Issue Details: First known date: 1974 1974
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1974 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Bush Undertaker, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story
An old shepherd discovers his mate, Brummy, dead and mummified in the bush. Saddened, he feels compelled to bury him.
(p. 1-8)
The Drover's Wife, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story Die Frau des Viehtreibers (p. 9-16)
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. 17-23)
Telling Mrs Baker, Henry Lawson , 1902 single work short story
Two drovers, Andy and Jack, watch their boss drink himself to death. They lie to his wife about the cause of his death to spare her unnecessary pain.
(p. 24-37)
Brighten's Sister-in-Law, Henry Lawson , 1900 single work short story (p. 38-59)
Untitled, John Barnes , 1974 single work biography
A short biographical account.
(p. 63)
Home, Vance Palmer , 1934 single work short story (p. 65-84)
What is Love?, Vance Palmer , 1974 single work short story (p. 85-99)
The Foal, Vance Palmer , 1946 single work short story (p. 100-106)
Josie, Vance Palmer , 1941 single work short story (p. 107-110)
Mathieson's Wife, Vance Palmer , 1949 single work short story (p. 111-127)
Everleigh's Accent, Hal Porter , 1956 single work short story (p. 133-141)
Country Town, Hal Porter , 1959 single work short story (p. 142-157)
First Love, Hal Porter , 1962 single work short story (p. 158-169)
They're Funny People, Hal Porter , 1970 single work short story (p. 170-187)
A Glass of Tea, Patrick White , 1964 single work short story (p. 193-214)
Dead Roses, Patrick White , 1964 single work short story (p. 215-275)
The Red-Backed Spiders, Peter Cowan , 1952 single work short story (p. 281-288)
The Island, Peter Cowan , 1962 single work short story (p. 289-312)
The Tractor, Peter Cowan , 1964 single work short story (p. 313-327)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Substantial introduction with notes on each author.

Works about this Work

Collections of Old Favourites A. R. Chisholm , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 June 1974; (p. 13)

— Review of An Australian Selection : Short Stories By Lawson, Palmer, Porter, White and Cowan 1974 anthology short story
G. B. S. With Chutney Shirley Despoja , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 June 1974; (p. 20)

— Review of An Australian Selection : Short Stories By Lawson, Palmer, Porter, White and Cowan 1974 anthology short story
Australian Folk Heroes Judah Waten , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 May 1974; (p. 15)

— Review of An Australian Selection : Short Stories By Lawson, Palmer, Porter, White and Cowan 1974 anthology short story
Collections of Old Favourites A. R. Chisholm , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 June 1974; (p. 13)

— Review of An Australian Selection : Short Stories By Lawson, Palmer, Porter, White and Cowan 1974 anthology short story
G. B. S. With Chutney Shirley Despoja , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 June 1974; (p. 20)

— Review of An Australian Selection : Short Stories By Lawson, Palmer, Porter, White and Cowan 1974 anthology short story
Australian Folk Heroes Judah Waten , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 May 1974; (p. 15)

— Review of An Australian Selection : Short Stories By Lawson, Palmer, Porter, White and Cowan 1974 anthology short story
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