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Issue Details: First known date: 1929... 1929 A House Is Built
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Adaptations

y separately published work icon A House is Built : From the Novel by M. Barnard Eldershaw Eunice Hanger , 1949 (Manuscript version)x400408 Z851719 1949 single work drama

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: The Quartermaster
Serialised by: The Bulletin 1880 periodical (6777 issues)
Notes:
Published in serialised format in the Bulletin in 11 weekly instalments 22 May to 10 July 1929.
Notes:
First instalment, with Lindsay's illustrations, also issued as a promotional supplement to the Australian Woman's Mirror 28 May 1929.
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Harrap ,
      1929 .
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      Colonial Australian Popular Fiction Digital Archive
      Extent: 359p.
      Note/s:
      • Reprinted six times within two months (Source: Morris Miller Vol. 2, p. 582)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Harcourt Brace ,
      ca. 1929 .
      Extent: 393p.p.
    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Rigby , 1978 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 304p.

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Transpacific or Transatlantic Traffic? Australian Books and American Publishers David Carter , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Across the Pacific : Australia-United States Intellectual Histories 2010; (p. 339-359)
'This paper will attempt to describe the determining factors and structural patterns of relations between Australian books and American publishers from the 19th century to the present. Its central question will be: how did 'Australian books' find their way to American publishers? Can we discern any distinctive patterns over time or for particular genres, or simply an accumulation of one-off cases? To what extent, if at all, did the traffic in Australian books depend on cultural symmetries? Did Australian books travel as Australian or British books? In what ways were they dependent upon relations between Australian (or British) publishers or literary agents and their American counterparts? What role did international copyright regimes or trade agreements play? And how might the American connection change our understanding of 'Australian literature'?' (Author's abstract)
The Texts of "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow" : Author, Agent, History Ian Saunders , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , July vol. 26 no. 2 1993; (p. 239-261)
Nettie Palmer as Critic Deborah Jordan , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Gender, Politics and Fiction : Twentieth Century Australian Women's Novels 1985; (p. 59-84) Gender, Politics and Fiction : Twentieth Century Australian Women's Novels 1992; (p. 59-84)
Can You Better This Book List? 1945 single work column
— Appears in: Book News , August no. [1] 1945; (p. 3)
Twelve Australian Books That Should Be in Every Home Charles R. Long , 1938 single work criticism
— Appears in: All About Books , 15 January vol. 10 no. 1 1938; (p. 9)
The books on Long's list are 'selected mainly with an eye to their educational value'.
The New Men of Property L. R. , 1929 single work review
— Appears in: The Black Swan : The Magazine of the Guild of Undergraduates of the University of Western Australia , vol. 13 no. 3 1929; (p. 31-33)

— Review of A House Is Built M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1929 single work novel
A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1929 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 20 August vol. 1 no. 9 1929; (p. 272-273)

— Review of A House Is Built M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1929 single work novel ; Le Jardin des Coraux Paul Wenz , 1929 single work novel ; Falmouth For Orders : the story of the last clipper ship race around Cape Horn Alan Villiers , 1929 single work non-fiction ; Im Westen nichts Neues Erich Maria Remarque , 1929 single work novel
A House is Built 1929 single work prose
— Appears in: All About Books , 20 August vol. 1 no. 9 1929; (p. 277)

— Review of A House Is Built M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1929 single work novel
Describes the collaboration process between Barnard and Eldershaw. Includes photographs of both authors.
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.
Untitled Freda Barrymore , 1929 single work review
— Appears in: The North Queensland Register , 5 October 1929; (p. 41)

— Review of A House Is Built M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1929 single work novel
Our Prize Novel a Best Seller in England 1929 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 20 September vol. 1 no. 10 1929; (p. 324)
Australian Literature Society [Meeting Report] E. C. Davidson , 1929 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 21 October vol. 1 no. 11 1929; (p. 334, 364)
Books For Your Christmas Gifts : Novels, Biographies, Travel Books and General Literature For All Tastes 1929 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 5 December vol. 1 no. 13 1929; (p. 412)
Vance Palmer on the Australian Novel K.G. (interviewer), 1930 single work interview
— Appears in: All About Books , 19 April vol. 2 no. 4 1930; (p. 87-88)
A Summary of the Best New Books 1930 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 5 December vol. 2 no. 12 1930; (p. 325-329)
This column is written 'as a bookseller selecting books for different types of readers rather than as a literary critic'. It is divided into the sections: 'Novels of Literary Merit', 'Popular Good Stories' and 'General Literature'. Its emphasis is not Australian literature.

Awards

1928 joint winner The Bulletin Novel Competition Submitted under the name Faith Sydney
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