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Notes

  • Dedication: To Donald and Myfanwy Horne - for fine companionship and inspiration
  • Epigraph: Children are never more serious than when they are playing. - Essais, Montaigne, bk.1, ch.23

Contents

* Contents derived from the Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Vintage , 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Tricky Question of the Lone Diner, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose humour (p. 3-5) Section: On Gastronomy
The Grave Case of Australian Oyster Abuse, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 6-18) Section: On Gastronomy
An Inquiry into the Failure of Australians to Eat Enough Cheese, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 19-25) Section: On Gastronomy
Dining Alone at Christmas On Preferring to Dine Alone at Christmas, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose humour (p. 26-36) Section: On Gastronomy
Coffee and the National Biography: A Cursory Examination, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose (p. 37-43) Section: On Gastronomy
The Ballad of the Sade Cafe, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose (p. 44-51) Section: On Gastronomy
A Musing : The Music of Ice, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose (p. 52-55) Section: On Gastronomy
The Larrikin Spirit : An Interrogation An Inquiry into the Australian Character, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose (p. 59-66) Section: On Society
Putting an End to the Matter : Genitals vs. Hands and Sitting Down to Pee Hands Versus Genitals : The Age Old Question, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 67-74) Section: On Society
Good and Bad Form in Controversy, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 75-82) Section: On Society
The Mythical Middle Class and Other Categories of Contempt - Some Rulings, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 83-92) Section: On Society
Miscellaneous Items of Concern Rulings on Miscellaneous Items of Concern, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 93-103) Section: On Society
The State of Conversation 1 : New Ways of Talking, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 104-107) Section: On Society
The State of Conversation 2 : The Boredom of 'Talking to Win', Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 108-115) Section: On Society
Six or Seven New Ways of Sex and all it Means New Sex and All It Means (and the Rise of Cyborg): A Languid Inquiry, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 116-123) Section: On Society
The Art of Fun : A Lighthearted Investigation, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose humour (p. 124-131) Section: On Society
The Art of Living : Are We Living Right? A Reassurance, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 132-139) Section: On Society
The Lost-Art of Speech Making, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 140-148) Section: On Society
National Festivals : What Do We Celebrate?, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose (p. 149-154) Section: On Society
The Strange Case of Democratic Fatigue and the Frail Voter The Strange Case of Democratic Fatigue, Frank Moorhouse , single work prose satire (p. 157-164) Section: On Politics

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage , 2002 .
      Extent: 296p.
      ISBN: 0091841623

Works about this Work

Discourse Fever Luke Slattery , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 15 May 2002; (p. 48)
Of Manners and Morals Peter Pierce , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 240 2002; (p. 49-50)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Moorhouse sharpens the axe Graham Nowland , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 April 2002; (p. 6)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Mind Over Manners Emma-Kate Symons , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 April 2002; (p. 12)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Charming, Short Musings Mark Thomas , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 March 2002; (p. 19)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Untitled Phil Brown , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 13 - 19 March 2002; (p. 10)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Urbane Barman with Aplomb in the Mouth Liam Davison , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 March 2002; (p. 11)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Charming, Short Musings Mark Thomas , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 March 2002; (p. 19)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Mind Over Manners Emma-Kate Symons , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 April 2002; (p. 12)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Moorhouse sharpens the axe Graham Nowland , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 April 2002; (p. 6)

— Review of The Inspector-General of Misconception : The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out Frank Moorhouse , 2002 selected work prose
Discourse Fever Luke Slattery , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 15 May 2002; (p. 48)
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