y 'Wirragoona' : Tales of Australian Station Life selected work   short story  
'Wirragoona' : Tales of Australian Station Life Issue Details: First known date: 1928... 1928
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Notes

  • Stories previously published in the Melbourne Leader under the pseudonym 'Coolibah'.
  • Author note: The tales were written in the form of "contés", or continuous short stories, the interest being sustained by the continuity of the principle characters.
  • Dedication: To Betty

Affiliation Notes

  • Affiliated with the ASIA dataset as station hands in the stories include a Chinese cook.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Tytherleigh Press , 1928 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Mulga Baby, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 11-27)
How Ah Goon came to Wirragoona, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 29-46)
Friendly Rivals: Or, The Wirragoona Housekeeper, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 47-71)
The Burning of the Wirragoona Shed, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 73-84)
The Wirragoona Opal Rush, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 85-101)
The Boning of Friday, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 103-118)
The Luck of Old Punch, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 119-132)
The Strike-Breaker, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 133-144)
Legal Tender : A Wirragoona Episode, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 145-156)
Jimmy-Jimmy's Devotion, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 157-171)
"Squib" : A Wirragoona Dog Story, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 173-184)
"Giant" Bill : A Wirragoona Mystery, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 185-216)
Brenda : A Romance of Wirragoona, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 217-243)
Webb's Masterpiece, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 245-260)
Black Bob : A Tragedy of Wirragoona, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 261-283)
Mulga Billy, Rainmaker, Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 single work short story (p. 285-293)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Australian Writers to the Fore 1929 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 18 March vol. 1 no. 4 1929; (p. 120-121)

— Review of Ultima Thule : Being the Third Part of the Chronicle of The Fortunes of Richard Mahony Henry Handel Richardson 1929 single work novel ; Max Flambard : A Novel John Dalley 1928 single work novel ; 'Wirragoona' : Tales of Australian Station Life Charles Emerson Robertshaw 1928 selected work short story ; Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin 1928 single work novel ; This Love Business : a novel John Fearn 1929 single work novel
Australian Writers to the Fore 1929 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 18 March vol. 1 no. 4 1929; (p. 120-121)

— Review of Ultima Thule : Being the Third Part of the Chronicle of The Fortunes of Richard Mahony Henry Handel Richardson 1929 single work novel ; Max Flambard : A Novel John Dalley 1928 single work novel ; 'Wirragoona' : Tales of Australian Station Life Charles Emerson Robertshaw 1928 selected work short story ; Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin 1928 single work novel ; This Love Business : a novel John Fearn 1929 single work novel
Last amended 8 Jun 2007 15:01:38
Subjects:
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
  • Bourke - Brewarrina area, Far West NSW, New South Wales,
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