y Australian Tales selected work   short story  
Alternative title: Australian Tales of the Bush
Issue Details: First known date: 1890 1890
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* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Marian Clarke , 1890 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Biography, Hamilton Mackinnon , 1890 single work biography
* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Marian Clarke , 1896 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Australian Scenery, Marcus Clarke , 1884 extract criticism biography
The narrator, in describing the Australian landscape, compares it to those of Europe, Asia, America, Africa and the Pacific and declares that 'In Australia alone is to be found the Grotesque, the Weird, the strange scribblings of Nature learning how to write'.
Learning "Colonial Experience", Marcus Clarke , 1890-1896 single work short story
Pretty Dick, Marcus Clarke , 1869 single work short story
Story of the seven-year-old shepherd's son who gets lost in the bush and dies.
Poor Joe [Jo], Marcus Clarke , 1871 single work short story
Gentleman George's Bride, Marcus Clarke , 1890-1896 single work short story
Bullocktown : Glenorchy, Marcus Clarke , 1884 single work short story humour
A small and isolated country town without a resident preacher sees a succession of itinerant preachers, some of dubious credentials, lecturing at the pub.
An Up-Country Township Bullocktown
Grumbler's Gully, Marcus Clarke , 1890-1896 single work short story
Romance of Bullocktown, Marcus Clarke , 1890-1896 single work short story
How the Circus Came to Bullocktown, Marcus Clarke , 1890-1896 single work short story humour
The Romance of Lively Creek, Marcus Clarke , 1877 single work short story
King Billy's Troubles : Or Government Red-Tapeism, Marcus Clarke , 1871 single work short story King Billy's Breeches King Billy's Breeches : A Romance of the Civil Service
Holiday Peak, Marcus Clarke , 1873 single work short story adventure
'Horace' in the Bush, Marcus Clarke , 1871 single work short story A Night with Horace
Squatters of the Past and Present : 'Arcades Ambo.', Marcus Clarke , 1870 single work short story
The narrator muses on the different characters that constitute the Australian squatter. He takes as an example his friends, old Robin Ruff of the Murrumbidgee, and young Dudley Smooth of Murriowooloomoolooneriangtrotolong Station, and compares their distinctly different approaches to running their businesses.
Note: With title: Squatters Past and Present
The Future Australian Race, Marcus Clarke , 1877 single work short story satire
The narrator declares that 'The quality of a race of beings is determined by two things: food and climate'. In musing on what the future Australian race will be like, the narrator looks to the past and the present as indicators of the likely progression that will eventuate.
Biography, Hamilton Mackinnon , 1890 single work biography

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Short Notice 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 26 June vol. 54 no. 1429 1897; (p. 43)

— Review of Australian Tales Marcus Clarke 1890 selected work short story
Short Notice 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 26 June vol. 54 no. 1429 1897; (p. 43)

— Review of Australian Tales Marcus Clarke 1890 selected work short story
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