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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Yarning About Yarning : The Buln-Buln and the Brolga and the Rhetoric of Such is Life
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Zeller looks at the narrative form of the yarn as it is employed by Joseph Furphy in Such is Life and The Buln-Buln and the Brolga. Zeller argues that Furphy had an ideal reader in mind for the narratives, someone who was both "uncivilized and well-read". This ideal reader will be entertained and enlightened by the narrative, yet able to recognise Tom Collins' mistakes and hyperbole.

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes vol. 2 no. 1 Spring 1988 Z593485 1988 periodical issue 1988 pg. 44-48
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