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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Australian Short Stories
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:J. M. Dent , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Australian Short Stories : Introduction, Kerryn Goldsworthy , single work criticism
Goldsworthy's Introduction gives an overview of some important strands in the history of the short story form in Australia, and enunciates some of her criteria for selecting stories for this anthology.
(p. ix-xix)
Like All First Chapters - Introductory, Catherine Helen Spence , extract novel (p. 1-8)
An Up-Country Township Bullocktown Bullocktown : Glenorchy, Marcus Clarke , single work short story humour
A small and isolated country town without a resident preacher sees a succession of itinerant preachers, some of dubious credentials, lecturing at the pub.
(p. 9-14)
Note: With title: An Up-Country Township
The Crime of Convict Cunliffe The Spread-Eagling of Convict Cunliffe, 'Price Warung' , single work short story (p. 15-21)
Note: With title: The Crime of Convict Cunliffe
The Chosen Vessel, Barbara Baynton , single work short story (p. 22-28)
The Union Buries Its Dead, Henry Lawson , single work short story humour
Describes a bush funeral.
(p. 29-33)
Telling Mrs Baker, Henry Lawson , single work short story
Two drovers, Andy and Jack, watch their boss drink himself to death. They lie to his wife about the cause of his death to spare her unnecessary pain.
(p. 34-47)
Two Hanged Women, Henry Handel Richardson , single work short story (p. 48-52)
Miss Aminta Wirraway and the Sin of Lust, Ethel Anderson , single work short story humour (p. 53-60)
A Study in Gluttony Juliet McCree Is Accused of Gluttony, Ethel Anderson , single work short story satire (p. 61-76)
The Payment, Nene Gare , single work short story (p. 73)
The Flight, Katharine Susannah Prichard , single work short story (p. 77-90)
The Woman at the Mill, Frank Dalby Davison , single work short story (p. 91-103)
Guest of the Redshields, Christina Stead , single work short story fantasy (p. 104-108)
Sappho, Christina Stead , single work short story fantasy humour satire (p. 109-113)
The Three-Legged Bitch, Alan Marshall , single work short story (p. 114-129)
Christ, the Devil and the Lunatic, John Morrison , single work short story (p. 130-154)
The Incense-Burner, John Morrison , single work short story (p. 155-167)
The Man Who Liked Music, E. O. Schlunke , single work short story humour (p. 168-179)
The Last Night, Gavin Casey , single work short story (p. 180-187)

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Works about this Work

Short Story Anthologies and 'the Solid Body of Australian Fiction' Stephen Holden , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 19 no. 3 2000; (p. 279-294)
Short Story Anthologies in Australia Gay Raines , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 4 no. 1 1990; (p. 19-22)
Untitled Elizabeth Jolley , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Centre Broadsheet , July - August vol. 3 no. 4 1984; (p. 2-3)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract
Decentering, Dissenting and Dominance Ken Gelder , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , December no. 2 1984; (p. 23-24)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract
Rewards of Getting Off the Beaten Track Barbara Jefferis , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 17-18 March 1984; (p. 13)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract
Untitled Elizabeth Jolley , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Centre Broadsheet , July - August vol. 3 no. 4 1984; (p. 2-3)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract
The Short Story in Australia Hume Dow , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , May no. 94-95 1984; (p. 86-87)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract ; The State of the Art : The Mood of Contemporary Australia in Short Stories 1983 anthology short story
The History of Australia That Facts Never Tell Inez Baranay , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 February 1984; (p. 42)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract ; Uphill Runner James McQueen , 1984 selected work short story
Sensitive Choice of Australian Stories Sandy Murray , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 March 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract
Rewards of Getting Off the Beaten Track Barbara Jefferis , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 17-18 March 1984; (p. 13)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1983 anthology short story extract
Short Story Anthologies in Australia Gay Raines , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 4 no. 1 1990; (p. 19-22)
The International Symposium on the Short Story : Australia Henrietta Drake-Brockman , 1968 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kenyon Review , vol. 30 no. 4 1968; (p. 478-485)
Short Story Anthologies and 'the Solid Body of Australian Fiction' Stephen Holden , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 19 no. 3 2000; (p. 279-294)
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