4. Detailed Bibliography
and URLs

Australian Literary History

Allen, Walter, The Short Story in English, Oxford, 1981
Aspects of Australian Fiction, ed. by Alan Brissenden, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia, 1990
The Oxford Literary History of Australia, eds. Bruce Bennett, Jennifer Strauss and Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1998
The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature, ed. by W.H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews, OUP, Melbourne, 19942
W. Walker, Australian Literature (1864). Facsimile ed. by Victor Crittenden, Canberra, The Mulini Press, 1996
Shoemaker, Adam, Black Words White Page: Aboriginal Literature 1929 -1988, University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1989

Australian History

Brock, Peggy " Outback Ghettos: Aborigines, Institutionalisation and Survival" (Studies in Australian History), Cambridge University Press, 1993
Clark, M. A History of Australia, 6 vol. Melbourne University Press, 1987

Manning Clark, A Short History of Australia, Heinemann, London, 1973
Lois, Foster and David, Stockley, Australian Multiculturalism. A Documentary History and Critique, Multilingual Matters 37, Clevedon, 1988
The Oxford History of Australia, gen. ed. Geoffrey Bolton, 5 vols, OUP, Melbourne1986-90


Batley, Paul, "The State´s Fiduciary Duty to the Stolen Children", Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 2, no. 2, 1996, pp.177-194
Beckett, Jeremy, "Torres Strait Islanders: Custom and Colonialism", Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1987
Berndt R. M. & Berndt C. H., The World of the First Australians. Aboriginal Tradition Life: Past and Present, Angus & Robertson, London, 1964
Bleakley, J.W, "The Aborigines of Australia", Jacaranda Press, 1961
Bringing Them Home: Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Sydney, 1997
Children in Limbo: An Investigation into the circumstances and needs of children in long term care in Western Australia, Department for Community Welfare, Perth, 1981
Choo, Christine, Black Must Go White: The Removal of Part-Aboriginal Children from their Families - an Explanation of the Policy and Practice of AO Neville, Chief Protector of Aborigines, 1915-1940, University of WA, M. Phil. thesis, 1989
Cunneen, Chris, A Study of Aboriginal Juveniles and Police Violence, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Sydney, 1990
Edwards, Coral and Peter Read, The Lost Children: Thirteen Australians taken from their Aboriginal families tell of the struggle to find their natural parents, Doubleday, Sydney, 1989
Elkin, A.P., The Australian Aborigines, Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1979
Gale, Fay,"Foster Homes for Aboriginal Children", Australian Journal of Social Work, vol. 21 no. 1, 1968 pp. 8-14
Healy, John., Literature and the Aborigine in Australia, University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 19892
Indigenous Australian Voices: A Reader, eds. J. Sabbioni, K. Schffer, S. Smith, Rutgers University Press, 1998
Lawlor, Robert, Voices of the First Day: Awakening in the Aboriginal Dreamtime , Inner Traditions Intl Ltd, 1991
Long, J. P. M., Aboriginal Settlements: A Survey of Institutional Communities in Eastern Australia, ANU Press, Canberra, 1970
Mattingley, Christobel and Ken Hampton (eds), "Survival in Our Own Land: Aboriginal Experiences in South Australia Since 1836", Hodder & Stoughton, Sydney,1992
Nettheim, Garth, "Victims of the Law: Black Queenslanders Today", Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1981
Read, Peter, "The Stolen Generations: The Removal of Aboriginal People in NSW 1883 to 1969", NSW Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, Occasional Paper no. 1, 1981
Rintoul Stuart (ed), "The Wailing: A National Black Oral History", William Heinemann, Australia, 1993
Rowley, C. D., "The Destruction of Aboriginal Society", Penguin, Ringwood, 1970
Schwarten, A. E., "Westbrook Farm Home for Boys Inquiry", Queensland Government, Brisbane, 1961


