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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays
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'A collection of autobiographical, fictional and documentary writings on Australian schooldays from the early colonial days to the present.' (Source: TROVE)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Oxford University Press , 1997 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Governesses, Guitars and Grammar (from Annabella Boswell's Journal : Australian Reminiscences Illustrated with Her Own Watercolours and Contemporary Drawings and Sketches), Annabella Boswell , 1997 extract (p. 9-10)
It's Never Too Hot to Dance (from Clara Morison : A Tale of South Australia During the Gold Fever), Catherine Helen Spence , 1997 extract (p. 26-32)
Home or Away, Henry Kingsley , 1997 extract novel (p. 32-34)
Trash and Vanity, Louisa Anne Meredith , 1997 extract children's fiction children's (p. 34-35)
Pupil-Teacher, Mary Gilmore , 1997 extract autobiography (p. 46-48)
The Bush School (from A Fragment of Autobiography), Henry Lawson , 1997 extract (p. 48-51)
Whispers and Whiskers (from The Old Schoolhouse), Mary E. Fullerton , 1997 extract (p. 52-55)
The Old Bush Schooli"`Tis a queer old battered landmark that belongs to other years;", 'John O'Brien' , 1921 single work poetry (p. 55-56)
Choking on Chalk (from a Kindness Cup), Thea Astley , 1997 extract (p. 60-62)
Ruffians Now and Then (from Naught to Thirty-Three), Randolph Bedford , 1997 extract (p. 62-64)
Learning Her Place, Henry Handel Richardson , 1997 extract novel (p. 65-69)
Discipline and Punish (from My Brilliant Career), Miles Franklin , 1901 extract novel (p. 69-73)
Nobody's Truck (from Child of the Hurricane : An Autobiography), Katharine Susannah Prichard , 1997 extract (p. 74)
A Thoroughly Good Home, Ethel Turner , 1997 extract children's fiction children's (p. 80-84)
Plaiting the Future (from Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls, Louise Mack , 1997 extract (p. 84-85)
The Great Escape, Norman Lindsay , 1997 extract autobiography (p. 85-87)
Stinks (from Blow for Balloons : Being the First Hemisphere of the History of Henry Air Bubble, W. J. Turner , 1997 extract (p. 88-91)
Buttoned Gloves (from Picnic at Hanging Rock), Joan Lindsay , 1997 extract (p. 92-94)
High-Powered Youth (from Crowded Galleries), Mabel Balcombe Brookes , 1997 extract (p. 95-97)
Child of the Regiment (from Mucking About: An Autobiography), Paul Hasluck , 1997 extract (p. 97-100)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Folklore and Schools : The View from the Desk James Robert Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 23 2008; (p. 188-195)
‘Over the last fifty years Children’s Folklore has established itself as a serious subject for study. From the beginning, schools have been seen as rich sites for the transmission of – and thus the recording of – Children’s Folklore.’ (p. 188)
Earls Cool James Franklin , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 42 no. 10 1998; (p. 85-86)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays 1997 anthology autobiography biography poetry extract
The Best Days of Our Lives? Christopher Bantick , 1997 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 November 1997; (p. 14)
Best Years of Our Lives Mark Thomas , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 December 1997; (p. 19)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays 1997 anthology autobiography biography poetry extract
Best Years of Our Lives Mark Thomas , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 December 1997; (p. 19)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays 1997 anthology autobiography biography poetry extract
Earls Cool James Franklin , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 42 no. 10 1998; (p. 85-86)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays 1997 anthology autobiography biography poetry extract
The Best Days of Our Lives? Christopher Bantick , 1997 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 November 1997; (p. 14)
Folklore and Schools : The View from the Desk James Robert Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 23 2008; (p. 188-195)
‘Over the last fifty years Children’s Folklore has established itself as a serious subject for study. From the beginning, schools have been seen as rich sites for the transmission of – and thus the recording of – Children’s Folklore.’ (p. 188)
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