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Life in the Australian backblocks

Edward S. Sorenson

Life in the Australian backblocks

by Edward S. Sorenson

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Published by C. O"Neil in South Yarra, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country life -- Australia -- History

  • Edition Notes

    First published : Melbourne : Whitcombe and Tombs, 1911.

    StatementEdward S. Sorenson ; foreward by Geoffrey Blainey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS522A8 S67 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19532206M
    ISBN 100859023850
    OCLC/WorldCa27578003

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    In titling his novel "Such Is Life" (itself a traditional phrase of stoicism and reputedly the last words of Australia's most famous criminal, Ned Kelly) and crediting it to the authorship of Tom Collins, Furphy was indicating that this supposedly realistic account of life in the backblocks should be taken with a grain of salt, and ironized. Australian Lives: An Intimate History illuminates Australian life across the 20th and into the 21st century: how Australian people have been shaped by the forces and expectations of contemporary history and how, in turn, they have made their lives and created Australian society. From oral history interviews with Australians born between

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The stories are set out in the order in which they were published, together with 3. Sorenson's Life in the Australian Backblocks (London, ) is a classic account of bush life by a man with first-hand knowledge.

In his fiction he remained firmly in the nationalist tradition, although his early novel, The Squatter's Ward (London, ), displays incongruous Gothic elements.The Life and Death of the Australian Backyard is based on a detailed quantitative study of this increasing, but previously unstudied, problem.

It discusses the nature, uses and meaning of the traditional backyard, presents an understanding of the changes that have been happening and suggests possible remedies.Sorenson's Life in the Australian Backblocks (London, ) is an account of bush life by a writer with practical knowledge of the subject.

He also wrote stories featuring Australian wildlife. He was a member of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union and the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales and the Fellowship of Australian Writers.