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Cicadas single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1981... 1981 Cicadas
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  • Inside back cover of Night Animals states that 'Cicadas' was first published in the Canberra Times but no date is given.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon A Corner Full of Characters Bruce Pascoe , Mallacoota : Blackstone Press , 1981 Z207383 1981 selected work short story poetry Mallacoota : Blackstone Press , 1981 pg. 25-29
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Night Animals Bruce Pascoe , Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 Z390962 1986 selected work short story 'Night Animals is about people on the edge, threatened by the collapse of their visions, with only the night as witness: the local butcher whose business booms mysteriously; the whites whose scheme involves spiked flour; a tart and a fool who meet in a pub and find solidarity; a man inspired by the brilliance of a tropical parrot. Whatever the setting, these stories ring with the clarity of the bush in the night, the haunting cry of the boo-book owl.' (Source: Back cover) Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 pg. 49-54
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