The Fragrant Art of Hannah Allport single work   short story   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1926 1926
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  • Author's note: An interview with the author of those gems of the domestic genre, Songs from the Mangle and While the Bath Water Boils. (appears under title)
  • A parody providing pseudo-biographical details about a fictional poet, Hannah Allport. Written in the style of an interview which takes place at the home of Mrs Allport, the text includes 'extracts' of nonsensical poetry.
  • Variant spelling of character's name: 'Allport' appears consistently throughout body of story and has also been listed in title on contents page. However, 'Alport' appears in title/running title on pages 16 and 78.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Home vol. 7 no. 8 2 August Phil McLachlan (illustrator), 1926 Z1636190 1926 periodical issue 1926 pg. 16, 78
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