. 88-96
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