An Old Time Episode in Tasmania single work   short story   historical fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 1890-1891 1890-1891
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Coo-ee : Tales of Australian Life by Australian Ladies Mrs Patchett Martin (editor), Nottingham : Boots Ltd. , 1890-1920 Z571685 1890-1920 anthology short story London : Richard Edward King , 1891 pg. 9-30
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    y The Australian Short Story Before Lawson Cecil Hadgraft (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 Z397319 1986 anthology short story Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 pg. 208-220
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    y The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing Dale Spender (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1988 Z438138 1988 anthology drama extract short story Ringwood : Penguin , 1988 pg. 291-305
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    y The Macmillan Anthology of Australian Literature Ken L. Goodwin (editor), Alan Lawson (editor), South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990 Z535337 1990 anthology criticism correspondence extract poetry drama biography short story prose humour satire travel South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990 pg. 149-158
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    y The Penguin Book of 19th Century Australian Literature Michael Ackland (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 Z203182 1993 anthology short story poetry extract prose criticism biography humour satire crime Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 pg. 130-142
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    y A Sydney Sovereign Tasma , Michael Ackland (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1993 Z956336 1993 selected work short story Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1993 pg. 127-142
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    y Deep South : Stories from Tasmania Ralph Crane (editor), Danielle Wood (editor), Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012 Z1891264 2012 anthology short story (taught in 1 units) 'A wonderful collection of twenty-four short stories that celebrate the history, culture and creativity of Tasmania.

    Tasmania is another country—a lush, sometimes foreboding island with a people fiercely protective of its history, culture and creativity.

    This handsome collection, the first to bring together the finest stories about Tasmania, includes works by notable early Australian writers, such as Marcus Clarke and Tasma; internationally renowned practitioners, like Hal Porter, Carmel Bird and Nicholas Shakespeare; and a range of newer voices, from Danielle Wood and Rohan Wilson to Rachael Treasure. These twenty-four superb stories showcase the island's colonial past, its darkness and humour, the unique beauty and savagery of its landscape.

    Both a must-read for enthusiasts of Australian literature and a perfect gift for lovers of Tasmania, Deep South comes with a critical introduction from the editors and biographical sketches of the contributors.' (Source: Text Publishing website)
    Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012
    pg. 133-152
Last amended 7 Feb 2013
  • 1800-1899
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