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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Oxford University Press , 1997 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Compliments of the Season, 'Peter Possum' , 1858 single work prose (p. 17-18)
Untitled, Frederick Sinnett , 1993 extract criticism (p. 19-23)
A Colonial Literary Club, 'A Wandering Bohemian' , 1871 single work prose (p. 24-27)
Adam Lindsay Gordon, Marcus Clarke , 1935 single work criticism (p. 31-34)
The Australian Bush-Woman, Louisa Lawson , 1889 single work prose (p. 35-39)
The Bent Twig, Mary Gilmore , 1922 single work essay
In a series of vignettes Gilmore illustrates how talent and creativity can be lost through lack of opportunity and unfavourable circumstances. She disagrees with the view that poverty is an aid to genius.
(p. 51-53)
The Amateur Gardener, A. B. Paterson , 1903 single work prose (p. 54-57)
War and the Devil, Henry Boote , 1915 single work short story (p. 58-61)
A Word for Australians, Alfred George Stephens , 1997 single work prose (p. 62-65)
If I Could Paint, Henry Lawson , 1899 single work prose (p. 66-71)
Christmas in the Bush, Edward S. Sorenson , 1911 single work essay Christmas in the Early Days (p. 79-82)
The University and Australian Literature, Christopher Brennan , 1997 single work criticism (p. 83-87)
Bad Language, Walter Murdoch , 1997 single work prose (p. 93-96)
The Legacy, C. E. W. Bean , 1919 extract prose (p. 97-99)
Ned Kelly's Curious Habits with Perfume, Norman Lindsay , 1967 single work prose The Question of Ned Kelly's Perfume (p. 103-105)
On Surfing, Nettie Palmer , 1997 single work prose (p. 106-108)
The Spirit of Prose, Vance Palmer , 1921 single work criticism (p. 109-111)
The Cultural Cringe, A. A. Phillips , 1950 single work criticism (p. 112-115)
Learning the Facts of Life, Lennie Lower , 1977 single work prose humour
Lower dismisses conventional education and demonstrates how he would teach children the important things in life.
(p. 116-117)
It's Too Hard to be Free!, Brian Penton , 1997 single work prose (p. 118-120)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Stuffing the Canon Can Lead to Blow-Ups Imre Salusinszky , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 2009; (p. 8)
Paperbacks Angela Bennie , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18 September 1999; (p. 10)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism ; Wild Minds : Stories of Outsiders and Dreamers 1999 anthology short story
Paperbacks Fiona Capp , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 July 1999; (p. 8)

— Review of Angels in the Architecture Mary-Rose MacColl , 1999 single work novel ; The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
Collection of Essays Displays Engaging Voices Robert Zeller , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 12 no. 1 1998; (p. 58-59)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
Non-Fiction Laurie Hergenhan , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , Summer vol. 10 no. 3 1998; (p. 136-139)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
Paperbacks Fiona Capp , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 July 1999; (p. 8)

— Review of Angels in the Architecture Mary-Rose MacColl , 1999 single work novel ; The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
The Essence of the Essayist Jim McClelland , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 September 1997; (p. 15)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
The Canon of Australian Essays Maurice Dunlevy , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 October 1997; (p. 24)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
Insight into Australian Concerns Geoff Turner , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 November 1997; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
The Politics of the Process of Selection Felicity Holland , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 9 November 1997; (p. 14)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Essays 1997 anthology prose short story biography criticism
Stuffing the Canon Can Lead to Blow-Ups Imre Salusinszky , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 2009; (p. 8)
Revival of the Essay Imre Salusinszky , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 8 October 1997; (p. 33)
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