Thea Astley

I. It´s Raining in Mango:
Anne Molloy, Tantalizing images from Astley, The Courier-Mail, Brisbane 22.10. 1988, p. 7
William Noonan, Richly-woven tapestry, The Australian, Canberra 6. 6. 1988
Susan McKernan, Saga of the ordinary, The Bulletin, Sydney, 21. 6. 1988, p.119
Elizabeth Webby, Men, women, black, white - Astley marks 1988, The Sydney Morning Herald, 25. 6. 1988, p.76
Jennifer Maiden, It´s Raining in Mango, by Thea Astley, The Age, Melbourne, Dec/88 - Jan/1989, p.33
Jeff Doyle, Critical eye on the cycles of Australian Life, The Canberra Times, 28. 5. 1988, p. ?
Karen Lamb, Family traits and dramas, The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Great weekend 6, 4. 6. 1988





  Short Stories Model Interpretations  


1. Selection Principle
2. Didactic and Methodical Considerations
3. Excerpt from: Thea Astley, "Heart is Where the Home is"

4. Detailed Bibliography and URLs

5. Additional Suggestion


II. General bibliography:
Andrew, Irvine, Essence and Excrescence: Suggestions of Aboriginality in Some Recent Australian Writing, Hermes Papers, 1990, p. 32 -37
Goldworthy, Kerry, "Thea Astley´s Writing; Magnetic North", , Parkville, Meanjin 42 (1983), 478-85
Laurie, Clancy, "The Fiction of Thea Astley", Meridian 5 (1986) p. 43-52
"Thea Astley", in: International Literature in English, Essays on the Major Writers, ed. . Ross, Robert L, Garland Publishing, Inc. New York & London 1991, pp. 593 - 602
Senn, Werner, Changing visions of history, Australian Studies (UK), no. 11, April p. 89-99
Willbanks, Ray, Australian Writers, University of Texas Press, 1991, p. 32 - 43

A. Marshall

Clancy, Laurie, Review of The Complete Stories, Overland, no. 69 (1978), pp. 68-71
Lindsay, Jack. " A Triumph over Adversity: Comments on Alan Marshall´s Writing". In Meanjin 28, no.4 (1969): 437-45. Reprinted in Decay and Renewal: Critical Essays on Twentieth Century Writing, 335-48. Sidney: Wild & Woolley, 1976
Marks, Harry, I Can Jump Oceans, The World of Alan Marshall, Melbourne, Nelson (Australia), 1976
Marshall, Alan, "Some Aspects of the Writer´s Craft: A Talk", Opinion 10, no. 2 (1966), pp.20-30

J. Morrison

Loh, Morag, "John Morrison: Writers at Work", Meanjin 46 (1987), pp.496-501
Phillips, A.A. "The Short Stories Of John Morrrison". Overland (Winter 1974): 31-35
Reid,Ian, Introduction to Selected Stories, Adelaide: Rigby, 1972

Katharine Susannah Prichard

Beasley, Jack, The Rage for Life: the Work of Katharine Susannah Prichard, Sydney: Current Book Distributors, 1964
K. S. Prichard, in: J.J. Heally, Literature and the Aborigine in Australia, UQP, St Lucia, 19892 p. 143-147
Henriette Drake-Brockman, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1967
E.W. Irwin, "Australia´s Katharine Susannah Prichard", New Frontiers 5, no. 2(summer 1956)

M. Lurie

Grant, B., Brilliant funny friend", (review of ' Running Nicely ')ABR, no. 14 (1979), pp. 12-13;
Hall, R., (review of ' Running Nicely '), SMH, 7 July 1979, p. 18;
O´Hearn, D.J., "Morris Lurie: Humour of Survival", Overland, no. 89 (1982), pp. 24-28
O´Hearn, D.J., (review of ' Running Nicely '), Age, 16 June 1979, p. 23
Perkins, E., Seventeen Stories from Men and Women, ( review of 'Running Nicely') Quadrant 23, no. (1979), pp. 68-69

A. Weller

Shoemaker, Adam, "Fiction or Assumed Fiction: The Short Stories Of Colin Johnson, Jack Davis and Archie Weller", Connections, Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988, pp. 53-59
Tiffin, Chris. "Relentless Realism, Archie Weller´s Going Home". Kunapipi 10. 1 & 2 .... (1988), pp. 222-35

Internet Resources

ABC School Television

The First Australians

Aboriginal Studies

Australian National Library

Australian Authors

Thea Astley

Marjorie Barnard

Morris Lurie

Alan Marshall

John Morrison

K. S. Prichard

Archie Weller

Tim Winton

Stryker´s Tim Winton Web Page

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