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Issue Details: First known date: 1928... 1928 Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy
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Notes

  • Available in braille and sound recording formats.
  • This work is the first part of a trilogy. Followed by: Ten Creeks Run, and Cockatoos.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1984 .
      Extent: vi, 250p.p.
      Reprinted: 1987 Reprinted as an Eden paperback.
      Note/s:
      • The Publisher's Note at the beginning of this volume states that this edition of the novel is based on an earlier manuscript version of the book, which may have been the version rejected by Duckworth and Chatto & Windus in 1927. The present volume has been substantially edited and altered, and the original ending has been changed.
      ISBN: 0207147884

Works about this Work

America, the Forbidden Fruit : Anti-American Sentiment in Robbery under Arms James Dahlstrom , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 145-150)
James Dahlstrom looks for anti-American sentiment in Rolf Bolderwood's novel, Robbery under Arm. This is achieved by examining the novel 'in its historical context and by placing the author in this historical context and by treating the novel as colonial narrative.' (p. 145)
A Desire for Decency Joan H. Macdonald , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 23 2008; (p. 84-93)
Reading Women's Writing: The Critical Reception of Miles Franklin Glen Thomas , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 20 no. 2 1993; (p. 78-82)
Deadly Inland Secret in Fine First Novel Stan Barney , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 November 1988; (p. 27)

— Review of The Outcast Philip Cornford , 1988 single work novel ; Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin , 1928 single work novel
Untitled Laurie Copping , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 96 1985; (p. 46)

— Review of Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin , 1928 single work novel
Australian Writers to the Fore 1929 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 18 March vol. 1 no. 4 1929; (p. 120-121)

— Review of Ultima Thule : Being the Third Part of the Chronicle of The Fortunes of Richard Mahony Henry Handel Richardson , 1929 single work novel ; Max Flambard : A Novel John Dalley , 1928 single work novel ; 'Wirragoona' : Tales of Australian Station Life Charles Emerson Robertshaw , 1928 selected work short story ; Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin , 1928 single work novel ; This Love Business : a novel John Fearn , 1929 single work novel
A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1929 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 5 December vol. 1 no. 13 1929; (p. 405-406)

— Review of To Meet the Sun Robert D. FitzGerald , 1926 selected work poetry ; The Book of Beauty H. M. Green , 1929 selected work poetry ; The Meeting-Pool : A Tale of Borneo Mervyn Skipper , 1929 selected work children's fiction ; A House Is Built M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1929 single work novel ; The Madeleine Heritage Martin Mills , 1928 single work novel ; Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin , 1928 single work novel ; The Man Hamilton Vance Palmer , 1928 single work novel ; A Diver Went Down Jack McLaren , 1929 single work novel
Beginning with an ironic anecdote illustrating that an Australian novel are a 'safe' present because the receiver is sure not to have read it, Palmer goes on to recommend some titles.
Deadly Inland Secret in Fine First Novel Stan Barney , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 November 1988; (p. 27)

— Review of The Outcast Philip Cornford , 1988 single work novel ; Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin , 1928 single work novel
Literary Classic Meets a Poor End David A. Myers , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 September 1984; (p. 17)

— Review of Loving Daughters Olga Masters , 1984 single work novel ; Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin , 1928 single work novel
An Australian Classic 1929 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 January vol. 50 no. 2551 1929; (p. 5)

— Review of Up the Country : A Tale of Early Australian Squattocracy Brent of Bin Bin , 1928 single work novel
A Desire for Decency Joan H. Macdonald , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 23 2008; (p. 84-93)
America, the Forbidden Fruit : Anti-American Sentiment in Robbery under Arms James Dahlstrom , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 145-150)
James Dahlstrom looks for anti-American sentiment in Rolf Bolderwood's novel, Robbery under Arm. This is achieved by examining the novel 'in its historical context and by placing the author in this historical context and by treating the novel as colonial narrative.' (p. 145)
Reading Women's Writing: The Critical Reception of Miles Franklin Glen Thomas , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 20 no. 2 1993; (p. 78-82)
Brent of Bin Bin Arthur Ashworth , 1951 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 12 no. 4 1951; (p. 196-202) Laughter, Not for a Cage : Notes on Australian Writing, with Biographical Emphasis on the Struggles, Functions and Achievements of the Novel in Three-Half Centuries 1956; (p. 180-182)
Alias Miles Franklin Valerie Kent , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Gender, Politics and Fiction : Twentieth Century Australian Women's Novels 1985; (p. 44-58) Gender, Politics and Fiction : Twentieth Century Australian Women's Novels 1992; (p. 44-58)
Last amended 6 Nov 2017 15:01:55
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Gundagai, Gundagai area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Yass, Yass area, Canberra region (NSW), Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • Michelago, Royalla - Bredbo - Jerangle area, Canberra region (NSW), Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • Country towns,
Settings:
  • 1850s
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