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Issue Details: First known date: 1894... 1894 That Blackfellow
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Australian station romance between a Sydney boarding school girl returned home and a friend of her brother's. Sparring turns to love when they are rescued from a bushfire by an Aboriginal station hand. Light; patronising description of Aborigine with some ironic commentary on white man's love. Also direct authorial irony, for example in comparison of bushfire and the fires of passion. (PB)

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    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 29 no. 351 August 1894 Z1049432 1894 periodical issue 1894 pg. 689-690
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