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Alternative title: Stream System : The Collected Short Fiction of Gerald Murnane
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Collected Short Fiction
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'This volume brings together Gerald Murnane’s shorter works of fiction, most of which have been out of print for the past twenty five years. They include such masterpieces as ‘When the Mice Failed to Arrive’, ‘Stream System’, ‘First Love’, ‘Emerald Blue’, and ‘The Interior of Gaaldine’, a story which holds the key to the long break in Murnane’s career, and points the way towards his later works, from Barley Patch to Border Districts. Much is made of Murnane’s distinctive and elaborate style as a writer, but there is no one to match him in his sensitive portraits of family members – parents, uncles and aunts, and particularly children – and in his probing of situations which contain anxiety and embarrassment, shame or delight.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Artarmon, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Giramondo Publishing , 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
When the Mice Failed to Arrive, Gerald Murnane , 1990 single work short story
Stream System, Gerald Murnane , 1990 single work short story
Land Deal, Gerald Murnane , 1978 single work short story
The Only Adam, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story
Stone Quarry, Gerald Murnane , 1986 single work short story
Precious Bane, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story
Cotters Come No More, Gerald Murnane , 1987 single work short story
There Were Some Countries, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story
Finger-Web, Gerald Murnane , 1989 single work short story
First Love, Gerald Murnane , 1989 single work short story
Velvet Waters, Gerald Murnane , 1990 single work short story
The White Cattle of Uppington, Gerald Murnane , 1995 single work short story
In Far Fields, Gerald Murnane , 1995 single work short story
Pink Lining, Gerald Murnane , 1992 single work short story
Boy Blue, Gerald Murnane , 1993 single work short story
Emerald Blue, Gerald Murnane , 1995 single work novella
The Interior of Gaaldine, Gerald Murnane , 1995 single work short story
Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs, Gerald Murnane , 2005 single work autobiography
As It Were a Letter, Gerald Murnane , 2001 single work short story
The Boy's Name Was David, Gerald Murnane , 2002 single work short story

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Artarmon, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Giramondo Publishing , 2018 .
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      Extent: 512p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published April 2018.

      ISBN: 9781925336641, 9781925336719, 9781925336726
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Farrar Straus and Giroux ,
      2018 .
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      Alternative title: Stream System : The Collected Short Fiction of Gerald Murnane
      Extent: 548p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 3 April 2018

      ISBN: 9780374126001

Works about this Work

Most Books Are Crap Mark Binelli , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The New York Times Magazine , 27 March 2018; (p. MM42)

'With the publication of two new books, Gerald Murnane might finally find an American audience.' 

Gerald Murnane : One of Australia's Greatest Writers You May Never Have Heard of Emmett Stinson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 5 April 2018;

'The New York Times calls him one of the best English-language writers alive. So why isn’t he a household name?' 

Gerald Murnane : One of Australia's Greatest Writers You May Never Have Heard of Emmett Stinson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 5 April 2018;

'The New York Times calls him one of the best English-language writers alive. So why isn’t he a household name?' 

Most Books Are Crap Mark Binelli , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The New York Times Magazine , 27 March 2018; (p. MM42)

'With the publication of two new books, Gerald Murnane might finally find an American audience.' 

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