y Cerita Dari Australia selected work   short story  
Alternative title: Stories from Australia
Issue Details: First known date: 1974... 1974 Cerita Dari Australia
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* Contents derived from the Kuala Lumpur,
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Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka , 1974 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Drover's Wife, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story

First appearing in The Bulletin in 1892, Henry Lawson's short story 'The Drovers Wife' is today regarded as a seminal work in the Australian literary tradition. Noted for it's depiction of the bush as harsh, potentially threatening and both isolated and isolating, the story opens with a simple enough premise: an aggressive--and presumably deadly--snake disrupts the working life of a bushwoman and her young children. Brave but cautious, the woman resolves to protect her children since her husband is, characteristically, away from home and of no help. 

As time passes within the story, tension builds, and the snake's symbolic threat takes on layers of meaning as the sleepless heroine recalls previous challenges she faced while her husband was away. A series of flashbacks and recollections propel the story through the single night over which it takes place, and by the time the climax arrives--the confrontation with the snake--readers have learned much about the heroine's strengths and fears, most of the latter involving the loss of children and dark figures who encroach upon her small, vulnerable homestead. To be sure, this "darkness" is highly symbolic, and Lawson's use of imagery invokes Western notions of good and evil as well as gendered and racial stereotypes. 

Isteri Gembala
(p. 4-31)
Note: Parallel text: English and Malaysian.
The Young Bull, Frank Dalby Davison , 1974 single work extract novel (p. 32-50)
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Translated title : Lembu Jantan Muda

Translator: Shamsuddin Jaafar

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

Michaelos is a Miser, Xavier Herbert , 1961 single work short story
The Greek community of Darwin believe that Alexis has inherited a large sum of money. Alexis allows them to believe it so that he can find men willing to marry his unpleasant daughters.
(p. 54-86)
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Translated title : IMichaelos Si Tangkai Jering

Translated by Ismail Ahmad

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

Wild Red Horses, Alan Marshall , 1945 single work short story (p. 90-147)
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Translated title : Kuda Liar Merah

Translated by Dahlan A. Wahab

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

The Battle of Flowers, John Morrison , 1956 single work short story (p. 150-232)
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Translated title : Sengketa Bunga

Translated by Zakaria M.Z.

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

The Hard-Working Ghost, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story (p. 236-251)
Note:

Translated title : Hantu Rajin

Translated by Ismail Ahmad

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

The Batting Wizard from the City, Dal Stivens , 1950 single work short story humour (p. 254-276)
Note:

Translated title : Pemain Kriket Ajaib dari Kota

Translated by M. Hashmy

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

Apples and Pears, David Campbell , 1954 single work short story (p. 280-301)
Note:

Translated title : Epal dan Pir

Translated by Abdul Jalil Abdul Rahman

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

Bush Boy, Poor Boy, James Aldridge , 1960 single work short story (p. 304-351)
Note:

Translated title : Budak Pedalaman yang Miskin

Translated by H.M. Noor

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

Dugong Coming!, Kath Walker , 1972 single work life story (p. 354361)
Note:

Translated title : Badak Laut

Translated by Atma Sari

Parallel text : English and Malaysian

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