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Issue Details: First known date: 1949... 1949 Australian Heritage : A Prose Anthology
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Notes

  • Contains extracts of works chosen and introduced by C. B. Christesen.
  • 'This is a book for beginners, young or old, who wish to make their first steps towards understanding Australia and its people. I make no apology for my sins of omission or commission. Other compilers will find many rich lodes still to be mined.' - from the author's introduction.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Longmans, Green , 1949 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
An Ancient Continent, M. Barnard Eldershaw , single work prose non-fiction (p. 2-8)
The Spirit of the Place, D. H. Lawrence , extract novel (p. 11-19)
In the Timeless Land, Eleanor Dark , extract novel historical fiction (p. 21-39)
Landfall and Arrival, Watkin Tench , extract prose non-fiction (p. 39-46)
Macquarie's World, M. Barnard Eldershaw , extract prose non-fiction (p. 48-54)
Gold!, M. Barnard Eldershaw , extract novel historical fiction (p. 54-69)
The Squatters' Tracks, Stephen H Roberts , extract prose non-fiction (p. 69-77)
Pushing Back the Frontiers, Brian Penton , extract novel historical fiction (p. 78-96)
Polly's Wedding, Henry Handel Richardson , extract novel historical fiction (p. 98-109)
Bush Tragedy, Tom Collins , extract novel (p. 109-121)
The Mullet Shoal, Vance Palmer , extract novel (p. 121-131)
Tall Timber Country, Katharine Susannah Prichard , extract novel (p. 131-148)
The Big Wind, Jack McLaren , extract autobiography non-fiction (p. 148-158)
A Dog of the Sheep Country, Frank Dalby Davison , extract novel children's fiction (p. 159-175)
Coonardoo, Katharine Susannah Prichard , extract novel (p. 176-189)
Vision of a Community, Vance Palmer , extract novel (p. 190-210)
And Now, To-morrow?, M. Barnard Eldershaw , extract novel (p. 211-226)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Esther Levy , 1949 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 8 no. 2 1949; (p. 247-249)

— Review of Australian Heritage : A Prose Anthology 1949 anthology extract single work prose non-fiction novel children's fiction
Untitled Esther Levy , 1949 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 8 no. 2 1949; (p. 247-249)

— Review of Australian Heritage : A Prose Anthology 1949 anthology extract single work prose non-fiction novel children's fiction
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