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Issue Details: First known date: 1890... 1890 Tales of "The System"
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Notes

  • Warung's 'Tales of "The System" ' was the first of his five series of short stories dealing with Australian convict life. The twenty-five stories in this series were originally published in in the Bulletin from 24 May 1890 to 10 January 1891; the series title began appearing from the publication of the fourth story, "Absolom Day's Promotion." Eleven of the stories were published in book form as the short story anthology Tales of the Convict System (1892).

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How Muster-Master Stoneman Earned His Breakfast 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 24 May vol. 11 no. 536 1890; (p. 8) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 1-11) Convict Days 1960; (p. 178-185) Tales of the Convict System : Selected Stories of Price Warung 1975; (p. 14-21) The Penguin Book of Australian Short Stories 1976; (p. 32-40) Australian Stories of Horror and Suspense from the Early Days 1978; (p. 1-10)
Spinning the Hemp The Hanging of the Eighteen (Spinning the Hemp) 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 September vol. 11 no. 554 1890; (p. 22,24) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 128-149)
Knotting the Rope Tales of "The System" : XII : The Hanging of the Eighteen (Knotting the Rope); The Hanging of the Eighteen (Knotting the Rope) 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 4 October vol. 11 no. 555 1890; (p. 21-22,24) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 150-175)
The Wooing of Convict Denham Tales of "The System" : XIII : The Wooing of Convict Denham 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 11 October vol. 11 no. 556 1890; (p. 22,24)
Janet Guilfoyle's Delusion Tales of "The System" : XIV : Janet Guilfoyle's Delusion 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 October vol. 11 no. 557 1890; (p. 19-20)
Sins of the Fathers Tales of "The System" : XV : The Sins of the Fathers 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 October vol. 11 no. 558 1890; (p. 21-22,24)
A Bathurst Field Day Tales of "The System" : XVI : A Bathurst Field Day 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 1 November vol. 11 no. 559 1890; (p. 18-20)
In Flogger's Corner 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 November vol. 11 no. 560 1890; (p. 18-20)
Mr. Slyde's Auction Tales of "The System" : XVIII : Mr Slyde's Auction 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 15 November vol. 11 no. 561 1890; (p. 18-19) Tales of the Convict System : Selected Stories of Price Warung 1975; (p. 86-96)
The Procession of the Buttercup Tales of "The System" : XIX : The Procession of the Buttercup 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 November vol. 11 no. 562 1890; (p. 21-22)
A Port Arthur Episode Tales of "The System" : XXIII : A Port Arthur Episode 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 December vol. 11 no. 565 1890; (p. 21-22)
The Platooning of Private Trench Tales of "The System" : XXIII : the Platooning of Private Trench 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 December vol. 11 no. 567 1890; (p. 10)
Lieutenant Darrell's Predicament Tales of "The System" : XX : Lieutenant Darrell's Predicament 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 29 November vol. 11 no. 563 1890; (p. 20-22) Convict Days 1960; (p. 1-16) Short Stories of Australia : The Lawson Tradition 1967; (p. 58-74) Best Australian Short Stories 1971; (p. 46-62) Classic Australian Short Stories 1974; (p. 1-16) The Penguin Book of 19th Century Australian Literature 1993; (p. 115-129)

— Appears in: Impressions on a Continent : A Collection of Australian Short Stories 1983; (p. 109-123) Australische Erzähler von Marcus Clarke bis Patrick White 1984; (p. 15-35)
Convict Rudde's Proposal of Marriage Tales of "The System" : XXI : Convict Rudde's Proposal of Marriage 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 6 December vol. 11 no. 564 1890; (p. 20-22)
How "Lifer" Dale Attended the Guest-Dinner 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 14 June vol. 11 no. 539 1890; (p. 8) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 12-24)
Egerton of Ours 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 19 July vol. 11 no. 544 1890; (p. 8) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 25-36)
Absalom Day's Promotion Tales of "The System" : IV : Absalom Day's Promotion 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 9 August vol. 11 no. 547 1890; (p. 24) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 37-54) Tales of the Convict System : Selected Stories of Price Warung 1975; (p. 33-46)
The Convict's Sacrament Tales of "The System" : V : the Convict's Sacrament 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 16 August vol. 11 no. 548 1890; (p. 24) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 55-69)
Under the Whip, or, The Parson's Lost Soul Tales of "The System" : VI : Under the Whip, or, The Parson's Lost Soul 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 23 August vol. 11 no. 549 1890; (p. 24) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 70-85) Australian Round-Up : Stories From 1790 to 1950 1953; (p. 60-70)
The Commandant's Picnic Party Tales of "The System" : VII : the Commandant's Picnic Party 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 30 August vol. 11 no. 550 1890; (p. 22,24) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 86-108)
Miss Latchford's Overseer Tales of "The System" : VIII : Miss Latchford's Overseer 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 6 September vol. 11 no. 551 1890; (p. 22,24)
The Little Joke of no.6006 Tales of "The System" : VIII : the Little Joke of no. 6006 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 September vol. 11 no. 552 1890; (p. 22,24)
Special Commission Sunday Tales of "The System" : X : Special Commission Sunday 'Price Warung' , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 September vol. 11 no. 553 1890; (p. 22,24)
On Dead Man's Isle Tales of "The System" : XXIV : On Dead Man's Isle 'Price Warung' , 1891 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 3 January vol. 11 no. 568 1891; (p. 8-9)
Marooned on the Grummet Tales of "The System" : XXV : Marooned on the Grummet 'Price Warung' , 1891 single work short story
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 10 January vol. 11 no. 569 1891; (p. 21-22,24) Tales of the Convict System 1892; (p. 176-193)

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