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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life
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"In this collection Chris Wallace-Crabbe brings together 270 tales of Australian literary life from penal times to the present day. Arranged chronologically, the volume opens with some of the great colonial characters, such as James Hardy Vaux (who managed to be transported to Australia three times) and William Wentworth, proponent of the 'bunyip aristocracy'. Along the way we meet the leading figures in Australian letters, including Adam Lindsay Gordon, Christopher Brennan, Henry Lawson, A.D. Hope, Hal Porter, Patrick White, Ruth Park, Manning Clark, Gwen Harwood, Frank Hardy, Barry Humphries, Elizabeth Jolley, Frank Moorhouse, and Les Murray. All the great literary brouhahas - such as the Demidenko and Ern Malley affairs - are discussed" (- book jacket).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Oxford University Press , 1998 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Blythei"`Kind sir, I have received your letter,", George Wallace Crabbe , 1908 single work poetry (p. 34-35)
[Remember a Poem, 'The Sentry']i"Remember a poem, `The Sentry'? --", Gwen Harwood , 1998 single work poetry (p. 198)
Martial : XI xxxivi"John Forbes rents a decrepit flat", Laurie Duggan , 1986 single work poetry (p. 275)

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Notes:
Verse indexed separately. Other contents not indexed individually

Works about this Work

Short but Sweet : The Pithy Genre of the Literary Anecdote Hugh Tranter , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: New England Review , no. 16 2002; (p. 16)
Review of Author! Author! Tales of Australian Literary Life Edited by Chris Wallace Crabbe (Oxford) i "In a wonderful collection of portraits", Dan O'Donnell , 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: Quadrant , June vol. 46 no. 6 2002; (p. 86)
Ways of Our Lives Ian Britain , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , November vol. 3 no. 8 1998; (p. 23-24,27)

— Review of Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life 1998 anthology poetry biography extract ; Australian Lives : An Oxford Anthology 1998 anthology biography extract autobiography
Anecdotes Peter Steele , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 205 1998; (p. 17-18)

— Review of Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life 1998 anthology poetry biography extract
BYO Hope Terry Lane , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 October 1998; (p. 7)

— Review of Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life 1998 anthology poetry biography extract ; Australian Lives : An Oxford Anthology 1998 anthology biography extract autobiography
Heard the One About the Editor and the Housewife? Peter Pierce , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 October 1998; (p. 9)

— Review of Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life 1998 anthology poetry biography extract ; The Oxford Literary History of Australia 1998 anthology criticism
BYO Hope Terry Lane , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 October 1998; (p. 7)

— Review of Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life 1998 anthology poetry biography extract ; Australian Lives : An Oxford Anthology 1998 anthology biography extract autobiography
Anecdotes Peter Steele , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 205 1998; (p. 17-18)

— Review of Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life 1998 anthology poetry biography extract
Ways of Our Lives Ian Britain , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , November vol. 3 no. 8 1998; (p. 23-24,27)

— Review of Author! Author! : Tales of Australian Literary Life 1998 anthology poetry biography extract ; Australian Lives : An Oxford Anthology 1998 anthology biography extract autobiography
Short but Sweet : The Pithy Genre of the Literary Anecdote Hugh Tranter , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: New England Review , no. 16 2002; (p. 16)
Scribes at Play Helen Elliott , 1998 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 October 1998; (p. 10)
Anecdotes Bring Characters to Life Christopher Bantick , 1998 single work biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 25 October 1998; (p. 18)
Review of Author! Author! Tales of Australian Literary Life Edited by Chris Wallace Crabbe (Oxford) i "In a wonderful collection of portraits", Dan O'Donnell , 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: Quadrant , June vol. 46 no. 6 2002; (p. 86)
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