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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Urban Fantasies
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Ebony Books , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Du, David Brooks , single work short story (p. 1-5)
A Tooth for Every Child, Damien Broderick , single work short story science fiction (p. 7-26)
Confusion Day, Philippa Maddern , single work short story science fiction (p. 27-34)
The Other Side of the Other Side of the Street, Norman Talbot , single work short story (p. 35-52)
Down from Demolition, John Baxter , single work short story science fiction (p. 53-61)
Outlines for Urban Fantasies, Michael Wilding , single work short story science fiction (p. 63-69)
Flags, David King , single work short story science fiction satire (p. 71-74)
Tangled Up, Greg Egan , single work short story science fiction (p. 75-81)
The Government in Exile, Paul Collins , single work short story science fiction (p. 83-91)
Montage, Lucy Sussex , single work short story science fiction (p. 93-104)
The Fittest, George Turner , single work short story science fiction
'George Turner's story "The Fittest" evokes the concept of "culling," a deliberate scientific attempt to reduce the world's population' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77 2001, p.52)
(p. 105-131)
The Bullet that Grows in the Gun, Terry Dowling , single work short story horror (p. 133-149)
The Twist of Fate, David Grigg , single work short story science fiction (p. 151-177)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Australian Science Fiction, as Showcased by Australian SF Anthologies Stephan Kraitsowits , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-11)
'An apparently convenient way of studying Australian science fiction is to analyse the contents of ready-made anthologies of Australian science fiction. In doing so, the researcher discreetly circumvents the thorny issue of 'What is Australian?' and also 'What is science fiction?' by taking for granted that the texts within collections of Australian sf necessarily are Australian science fiction. Things, however, are never quite so simple and before being able to add to the debate as to what Australian science fiction truly is, it is necessary to overview the 50 odd years separating the most recent sf anthologies from the very first anthology showcasing Australian science fiction and to plot the meandering course of the genre's commercial development.' (Author's abstract)
Winds of Criticism Van Ikin , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 9 no. 1 (Issue 25) 1987; (p. 31-32)
Summaries of newspaper and magazine reviews of these two science fiction anthologies.
The City-Scape as Fiction Yvonne Rousseau , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 8 no. 1 (Issue 22) 1986; (p. 15-19)

— Review of Urban Fantasies 1985 anthology short story
Australian SF Bids for Lift-Off Stuart Sayers , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 24 August 1985; (p. 16)
Snapping the Wineglass Stem : Recent Australian Science Fiction Bruce Gillespie , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 76 1985; (p. 6-8)

— Review of Urban Fantasies 1985 anthology short story
The City-Scape as Fiction Yvonne Rousseau , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 8 no. 1 (Issue 22) 1986; (p. 15-19)

— Review of Urban Fantasies 1985 anthology short story
Shedding Light on Australian SF Colin Steele , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 October 1985; (p. B2)

— Review of Strange Attractors : Original Australian Speculative Fiction 1985 anthology short story ; Urban Fantasies 1985 anthology short story
A Melbourne Full of Horrid Babies and Evil Hordes John Baxter , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 September 1985; (p. 15)

— Review of Contrary Modes : Proceedings of the World Science Fiction Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 1985 1985 anthology criticism ; Urban Fantasies 1985 anthology short story
Snapping the Wineglass Stem : Recent Australian Science Fiction Bruce Gillespie , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 76 1985; (p. 6-8)

— Review of Urban Fantasies 1985 anthology short story
Winds of Criticism Van Ikin , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 9 no. 1 (Issue 25) 1987; (p. 31-32)
Summaries of newspaper and magazine reviews of these two science fiction anthologies.
Australian Science Fiction, as Showcased by Australian SF Anthologies Stephan Kraitsowits , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-11)
'An apparently convenient way of studying Australian science fiction is to analyse the contents of ready-made anthologies of Australian science fiction. In doing so, the researcher discreetly circumvents the thorny issue of 'What is Australian?' and also 'What is science fiction?' by taking for granted that the texts within collections of Australian sf necessarily are Australian science fiction. Things, however, are never quite so simple and before being able to add to the debate as to what Australian science fiction truly is, it is necessary to overview the 50 odd years separating the most recent sf anthologies from the very first anthology showcasing Australian science fiction and to plot the meandering course of the genre's commercial development.' (Author's abstract)
Australian SF Bids for Lift-Off Stuart Sayers , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 24 August 1985; (p. 16)
Ebony : The Festival of Colours Jenny Blackford (interviewer), Russell Blackford (interviewer), 1984 single work interview
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 6 no. 2 (Issue 17) 1984; (p. 45-47)
"Jenny Blackford interviews Russell Blackford / Russell Blackford interviews Jenny Blackford".
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