Issue Details: First known date: 1991-1992 1991-1992
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Comprises all nine booklets in Bill Bowyang's Australian Bush Recitations series published between 1933 and 1940, together with a comprehensive critical, biographical and bibliographical introduction.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Ascot Vale, Essendon area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Red Rooster Press , 1991-1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
On the Track with 'Bill Bowyang', Hugh Anderson , 1991 single work criticism biography (p. xi-xxiv)
Old Bush Recitations, 'Bill Bowyang' , 1932 anthology poetry (p. 1-32)
Australian Bush Recitations, 'Bill Bowyang' , 1935-1937 anthology poetry
Described as a 'third edition', this anthology in Bowyang's series has contents that differ from previous 'editions'.
(p. 33-69)
Marion Leei"To 'The Wanderer's Rest,' at the foot of the Rise,", Bernard L'Espinasse , 1893 single work poetry (p. 35-36) Section: Volume 1
Sullivan's Swagi"A slumbrous spot is Dead Snake Creek, a two-pub town in the West,", 1991-1992 single work poetry (p. 37-38) Section: Volume 1
The 'Busted Oven's' Duffi"We met the 'Busted Oven,' cook of some renown,", Basalt Boulder , 1923 single work poetry (p. 38-40) Section: Volume 1
The Old Bark Huti"In an old bark hut on the mountainside", 1930 single work poetry (p. 40-44) Section: Volume 1
The Men Who Blazed the Tracki"Railway trains are swiftly running where the myall used to roam;", T. Bergin , 1924 single work poetry (p. 44-45) Section: Volume 1
A Drover's Dream Realisedi"With the saddle for my pillow, and the dewy grass my bed,", Johnny Pintpot , 1901 single work poetry (p. 45-47) Section: Volume 1
The Bushman's Farewelli"Queensland, thou art a land of pests,", 1924 single work poetry (p. 47-48) Section: Volume 1
The Face on the Barroom Floori"'Twas a balmy summer evening and a goodly crowd were there", 1926 single work poetry (p. 48-50) Section: Volume 1
How a Roughrider Diedi"'Open wide the shutters, Harry, let me feel the evening breeze,", 1930 single work poetry (p. 50-51) Section: Volume 1
The Little Worn-Out Ponyi"There's a little worn-out pony this side of Hogan's shack", 1987 single work poetry (p. 51-52) Section: Volume 1
How Paddy Crowley Diedi"On the Western Downs, far from the towns,", T. Bergin , 1925 single work poetry (p. 53-54) Section: Volume 1
The Stockman's Talei"The stockman's evening meal was over, the damper stowed away,", 1926 single work poetry (p. 55-56) Section: Volume 1
The Man From Swamp-A-Loti"It was the man from Swampalot that came to Charters Towers,", Scotty the Wrinkler , 1928 single work poetry (p. 57-58) Section: Volume 1
Carrotty Katei"It was at a back track shanty where I was on the spree,", 1923 single work poetry (p. 58-59) Section: Volume 1
The Broken Down Droveri"He wore a dirty jumper the day when first we met;", 1923 single work poetry (p. 59) Section: Volume 1
The Old Camp Oveni"The old camp oven that stands in the shade,", Will Carter , 1905 single work poetry (p. 60) Section: Volume 1
The Tipsteri"The tipster stood on the dusty flat,", 1932-1933 single work poetry (p. 61-62) Section: Volume 1

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ascot Vale, Essendon area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Red Rooster Press , 1991-1992 .
      Extent: 6vp.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Limited edition of 400 copies.
      • Includes index of titles and first lines.
      ISBN: 0908247281 (set)

Works about this Work

The Lost Child: The Australian Contribution to a Traditional Archetype Barbara Poston-Anderson , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Fantastic Self : Essays on the Subject of the Self 1999; (p. 111-119)
Bill Bowyang Russel Ward , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 126 1992; (p. 92-93)

— Review of On the Track with Bill Bowyang : With Australian Bush Recitations Hugh Anderson 1991-1992 anthology poetry
On the Track with 'Bill Bowyang' Hugh Anderson , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: On the Track with Bill Bowyang : With Australian Bush Recitations 1991-1992; (p. xi-xxiv) Australian Folklore , September no. 6 1991; (p. 3-28)
y Who Wrote the Ballads? : Notes on Australian Folksong J. S. Manifold , Sydney : Australasian Book Society , 1964 Z15058 1964 single work criticism A thorough assessment of the history of balladry in Australia. Its focus ranges from the 1820s to the 1950s and includes references to many famous and infamous songs.
The Ballad-Hunters J. S. Manifold , 1964 single work criticism
— Appears in: Who Wrote the Ballads? : Notes on Australian Folksong 1964; (p. 141-152)
Bill Bowyang Russel Ward , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 126 1992; (p. 92-93)

— Review of On the Track with Bill Bowyang : With Australian Bush Recitations Hugh Anderson 1991-1992 anthology poetry
On the Track with 'Bill Bowyang' Hugh Anderson , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: On the Track with Bill Bowyang : With Australian Bush Recitations 1991-1992; (p. xi-xxiv) Australian Folklore , September no. 6 1991; (p. 3-28)
y Who Wrote the Ballads? : Notes on Australian Folksong J. S. Manifold , Sydney : Australasian Book Society , 1964 Z15058 1964 single work criticism A thorough assessment of the history of balladry in Australia. Its focus ranges from the 1820s to the 1950s and includes references to many famous and infamous songs.
The Lost Child: The Australian Contribution to a Traditional Archetype Barbara Poston-Anderson , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Fantastic Self : Essays on the Subject of the Self 1999; (p. 111-119)
The Ballad-Hunters J. S. Manifold , 1964 single work criticism
— Appears in: Who Wrote the Ballads? : Notes on Australian Folksong 1964; (p. 141-152)
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