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y Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas anthology   correspondence   diary   extract  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'During the 1800s, thousands of people travelled from England and Europe to the new lands of the Antipodes. The voyage was a period of transition, a time of unaccustomed leisure and reflection. It produced a mass of sea-diaries and letters - we could call them Victorian blogs. Much of this writing is extraordinary: the authors, even those with little education, revealing a gift for narrative, observation and indeed entertainment. They write of birth, death, shipwreck, flirtation and secret adoration. Lucy Sussex has collected these voices in Saltwater in the Ink.' (From the publisher.)

Notes

  • Comprises extracts from diaries and correspondence written by people emigrating from England and Scotland to Australia.
  • Dedication:
    For Philip Scott
    And the travellers on the sea, including:
    John Toward Harrison, Susan(nah) Shackcloth Harrison, Alexander Fyfe, Jane Nicholson Bailiff, Alfred Roscoe Wilson, Thomas Sussex and Mina Werner.
  • Epigraph: I have seen his pen gang as fast ower the paper, as ever it did ower the water when it was in the grey goose's wing. - Sir Walter Scot, The Heart of Midlothian.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Arcadia , 2010 .
      8807779498595125488.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: xvi, 213p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-213).
      ISBN: 9781921509698

Works about this Work

What Is a Gentleman to Do? Grace Karskens , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , February vol. 6 no. 1 2011; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
Untitled Loula Rodopoulos , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , May vol. 3 no. 2 2011;

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
Off the Shelf : History Dianne Dempsey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 October 2010; (p. 28)

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
Sea Blogs from the Days of Sail Robert Willson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 December 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 December 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of From This Side of Things Brian Cadd 2010 single work autobiography ; Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
Off the Shelf : History Dianne Dempsey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 October 2010; (p. 28)

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
Sea Blogs from the Days of Sail Robert Willson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 December 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 December 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of From This Side of Things Brian Cadd 2010 single work autobiography ; Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
What Is a Gentleman to Do? Grace Karskens , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , February vol. 6 no. 1 2011; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
Untitled Loula Rodopoulos , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , May vol. 3 no. 2 2011;

— Review of Saltwater in the Ink : Voices from the Australian Seas 2010 anthology correspondence diary extract
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