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A selection of E. J. Banfield's unknown and little-known writings including articles originally published as columns in the North Queensland Register and other newspapers.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Voyage to London, E. J. Banfield , 1884 single work autobiography travel
A journey from Queensland to London
(p. 3-44)
A Village in Kent, E. J. Banfield , 1989 single work autobiography travel (p. 45-53)
Tropical Holiday, E. J. Banfield , 1989 single work autobiography travel (p. 53-59)
About Islands, E. J. Banfield , 1917 single work essay (p. 63-66)
Morning on Dunk Island, E. J. Banfield , 1917 single work essay (p. 67-68)
Medicinal Plants, E. J. Banfield , 1917 single work essay (p. 69-72)
Chronicles of Snakes, The Beachcomber , 1909 single work essay (p. 73-76)
The Fructifying Shower, E. J. Banfield , 1913-1919 single work essay (p. 76-83)
The Possibilities of the Cabbage, The Beachcomber , 1912 single work essay
Banfield discusses the way to grow cabbages in the tropics, the economic potential of cabbage growing, and the aesthetic beauty of the cabbage.
(p. 84-86)
Note: With title: 'The Possibilities of Cabbage'
Dunk Island : Its General Characteristics, E. J. Banfield , 1908 single work non-fiction (p. 86-104)
Note: With title: 'Portrait of Dunk Island.'
Sydney, E. J. Banfield , 1911 single work essay (p. 107-111)
Prefatory ; Ostrich Farming, The Beachcomber , 1911 single work essay
In his 'Prefatory' remarks, Banfield introduces the 'Southern Scenes Revisited' series, which will be based on notes made in Victoria and New South Wales. Banfield then describes Mr Joseph Barracluff's ostrich farm near South Head Lighthouse, Sydney. He discusses the breeding, nurture and financial value of ostriches.
(p. 111-113)
Note: This publication, entitled 'Ostrich Farming,' excludes the original essay's preface.
Street Gardens, The Beachcomber , 1911 single work essay
A description of the beautiful garden plots that now adorn the strees of Melbourne.
(p. 113-116)
Note: With title: 'Melbourne'
The Age of Hurry, The Beachcomber , 1911 single work essay
A discussion of the motor car, which Banfield has just seen and travelled in for the first time.
Untitled The Age of Hurry
(p. 116-119)
Little Trees in Big Numbers, The Beachcomber , 1911 single work essay
Banfield describes the exodus from Melbourne to the bush for the Easter holiday along the Gembrook train line. Banfield arrives by train at Emerald, where he visits the estate of Mr C. A. Nobelius, which has extensive orchards of numerous popular and rare fruits.
(p. 119-124)
With the Tourists, The Beachcomber , 1911 single work essay
Banfield's account of a voyage from Sydney to North Queensland on the steamer Cooma. He relates the journey to Brisbane, Rockhamption, the Whitsunday Islands, and finally the arrival in Townsville.
(p. 124-129)
The Noble History of the Imagination, E. J. Banfield , 1989 single work essay
E. J. Banfield and a companion mistake a dead cow for a drifting boat.
A Beachcombing Exploit : The Noble History of the Imagination
(p. 133-136)
The Sensation of Drowning, E. J. Banfield , 1989 single work autobiography (p. 136-139)
Dynamiters, E. J. Banfield , 1989 single work essay (p. 139-143)
Ruthless Collectors, E. J. Banfield , 1912 single work essay
E. J. Banfield argues against the collecting of rare birds' eggs and skins.
(p. 143-146)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 December 1989; (p. 73)

— Review of The Gentle Art of Beachcombing : A Collection of Writings by E. J. Banfield E. J. Banfield , 1989 selected work autobiography essay non-fiction short story
New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 December 1989; (p. 73)

— Review of The Gentle Art of Beachcombing : A Collection of Writings by E. J. Banfield E. J. Banfield , 1989 selected work autobiography essay non-fiction short story
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