Australian Short Stories by Walter Murdoch and H. Drake-Brockman
Australian Short Stories by Walter Murdoch and H. Drake-Brockman
Australian Short Stories by Walter Murdoch and H. Drake-Brockman
Australian Short Stories by Walter Murdoch and H. Drake-Brockman
Australian Short Stories by Walter Murdoch and H. Drake-Brockman

Australian Short Stories by Walter Murdoch and H. Drake-Brockman

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Australian Short Stories

Selected by Walter Murdoch and H. Drake-Brockman

Oxford University Press, 1963, hardcover, dust-jacket 

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, price-clipped dust-jacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, a little soiling in spots (see photographs)

"More than one classic novel has been added by Australia to the literature of the English-speaking world, and this anthology shows how fertile her writers have been, also, in the production of short stories.  No fewer than forty-eight authors are represented, with one or more complete stories each.  Henry Handel Richardson and Katharine Susannah Prichard are among those whose work has already reached a large public far beyond Australia itself, and readers in many lands will find in the present volume further evidence of a growing creative literature in the Commonwealth.  The earliest story included dates from c.1894 and the latest from c.1956."

Includes:
'Beereeun the Mirage Maker' - K. Langloh Parker
'The Jeweller's Shop' - Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy)
'The Parson's Blackboy' - Ernest Favenc
'John Price's Bar of Steel - Price Warung (William Astley)
'Scrammy 'And - Barbara Baynton
'The Funerals of Malachi Mooney' - Edward Dyson
'Send Round the Hat' - Henry Lawson
'Fourteen Fathoms by Quetta Rock' - Randolph Bedford
'The Night We Watched for Wallabies' - Steele Rudd (Arthur H. Davis)
'Kate's Wedding' - Steele Rudd (Arthur H. Davis)
'The Widow Dare' - H. Stone
'The Champion Bullock-Driver' - Lance Skuthorpe
'And Women Must Weep' - Henry Handel Richardson
'Adventure: A Fantasy of the Ranges' - Hugh McCrae
'The Good Grandmother' - Hugh McCrae
'Crows' - Dowell O'Reilly
'The Hand' - M. L. Skinner
'The Lobster and the Lioness' - KODAK (Ernest O'Ferrall)
'Hoodoo Jo' - Bernard Cronin
'A Bed of Rubies' - H. E. Riemann
'The Grey Horse' - Katharine Susannah Prichard
'The Stump' - Vance Palmer
'Memoirs of a Professional Escaper' - Les Robinson
'Our New Properties' - James Hackston
'The Dinkum Australian' - Harley Matthews
'The Pise House' - Brian James
'Suburban Souvenir' - Hermon Gill
'The Pelican' - Cecil Mann
'Going Home' - Myra Morris
'Dry Spell' - Marjorie Barnard
'End of an Idol' - Ernestine Hill
'Kaijek the Songman' - Xavier Herbert
'Fear' - H. Drake-Brockman
'Tell Us About the Turkey, Jo...' - Alan Marshall
'Blow Carson, I Say' - Alan Marshall
The Nightshift' - John Morrison
'Harvest' - John K. Ewers
'He Walks Home with his Wife' - Don Edwards
'The Enthusiastic Prisoner' - E. O. Schlunke
'Seed Among Thorns' - Dorothy Sanders
'Dust' - Gavin Casey
'Two Women' - A. C. Headley
'No One Spoke' - Russell J. Oakes
'The Bleeding of Irish O'Banion' - James Sweeney
'You Go, Florence Nightingale!' - Dal Stivens
'The Man who Bowled Victor Trumper' - Dal Stivens
'The Three Jolly Foxes' - Douglas Stewart
'Drift' - Peter Cowan
'Twenty Strong' - Margaret Trist
'The Kid' - Ken Levis
'Hullo, Joe' - Jon Cleary