y The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour anthology   poetry   prose   short story   humour   satire  
Issue Details: First known date: 1988 1988
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Oxford University Press , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Adventures on a Winter's Night in Melbourne, 1841i"THRO' dismal vapours in the west", George Wright , 1857 single work poetry humour (p. 16-18)
Travels in Central Australia, Mungo Bark , 1988 single work short story satire (p. 19-21)
On a Fork of Byron'si"Like any other fork. - No mark you meet with", J. Brunton Stephens , 1885 single work poetry (p. 21-22)
Tomkins and Hanner Marieri"HANNER MARIER was handsome,", Richard 'Polly' Egan-Lee , 1988 single work poetry humour (p. 23-24)
The Author Haunted by His Own Creations, Marcus Clarke , 1884 single work short story humour
An author is confronted by a man demanding to be given a better job and accusing him of being unfair. The author is at first confused, then astounded when he recognises features of the man as belonging to one of his frequently used, though negatively stereotypical, characters. The author quickly understands what the man is objecting to when he becomes dangerously embroiled in one of his own plots and must write himself out of danger.
The Haunted Author The Haunted Author : His Own Experience Hunted Down
(p. 25-30)
The Lodes That Under-Liei"O, calm and clear the liar lies", 'Dryblower' , 1908 single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Moses According to Dixon (from Rigby's Romance), Joseph Furphy , 1905 extract humour (p. 33-38)
On the Speewaai"I AM shearing on the Speewaa, where the shearers never curse;", R.F.D. , 1894 single work poetry humour (p. 38)
A Snake Yarni""You talk of snakes," said Jack the Rat,", W. T. Goodge , 1899 single work poetry humour (p. 39)
From the Antiquei"THE academic life was new", Anonymous , 1894 single work poetry humour (p. 40-41)
The Pious Footballer, J. M. Davis , 1899 single work short story humour (p. 42-44)
`Bull's Wool' Has a Dream, Bull's Wool , 1988 single work short story satire (p. 45-46)
How They Did it, D. H. Souter , 1913 single work short story humour (p. 47-48)
Weary Willi"The strongest creature for his size", A. B. Paterson , 1983 single work poetry humour (p. 49-50)
Mulga Bill's Bicyclei"`TWAS Mulga Bill, from Eaglehawk, that caught the cycling craze", A. B. Paterson , 1896 single work poetry humour (p. 50)
A Big `Bust'i"`THE wildest bust I ever struck,' the lean old bushman said,", Edward Dyson , 1900 single work poetry humour (p. 51)
The Man Who Forgot, Henry Lawson , 1893 single work short story humour
A soft-hearted shearer is deceived by a cunning swagman.
(p. 52-55)
The Loaded Dog, Henry Lawson , 1899 single work short story humour
Dave and Andy create a bomb to blast fish out of the waterhole. However their dog picks the bomb up and begins a deadly, yet hilarious, game of 'fetch'.
(p. 56-61)
Dan Puts Down a Bore, 'Steele Rudd' , 1988 single work short story humour (p. 62-68)
The Auction Salei"WHAT price the politicians? Here you see", David McKee Wright , 1920 single work poetry humour (p. 69)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Hello Possums : Barry Humphries and Australian English Anne Pender , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , October vol. 16 no. 1 2007; (p. 1-3)
Sacred Cows and Exploding Maggies Andrew Peek , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Humorist , no. 1 1989; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Some of the Best Laughs From the Past Michael Jacobs , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 March 1989; (p. 11)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Testimony to the Oz Sense of Humour Sep Owen , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 22 April 1989; (p. 10)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Untitled Gerry Turcotte , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Thalia: Studies in Literary Humor , vol. 10 no. 2 1989; (p. 57-58)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Bookmarks Bob Millington , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 October 1988; (p. 13)

— Review of The Legends of Lennie Lower Lennie Lower 1988 selected work prose short story ; The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
More Pleasant Yawns than Hearty Guffaws W. S. Ramson , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 November 1988; (p. 34)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Those Who Milk Our Sacred Cows John Timlin , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 22-23 October 1988; (p. 9)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Bookmarks Bob Millington , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 October 1988; (p. 13)

— Review of The Legends of Lennie Lower Lennie Lower 1988 selected work prose short story ; The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
More Pleasant Yawns than Hearty Guffaws W. S. Ramson , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 November 1988; (p. 34)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Those Who Milk Our Sacred Cows John Timlin , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 22-23 October 1988; (p. 9)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Sacred Cows and Exploding Maggies Andrew Peek , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Humorist , no. 1 1989; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Some of the Best Laughs From the Past Michael Jacobs , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 March 1989; (p. 11)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Testimony to the Oz Sense of Humour Sep Owen , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 22 April 1989; (p. 10)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Untitled Gerry Turcotte , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Thalia: Studies in Literary Humor , vol. 10 no. 2 1989; (p. 57-58)

— Review of The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour 1988 anthology poetry prose short story
Hello Possums : Barry Humphries and Australian English Anne Pender , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , October vol. 16 no. 1 2007; (p. 1-3)
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