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y separately published work icon Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore anthology   poetry   short story   prose  
Note: Compiled and annotated by Bill Scott.
Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore
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Notes

  • Dedication: 'To the memory of Vance Palmer and A.B. Paterson, and to all the field workers in Australian folk lore without whose patience these treasures might have been neglected.'
  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed. Other material in this issue includes: Section I: The History that Shaped a Tradition; Section V: Oddments and Fragments; Appendix: Directory of Museums.
  • Divided into five sections. The following sections containing literary material by Australian authors have been indexed: Section II: Traditional Songs (pp.89-214); Section III: The Tall Story (pp.215-266); and Section IV: Poems and Ballads (pp.267-356).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Ure Smith , 1976 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
They'll Tell You about Mei"Me, I'm the man that dug the Murray for Sturt to sail down,", Ian Mudie , single work poetry humour satire (p. 11-12)
"Well, I'm stiff and stony broke, and I've parted with my moke" Across the Western Plains I Must Wanderi"It's ah! for my grog, my jolly, jolly grog,", single work poetry (p. 95)
Another Fall of Raini"Now the weather had been sultry for a fortnight's time or more,", John Neilson , single work poetry (p. 97)
Augathella Stationi"Farewell and adieu to you Brisbane ladies,", single work poetry (p. 98-99)
The Banks of the Condaminei"Oh, hark the dogs are barking, love,", single work poetry (p. 100-101)
Bill Brinks "There once was a shearer by name, Billy Brinks," Bluey Brinki"There once was a shearer by name, Bluey Brink,", single work poetry humour (p. 104-105)
Billy Sheehani"Out on the forty-pound rails steamed a C 16,", single work poetry (p. 107)
The Black Ribbon Band "It was in the town of Tralee, an apprentice to trade I was bound," The Black Velvet Bandi"'Twas in the city of London in apprenticeship I was bound", Anonymous , single work poetry (p. 109)
Bold Jack Donahoe [Donahoo]i"In Dublin Town I was brought up, in that city of great fame,", single work poetry (p. 110-111)
Botany Bay I Botany Bayi"Farewell to old England for ever,", single work poetry (p. 112-113)
The Broken-Down Squatteri"Come, Stumpy, old man, we must shift while we can;", 'Anthos' , single work poetry (p. 114-115)
The Buffalo Shooter's Songi"If you ever go up north among the buffalo", single work poetry (p. 117)
The Bullockies' Balli"The teams were camped along the gullies,", single work poetry (p. 118-119)
Bullocky-Oi"I draw for Speckle's Mill, bullocky-O, bullocky-O,", single work poetry (p. 120-121)
The Cabbage-Tree Hati"Old hat, though I may want a new one,", Charles Augustus Flower , single work poetry (p. 123)
The Canecutter's Lamenti"How we suffered grief and pain", single work poetry (p. 124)
The Ballad of 'The Catalpa'i"A noble whale-ship and commander", single work poetry (p. 126-127)
Click Go the Shears : An Australian Balladi"Out on the board the old shearer stands", single work poetry (p. 129-130)
Note: First line: 'There on the board the old shearer stands,'
The Death of Willy Stonei"They'll tell it far and wide, for the lad we love has died,", single work poetry (p. 131)
Dennis O'Reillyi"My name is Dennis O'Reilly", single work poetry (p. 132)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Dee Why West, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Summit Books , 1978 .
      Extent: 429p.
      Description: illus., music
      ISBN: 0727103121
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Lansdowne , 1981 .
      Extent: 429p.
      Description: illus., music
      ISBN: 0701815973
    • Brookvale, Manly - Allambie - Curl Curl area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Child and Henry , 1986 .
      Extent: 414p.
      Description: illus., music
      ISBN: 0867772824
    • Frenchs Forest, Killarney Heights - Frenchs Forest area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: PR Books , 1988 .
      Extent: 414p.
      Edition info: 3rd ed.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0867772824

Works about this Work

Books That Changed Me : Wendy James Wendy James , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 17 June 2012; (p. 18)
"The Whale in the Bay" Folk Motif and Australian Fiction J. S. Ryan , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , March no. 4 1990; (p. 12-26)
Untitled Nancy Keesing , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 July 1977; (p. 19)

— Review of Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore 1976 anthology poetry short story prose
Untitled B. Boucher , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 December 1976; (p. 25)

— Review of Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore 1976 anthology poetry short story prose
Untitled B. Boucher , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 December 1976; (p. 25)

— Review of Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore 1976 anthology poetry short story prose
Untitled Nancy Keesing , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 July 1977; (p. 19)

— Review of Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore 1976 anthology poetry short story prose
Books That Changed Me : Wendy James Wendy James , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 17 June 2012; (p. 18)
"The Whale in the Bay" Folk Motif and Australian Fiction J. S. Ryan , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , March no. 4 1990; (p. 12-26)
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