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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Penguin , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Literary Tradition and the Women Writers of Australia, Dale Spender , single work criticism (p. xiii-xxxiii)
Letters, Margaret Catchpole , correspondence

Between 1801 and 1811, Margaret Catchpole wrote a series of letters to her connections in England, including her former employer, Elizabeth Cobbold, in Ipswich. The letters constitute one of the earliest surviving, and most extensive, collections of correspondence written by an Australian convict.

(p. 1-9)
Note: Reproduces five of the eleven known extant letters of Margaret Catchpole. Spelling and grammar are corrected and standardised.
[Letter to Mrs Cobbold], Margaret Catchpole , single work correspondence (p. 2)
Note: "In the interest of clarity, spelling and punctuation have been modified" (1).
[Letter to Mrs Cobbold, including a Letter to Dr George Stebbin], Margaret Catchpole , single work correspondence

Catchpole first letter from New South Wales, written to her former employer and patron Elizabeth Cobbold a month after landing, describes the country, the productions of the colony, and the varying forms of convict life and penal discipline. She longed to send her patron one of the local parrots "for they are very Buttefull But i see so maney dy on Board it mak me so verry unwilling to send you one But if i should Contiuneu Long in this Countrey i suarteneley will send you sumethg out of this wicked Countrey for i must say this is the wickedes places i ever was in all my Life." The attached letter to Dr [George] Stebbin is a series of short correspondences headed "Dear Sir," or "Sir," on different topics. The first details a gruesome encounter where "the Blackes the natives of this places kild and wounded 8 men and women and children." The second details Catchpole's journey, her landing at Sydney, the Aborigines, and other Suffolk women convicts. The third mainly details commodity prices in the colony, and the fourth a wish that Dr Stebbin might address her a letter at an address in the Brickfields, Sydney.

(p. 2-4)
Note: "In the interest of clarity, spelling and punctuation have been modified" (1). Spender's edited version also omits most of the letter[s] to Dr Stebbin.
[Letter to Uncle and Aunt Howes], Margaret Catchpole , single work correspondence (p. 4-5)
Letters/Journal, Elizabeth Macarthur , selected work correspondence diary (p. 11-33)
Journal, Georgiana Huntly McCrae , extract diary (p. 35-51)
My Home in Tasmania, During a Residence of Nine Years, Louisa Anne Meredith , extract autobiography (p. 53-85)
Afloat or Ashore, Catherine Helen Spence , single work short story (p. 87-112)
A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-1853 : Written on the Spot, Ellen Clacy , extract autobiography (p. 113-142)
Kirsty Oglevie, Waif Wander , single work short story
A romance set on a Murrumbidgee station between the strong-willed daughter of the house and a neighbouring farmer, and the near marriage of the mother. (PB)
(p. 143-154)
A Girl's Ideal, Ada Cambridge , extract novel (p. 155-284)
Editorials from The Dawn, Louisa Lawson , selected work prose (p. 285-289)
An Old Time Episode in Tasmania, Tasma , single work short story historical fiction (p. 291-305)
My Australian Girlhood, Rosa Praed , extract autobiography (p. 309-373)
Dinewan the Emu, and Goomblegubbon the Bustard Dinewan the Emu and Goomble-Gubbon the Turkey, K. Langloh Parker , single work prose Indigenous story (p. 379-382)
How the Sun was Made, K. Langloh Parker , single work prose Indigenous story (p. 379-382)
The Southern Cross, K. Langloh Parker , single work prose Indigenous story (p. 379-382)
Squeaker's Mate, Barbara Baynton , single work short story (p. 387-401)
Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper, Mary Gaunt , single work short story (p. 403-430)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Also includes an extract from Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch, pp. 871-882.

Works about this Work

Untitled Delys Bird , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , January vol. 4 no. 1 1989; (p. 14)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story ; 200 Australian Women : A Redress Anthology 1988 anthology biography
Penguin Anthology Revives Some Women Writers, Ignores Others... Nancy Lee Jones , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 3 no. 1 1989; (p. 24)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story
Untitled Hilarie Lindsay , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Span , October no. 29 1989; (p. 108-112)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story ; Her Selection : Writings by Nineteenth-Century Australian Women 1988 anthology short story correspondence extract
Women and the Australian Legend Philippa Watt , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Antithesis , vol. 3 no. 1 1989; (p. 136-138)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story ; Her Selection : Writings by Nineteenth-Century Australian Women 1988 anthology short story correspondence extract
Watch Out for the Claws Reba Gostand , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , July vol. 8 no. 2 1989; (p. 73-74)

— Review of Miles Franklin Marjorie Barnard , 1967 single work criticism biography ; A Bright and Fiery Troop : Australian Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century 1988 anthology criticism ; The Spider in the Corner Robin Hillard , 1989 selected work poetry ; Manacles Robert John Whyte , 1985 single work novel ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story
Untitled Delys Bird , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , January vol. 4 no. 1 1989; (p. 14)

— Review of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story ; 200 Australian Women : A Redress Anthology 1988 anthology biography
New Penguin Anthology Recognises Importance of Women's Writings Anne Hugo , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 10 December 1988; (p. 25)

— Review of Coming Out from Under : Contemporary Australian Woman Writers Pam Gilbert , 1988 selected work criticism ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story
Women's Battle for Literary Credentials Peter Pierce , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 September 1988; (p. 79)

— Review of Coming Out from Under : Contemporary Australian Woman Writers Pam Gilbert , 1988 selected work criticism ; Eclipsed : Two Centuries of Australian Women's Fiction 1988 anthology short story ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story ; Australian Women Writers : A Bibliographic Guide 1988 single work bibliography biography
Writing Her Story Joy W. Hooton , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Meridian , October vol. 8 no. 2 1989; (p. 179-183)

— Review of Coming Out from Under : Contemporary Australian Woman Writers Pam Gilbert , 1988 selected work criticism ; Her Selection : Writings by Nineteenth-Century Australian Women 1988 anthology short story correspondence extract ; A Bright and Fiery Troop : Australian Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century 1988 anthology criticism ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story ; Writing a New World : Two Centuries of Australian Women Writers Dale Spender , 1988 single work criticism ; Australian Women Writers : A Bibliographic Guide 1988 single work bibliography biography
Watch Out for the Claws Reba Gostand , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , July vol. 8 no. 2 1989; (p. 73-74)

— Review of Miles Franklin Marjorie Barnard , 1967 single work criticism biography ; A Bright and Fiery Troop : Australian Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century 1988 anthology criticism ; The Spider in the Corner Robin Hillard , 1989 selected work poetry ; Manacles Robert John Whyte , 1985 single work novel ; The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing 1988 anthology drama extract short story
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