Great-Aunt Fanny's Picnic single work   short story  
  • Author: Hal Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-hal
Issue Details: First known date: 1961 1961
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 82 no. 4271 23 December 1961 Z597227 1961 periodical issue 1961 pg. 40-44
  • Appears in:
    y Texas Quarterly vol. 5 no. 2 Summer Joseph Jones (editor), 1962 Z610592 1962 periodical issue 1962 pg. 132-141
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Stories Hal Porter , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1971 Z866397 1971 selected work short story satire North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1991 pg. 169-182
    Note: Dated 1961
  • Appears in:
    y Deep South : Stories from Tasmania Ralph Crane (editor), Danielle Wood (editor), Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012 Z1891264 2012 anthology short story (taught in 1 units) 'A wonderful collection of twenty-four short stories that celebrate the history, culture and creativity of Tasmania.

    Tasmania is another country—a lush, sometimes foreboding island with a people fiercely protective of its history, culture and creativity.

    This handsome collection, the first to bring together the finest stories about Tasmania, includes works by notable early Australian writers, such as Marcus Clarke and Tasma; internationally renowned practitioners, like Hal Porter, Carmel Bird and Nicholas Shakespeare; and a range of newer voices, from Danielle Wood and Rohan Wilson to Rachael Treasure. These twenty-four superb stories showcase the island's colonial past, its darkness and humour, the unique beauty and savagery of its landscape.

    Both a must-read for enthusiasts of Australian literature and a perfect gift for lovers of Tasmania, Deep South comes with a critical introduction from the editors and biographical sketches of the contributors.' (Source: Text Publishing website)
    Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012
    pg. 51-69
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