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Issue Details: First known date: 1901... 1901 World's Classics
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y separately published work icon Stories of the South Seas E. C. Parnwell (editor), London : Oxford University Press , 1928 Z818062 1928 anthology short story
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y separately published work icon Ravenshoe Henry Kingsley , 1861-1862 Z1191472 1861-1862 single work novel Ravenshoe, Kingsley's second novel has an Australian interest, though it is not set in Australia. 'It is the story of a West Country hero who befriends his groom; both men fall in love with the hero's cousin. As a result of a report (later revealed to be false) the hero loses the rights to his inheritance, then disappears, leads a low life in London, goes overseas, is rumored to be in Australia, and reappears many years later to claim his heritage. As Australian papers later pointed out, this plot was a fictionalized version of the real-life Tichborne saga, but remarkably the novel was published before that scandal broke. The Tichborne heir, Sir Roger Tichborne, fell in love with his cousin, disappeared, and was rumored to be on the Australian goldfields or drowned in South America. Castro, a butcher from Wagga, appeared to claim the title but was found to be an imposter. The claimant had been in Gippsland at the same time as Kingsley and was connected to the Bogong Jack bushranging gang, which Kingsley mentions in The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn.' (Patrick Morgan 'Henry Kingsley (1830-1876)') London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press , 1925
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y separately published work icon The History of Margaret Catchpole, A Suffolk Girl Richard Cobbold , London : Henry Colburn , 1845 Z1045302 1845 single work novel

Richard Cobbold's The History of Margaret Catchpole is a novelised account of the life of the woman who had once been a servant to the Cobbold family. Cobbold represents Catchpole as a tomboyish girl, daughter of a rural farm worker in Suffolk who becomes a particularly skilled horse rider.

London : Oxford University Press , 1907
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y separately published work icon Lady Anna Anthony Trollope , Z1504960 1873 single work novel Trollope describes the novel thus: 'A young girl, who is really a lady of high rank and great wealth, though in her youth she enjoyed none of the priveleges of wealth and rank, marries a tailor who had been good to her, and whom she loved when she was poor and neglected' (An Autobiography). Trollope wrote Lady Anna en route from Liverpool to Melbourne and the novel ends with the emigration of Lady Anna and her husband to Australia. (Sadleir) Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1936
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y separately published work icon John Caldigate : A Novel Anthony Trollope , 1878-1879 Z1134290 1878 single work novel London : Oxford University Press , 1946
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y separately published work icon Australian Short Stories Henrietta Drake-Brockman , Walter Murdoch , London : Oxford University Press , 1951 Z449816 1951 anthology short story London : Oxford University Press , 1963
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y separately published work icon Australian Short Stories Henrietta Drake-Brockman , Walter Murdoch , London : Oxford University Press , 1951 Z449816 1951 anthology short story London : Oxford University Press , 1951
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y separately published work icon His Natural Life For the Term of His Natural Life Marcus Clarke , 1870-1872 Z1032375 1870-1872 single work novel (taught in 15 units)

'Scarcely out of print since the early 1870s, For the Term of His Natural Life has provided successive generations with a vivid account of a brutal phase of colonial life. The main focus of this great convict novel is the complex interaction between those in power and those who suffer, made meaningful because of its hero's struggle against his wrongful imprisonment. Elements of romance, incidents of family life and passages of scenic description both relieve and give emphasis to the tragedy that forms its heart.' (Publication summary : Penguin Books 2009)

London : Oxford University Press , 1952
y separately published work icon The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn Henry Kingsley , Cambridge : Macmillan , 1859 Z840443 1859 single work novel London : Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press , 1924
y separately published work icon Robbery Under Arms : A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Goldfields of Australia Rolf Boldrewood , 1882-1883 Z1039336 1882 single work novel

Dick Marston narrates the events of his and his brother Jim's association with notorious bushranger Captain Starlight.

London : Oxford University Press , 1949
y separately published work icon Lady Anna Anthony Trollope , Z1504960 1873 single work novel Trollope describes the novel thus: 'A young girl, who is really a lady of high rank and great wealth, though in her youth she enjoyed none of the priveleges of wealth and rank, marries a tailor who had been good to her, and whom she loved when she was poor and neglected' (An Autobiography). Trollope wrote Lady Anna en route from Liverpool to Melbourne and the novel ends with the emigration of Lady Anna and her husband to Australia. (Sadleir) Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1990
y separately published work icon Harry Heathcote of Gangoil : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Anthony Trollope , 1873-1874 Z1169389 1873 single work novel

'Trollope's only Australian novel, Harry Heathcote of Gangoil deals with the problems facing a young sheepfarmer, or 'squatter' (modeled after Trollope's son Frederic) in outback Australia. Using conventions of the Christmas story established by Dickens in the late 1840s, the novel shows Harry Heathcote thwarting the envious ex-convict neighbors who harbor his disgruntled former employees and who attempt to set fire to his pastures. Trollope draws heavily on his knowledge of the social and economic conditions of bush life acquired during a year-long visit to Australia in 1871-2. This story by Trollope reflects the author's readiness to diverge from the familiar paths that were most congenial to him and to his readership.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (1981 Arno edition).

Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1992
y separately published work icon John Caldigate : A Novel Anthony Trollope , 1878-1879 Z1134290 1878 single work novel London : Oxford University Press , 1993
y separately published work icon Lady Anna Anthony Trollope , Z1504960 1873 single work novel Trollope describes the novel thus: 'A young girl, who is really a lady of high rank and great wealth, though in her youth she enjoyed none of the priveleges of wealth and rank, marries a tailor who had been good to her, and whom she loved when she was poor and neglected' (An Autobiography). Trollope wrote Lady Anna en route from Liverpool to Melbourne and the novel ends with the emigration of Lady Anna and her husband to Australia. (Sadleir) Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1998
y separately published work icon An Australian Girl Mrs. Alick Macleod , London : Richard Bentley , 1890 Z822219 1890 single work novel Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1999

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