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Issue Details: First known date: 1951... 1 September 1951 of The Australian Journal est. 1865 The Australian Journal
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Notes

  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed. Other material in this issue includes:

    • The fifth instalment of The Knave of Hearts by British author, Barbara Cartland
    • The Covered Man by British author, Michael Hastings
    • The Funny Man's Day by British author, Stacy Aumonier
    • A Long Way from Home by American author, Alan MacDonald
    • Medical Background by American author, Roy R. Burlingame
    • To Love and to Cherish by British author, Stella Gibbons

Contents

* Contents derived from the 1951 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
In Passing, Ronald Campbell , 1951 single work column
This column gives a short history of the journal from its inception in 1865 to 1951.
(p. 3, 80)
The Wonder Horse, Rex Grayson , 1951 single work short story (p. 12-15, 35-36)
Nights Ashore, Dale Collins , 1951 single work short story
'It may or may not be true that a sailor has a wife in every port, but it is certain that to him every port is a new hunting ground to be approached in the spirit of adventure. In his stories, Australian author, Dale Collins, who has sailed round the world several times, in every type of vessel from a small yacht to a luxury liner, writes of what he has seen when he relates the adventures of love and chance experienced by a sailor on his nights ashore.' (p. 16)
(p. 16-19)
Shark Bait, Dorothy Cottrell , 1951 single work short story (p. 20, 38-41)
Dog Trial, Muriel Milkins , 1951 single work short story (p. 21-23)
The Disraeli Love Story, Jean Campbell , 1951 single work short story historical fiction
'This story is about Benjamin Disraeli, afterwards Lord Beaconsfield, author and statesman. For many years one of the most powerful political leaders in the world, Disraeli’s most spectacular coup was in 1876, when he anticipated the French government by purchasing, on his own responsibility and at a moment’s notice, all the shares in the Suez Canal owned by the Khedive of Egypt, thus assuring his country a controlling interest in the world’s most important waterway. Disraeli was a close friend and constant counsellor of Queen Victoria, who his advise assumed the title of Empress of India. Dying in 1881, he is buried in Westminster Abbey. Lady Beaconsfield married Disraeli in the death of her first husband, Wyndham Lewis, a prominent figure in the House of Commons. They met at the house of Edward Bulwer, afterwards Lord Lytton, author and politician. His novels, the most famous of which is ‘The Last Days of Pompeii,’ are better known today than those of Disraeli. For many years he was a Member of the British Cabinet. His marriage to Rosina Wheeler was unhappy, and terminated in a legal separation in 1836.' (25)
(p. 24-27, 36-37)
The Little Grey Dress, Dulcie Dunlop Ladds , 1951 single work short story (p. 28-35)

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