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Issue Details: First known date: 1899... vol. 19 no. 988 21 January 1899 of The Bulletin est. 1880 The Bulletin
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* Contents derived from the 1899 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'Pursuing Literature' in Australia, Henry Lawson , single work autobiography
Henry Lawson reflects on the beginnings of his literary career, including the earliest appearances of his poems in the Bulletin. He also recalls some of the jobs that provided his day-to-day income.
(p. 2) Section: The Red Page
That Day at Boiling Downsi"He was driving Irish tandem, but perhaps I talk at random -", Jack Mathieu , single work poetry humour (p. 3)
A Note to Nelli"I watched the full harvest-moon springing,", Breaker Morant , single work poetry (p. 3)
Untitledi"In Chalmers Church but lately", single work poetry (p. 11)
A Ballad of Melbourne Morguei"Do come an' see the 'Ead", single work poetry (p. 11)
A Snake Yarni""You talk of snakes," said Jack the Rat,", W. T. Goodge , single work poetry humour (p. 14)
Finnegan's Australi"'Twas an elegant day that we had, anyway,", E. F. B. , single work poetry (p. 25)
"Which His Weakness is Women" i"When first I met Dolores,", E. J. Brady , single work poetry (p. 31)
On the Pointi"Hallo, here's Chester. Watch him strut past me;", The Stroller , single work poetry (p. 31)
Dolly, Frank Renar , single work short story humour (p. 31)
Sweetheartsi"It's gettin' bits o' posies,", Mary Gilmore , single work poetry (p. 31)
Note: Written as: M. J. C.
A Sin that Saved , Henry Fletcher , single work short story (p. 32)

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