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Issue Details: First known date: 1927... vol. 8 no. 12 1 December 1927 of The Home est. 1920 The Home
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  • Xmas Number
  • Contains section, 'Some High Personages - at Low Terms', which comprises brief biographical notes with accompanying caricatures (by David Low, q.v.) of 'prominent Australian personalities' including Bernard O'Dowd, Roderick Quinn, Arthur H. Adams, C. J. Dennis, A. G. Stephens, Randolph Bedford, William Macleod, David Low and James Edmond.
  • Includes feature, 'My Most Memorable Xmas', which comprises reminiscences by various (literary) personalities such as Mary Gaunt, Marie Tempest, Irene Vanbrugh, Maurice Moscovitch, Michael Terry, L. H. Allen, H. Tasman Lovell, J. Le Gay Brereton, Seymour Hicks, Zillah Bateman, Prince de Broglie, Patric Curwen, Rowena Ronald and Mary MacGregor. The section includes a poem by Prince Jacques de Broglie which has been indexed below.
  • Contains Ethel Anderson's (q.v.) monthly column, 'Certain Things Considered'; this instalment includes a brief discussion of a recently published autobiography, A Journalist's Memories by Reginald Spencer Browne (q.v.).
  • Includes the monthly column, 'Sydney S'Amuse' which contains a brief discussion regarding Katharine Susannah Prichard (q.v.) and her recent visit to Sydney. Prichard also responds to the question as to whether her novel The Pioneers was inspired by Frederick McCubbin's (q.v.) painting in the Melbourne Gallery.


* Contents derived from the 1927 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
What Xmas Means in Australia, Jean Curlewis , 1927 single work prose (p. 23)
The Philosophic Duckling, D. Lindsay Thompson , 1927 single work short story (p. 24, 84)
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Nancy Takes a House : An Adventure in Domesticity, Ethel Knight Kelly , 1927 single work short story humour (p. 30, 74, 77-78, 82, 84)
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Up Hawkesbury Wayi"There are maidens in our village", 1927 single work poetry (p. 34)
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Forming the Queue for Queensland, Margaret Preston , 1927 single work prose travel (p. 36, 70, 72)
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Something for Aunt Henrietta, Frank Middlemiss , 1927 single work short story humour (p. 58)
Our Rarer Fauna, L. H. Allen , 1927 sequence poetry humour (p. 63)
The Glum Galoot : IIIi"Beware, beware the Glum Galoot!", L. H. Allen , 1927 single work poetry humour (p. 63)
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The Bunyip : Ii"The Bunyip is a curious beast,", L. H. Allen , 1927 single work poetry humour (p. 63)
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The Bandicoot : IIi"Learn now about the Bandicoot,", L. H. Allen , 1927 single work poetry humour (p. 63)
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The Grumpus : IVi"The Grumpus is a perfect dear.", L. H. Allen , 1927 single work poetry humour (p. 63)
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Tact, L. R. , 1927 single work short story humour (p. 100)
Blue Mountains of Australiai"Ling'ring in Mem'ry are the happy hours", Jacques De Broglie , 1927 single work poetry (p. 116)

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