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Issue Details: First known date: 1934... 1934 Centenary Gift Book
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Notes

  • "A worthy offering of the women of Victoria to the Centenary celebrations, published under the authority of the Women's Centenary Council. Edition de Luxe limited to 200 copies signed by Lady Hungerford." (Publisher's blurb, All About Books, 6 (10), 12 October 1934, p. 190.)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Robertson and Mullens , 1934 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Women Who Made Us, Mary Grant Bruce , single work essay (p. 13-18)
A Hundred Years : The Cityi"A place of dreams - as all great cities are -", Charles Gower , single work poetry (p. 22)
Note: A poem in two sections, 'Then', and 'Now'.
Through the Mists of the Years, Mrs Aeneas Gunn , single work short story historical fiction (p. 27-28)
The Memoriali"Its stones are set on the bleeding heart of sorrow,", Enid Derham , single work poetry (p. 32)
Polly's Wedding Journey, Henry Handel Richardson , extract novel historical fiction (p. 33-35)
The Curse, Katharine Susannah Prichard , single work short story (p. 36-38)
Black Thursday, Abigail M. Greene , single work drama (p. 39-43)
A Fantasy, Mary E. Fullerton , single work short story (p. 44-46)
The Storm, Marie E. J. Pitt , single work short story (p. 47-49)
The Lonely Ghost, Tarella Quin , single work short story (p. 50-52)
The Old Spirit, Mary E. Wilkinson , single work short story (p. 53-57)
The Ant-Heap Floor, Vida Lenox , single work short story (p. 58-62)
Where Angels Fear to Tread, Georgia Rivers , single work short story (p. 63-66)
The Pioneer Womani"Was she brave? She was brave. Only think of her ship", Ursula Clinton , single work poetry (p. 66)
The Country Doctor, Capel Boake , single work short story (p. 67-70)
The Settler, Hilda Bridges , single work short story (p. 71-73)
Tributei"They faced with eyes that knew no fear,", Marion Miller Knowles , single work poetry (p. 73)
Something for Mary, Myra Morris , single work short story (p. 74-78)
General J. J. Jenkins Storei"Coming from school we often stop", Irene Wilkinson , single work poetry humour (p. 78)
Winter in the Bush, Elsie Clarice Cole , single work essay (p. 79-81)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Robertson and Mullens , 1934 .
      Extent: 166, [11] leaves of platesp.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published for the Women's Centenary Council, with profits to the Fund for the Memorial to the Pioneer Women.
      • Foreword by Frances Fraser.
      • Frontispiece by Ellis Rowan.

Works about this Work

Palmer's Present : Gender and the National Community in 1934 Deborah Jordan , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Hecate , vol. 29 no. 2 2003; (p. 99-112)
Some Australian Books 1935 single work criticism
— Appears in: All About Books , 3 December vol. 7 no. 12 1935; (p. 220-221)
An annotated list of Australian works from 1934/5, "a prolific [year] for publishing in Australia".
Victoria's History 1935 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 10 October vol. 7 no. 10 1935; (p. 166-168)

— Review of Centenary Gift Book 1934 anthology short story poetry extract essay drama ; Georgiana's Journal : Melbourne a Hundred Years Ago Georgiana Huntly McCrae , 1934 single work diary ; Hail Victoria! Kathleen Ussher , 1934 single work prose ; One Hundred Years : The Romance of the Victorian People Roy Bridges , 1934 single work prose
A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 3 December vol. 6 no. 12 1934; (p. 241)

— Review of One Hundred Years : The Romance of the Victorian People Roy Bridges , 1934 single work prose
A Great Gift Book 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 October vol. 6 no. 10 1934; (p. 199-200)

— Review of Centenary Gift Book 1934 anthology short story poetry extract essay drama
Where is the Australian Bush? Nettie Palmer , 1934 single work review criticism
— Appears in: All About Books , 13 September vol. 6 no. 9 1934; (p. 175-176)

— Review of Burnt Sugar F. E. Baume , 1934 single work novel ; Twisted Clay Frank Walford , 1933 single work novel ; The Moving Finger Alice Meagher , 1934 single work novel ; Conflict E. V. Timms , 1934 single work novel ; Centenary Gift Book 1934 anthology short story poetry extract essay drama
A Great Gift Book 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 October vol. 6 no. 10 1934; (p. 199-200)

— Review of Centenary Gift Book 1934 anthology short story poetry extract essay drama
Victoria's History 1935 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 10 October vol. 7 no. 10 1935; (p. 166-168)

— Review of Centenary Gift Book 1934 anthology short story poetry extract essay drama ; Georgiana's Journal : Melbourne a Hundred Years Ago Georgiana Huntly McCrae , 1934 single work diary ; Hail Victoria! Kathleen Ussher , 1934 single work prose ; One Hundred Years : The Romance of the Victorian People Roy Bridges , 1934 single work prose
Palmer's Present : Gender and the National Community in 1934 Deborah Jordan , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Hecate , vol. 29 no. 2 2003; (p. 99-112)
A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 3 December vol. 6 no. 12 1934; (p. 241)

— Review of One Hundred Years : The Romance of the Victorian People Roy Bridges , 1934 single work prose
Some Australian Books 1935 single work criticism
— Appears in: All About Books , 3 December vol. 7 no. 12 1935; (p. 220-221)
An annotated list of Australian works from 1934/5, "a prolific [year] for publishing in Australia".
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