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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Marcus Clarke : Stories
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Hale and Iremonger , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Marcus Clarke His Life and Stories, Michael Wilding , single work biography criticism (p. vii-xxx)
Learning "Colonial Experience", Marcus Clarke , single work short story

'There were three of us, Dougald M'Alister, Jack Thwaries and myself. The place was called in the grandiloquent languae of the bush, "The Dinkledoodledum Station...' (205)

(p. 5-10)
Pretty Dick, Marcus Clarke , single work short story
Story of the seven-year-old shepherd's son who gets lost in the bush and dies.
(p. 11-21)
Poor Joe [Jo], Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 22-26)
Gentleman George's Bride, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 27-46)
An Up-Country Township Bullocktown Bullocktown : Glenorchy, Marcus Clarke , single work short story humour
A small and isolated country town without a resident preacher sees a succession of itinerant preachers, some of dubious credentials, lecturing at the pub.
(p. 47-51)
Note: With title: Bullocktown: Glenorchy
Grumbler's Gully, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 52-59)
Romance of Bullocktown, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 60-66)
How the Circus Came to Bullocktown, Marcus Clarke , single work short story humour (p. 67-78)
The Romance of Lively Creek, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 79-90)
King Billy's Breeches King Billy's Breeches : A Romance of the Civil Service King Billy's Troubles : Or Government Red-Tapeism, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 91-102)
Holiday Peak, Marcus Clarke , single work short story adventure (p. 103-115)
A Night with Horace 'Horace' in the Bush, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 116-123)
Squatters of the Past and Present : 'Arcades Ambo.', Marcus Clarke , single work short story
The narrator muses on the different characters that constitute the Australian squatter. He takes as an example his friends, old Robin Ruff of the Murrumbidgee, and young Dudley Smooth of Murriowooloomoolooneriangtrotolong Station, and compares their distinctly different approaches to running their businesses.
(p. 124-128)
Note: With title: Squatters Past and Present
The Future Australian Race, Marcus Clarke , single work short story satire
The narrator declares that 'The quality of a race of beings is determined by two things: food and climate'. In musing on what the future Australian race will be like, the narrator looks to the past and the present as indicators of the likely progression that will eventuate.
(p. 129-140)
A Modern Eldorado, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 143-161)
The Curious Experience of Anthony Venn The Mind-Reader's Curse, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 162-182)
The Doppelganger The Dual Existence, Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 183-201)
Human Repetends, Marcus Clarke , single work short story crime fantasy
This story was first published in the Australasian, 14 September, 1872, with the title 'Human Repetends'. This version of the story, which includes a character called Marston, has been republished several times in anthologies and selections. A second version of the story, with a different beginning and featuring a character called Hylton, was first published in the posthumous selection Sensational Tales with the title 'A Mysterious Coincidence'. This version has been republished under both titles.
(p. 202-210)
Note: With title: A Mysterious Coincidence
A Haschich Trance - (Real Experience), Marcus Clarke , single work short story (p. 211-222)

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