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Issue Details: First known date: 1951... 1951 Australian Short Stories
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Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Oxford University Press , 1951 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Beereeun the Mirage-Maker, K. Langloh Parker , 1898 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 1-10)
The Jeweller's Shop, Joseph Furphy , 1905 single work short story (p. 10-18)
How the Reverend Joseph Simmondsen Lost His Character, Jack Fruit , 1892 single work short story humour The Parson's Blackboy (p. 19-24)
John Price's Bar of Steel, 'Price Warung' , 1891 single work short story historical fiction (p. 24-35)
Scrammy 'And, Barbara Baynton , 1902 single work short story (p. 36-58)
The Funerals of Malachi Mooney, Edward Dyson , 1900 single work short story humour (p. 58-67)
Send Round the Hat, Henry Lawson , 1902 single work short story humour (p. 67-90)
Fourteen Fathoms by Quetta Rock, Randolph Bedford , 1928 single work short story (p. 90-103)
The Night We Watched for Wallabies, 'Steele Rudd' , 1899 single work short story humour (p. 103-107)
Kate's Wedding, 'Steele Rudd' , 1899 single work short story (p. 107-114)
The Widow Dare, William Hughston , 1951 single work short story (p. 114-129)
The Champion Bullock-Driver, Lance Skuthorp , 1921 single work short story humour
The ghosts of sixteen dead bullock drivers rise from the grave when they recognise the skill of a champion bullock driver.
(p. 130-133)
'And Women Must Weep', Henry Handel Richardson , 1931 single work short story The Grown-Up Ball (p. 133-140)
Adventure : A Fantasy of the Ranges, Hugh McCrae , 1941 single work short story Adventure (p. 141-142)
Note: Editor's note: From The Sydney Morning Herald
The Good Grandmother, Hugh McCrae , 1931 single work short story (p. 143-144)
Crows, Dowell O'Reilly , 1920 single work short story (p. 144-148)
The Hand, M. L. Skinner , 1924 single work short story (p. 148-154)
The Lobster and the Lioness, Kodak , 1911 single work short story humour
Thomson, clutching his lobster, is being escorted home from the pub by the friendly policeman, Murphy, when they encounter an escaped circus lion. Murphy bolts, but Thomson, mistaking the lion for a large dog, is unpeturbed. The lioness follows Thomson back to his boarding house and mayhem ensues.
(p. 155-167)
Hoodoo Jo, Bernard Cronin , 1951 single work short story (p. 167-175)
Note: Editor's note: From The Sun, Melbourne.
A Bed of Rubies, H. E. Riemann , 1924 single work short story (p. 175-187)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled David Martin , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 11 no. 1 1952; (p. 78-79)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1951 anthology short story
The Way of the Anthologist Brian Elliott , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 13 no. 3 1952; (p. 156-157)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1951 anthology short story
In the World's Classics D. S. , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 31 October vol. 72 no. 3742 1951; (p. 2 October p.2)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1951 anthology short story
In the World's Classics D. S. , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 31 October vol. 72 no. 3742 1951; (p. 2 October p.2)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1951 anthology short story
The Way of the Anthologist Brian Elliott , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 13 no. 3 1952; (p. 156-157)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1951 anthology short story
Untitled David Martin , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 11 no. 1 1952; (p. 78-79)

— Review of Australian Short Stories 1951 anthology short story
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