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The Resource Bunyips : Australia's folklore of fear, Robert Holden and Nicholas Holden

Bunyips : Australia's folklore of fear, Robert Holden and Nicholas Holden

Label
Bunyips : Australia's folklore of fear
Title
Bunyips
Title remainder
Australia's folklore of fear
Statement of responsibility
Robert Holden and Nicholas Holden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of bizarre and imaginary Australian creatures and the legends and folklore surrounding them; physical characteristics; Aboriginal stories; bunyips; wild man; whowie; yowies; hairy man; giant; bunyee bunyee; hobyahs; historical fact; claims of skeletal remains; hoaxes; representation in literature; fiction; illustrations
Cataloging source
ANL
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Holden, Robert
Dewey number
001.944
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Thomas, Della
  • Green, Pauline
  • Holden, Nicholas
  • National Library of Australia
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  • Bunyips
  • Monsters
Label
Bunyips : Australia's folklore of fear, Robert Holden and Nicholas Holden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Edited by Pauline Green and Della Thomas" -- Verso t.p
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 225-226
Contents
  • Introduction -- Black Words on a White Page -- Australian Folklore Stories: The Bunyip -- Strange Encounters in the South Seas -- Mandeville's Travels -- The Wild Man From Botany Bay -- A Description of a Wonderful Large Wild Man or Monstrous Giant, Brought From Botany Bay -- The Folklore of Fear: Bunyips in the Billabongs, Hairy Men in the Hills -- The Bunyip in Coo-ee: Tales of Australian Life / Campbell Praed -- Yahoos, Yowies and Banksia Men -- The Bunyip of Barney's Elbow / Brian James -- Bones of Contention: Monster Skeletons and Bunyip Skulls -- The Haunt of the Bunyip / L.B Thoburn Clarke
  • Anthropologists Meet the Bunyip -- The Bunyee Bunyee or Bunyip / Catherine Stow -- Entertaining Fears -- The Baleful Bunyip / Reid Whitly -- Australian Themes for Australian Literature -- Ironbark Bill Meets the Bunyip / Dal Stivens -- The Haunted World of the Australian Nursery -- The Hobyahs -- Picture the Bunyip -- Whirlpool in Lake George / Edel Wignall -- The Aboriginal Voice Sustains its Folklore of Fear -- The Mulgewongk's Cave / Henry Rankine
Control code
000022112536
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
v, 226 p.
Isbn
9780642107329
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Bunyips : Australia's folklore of fear, Robert Holden and Nicholas Holden
Publication
Note
"Edited by Pauline Green and Della Thomas" -- Verso t.p
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 225-226
Contents
  • Introduction -- Black Words on a White Page -- Australian Folklore Stories: The Bunyip -- Strange Encounters in the South Seas -- Mandeville's Travels -- The Wild Man From Botany Bay -- A Description of a Wonderful Large Wild Man or Monstrous Giant, Brought From Botany Bay -- The Folklore of Fear: Bunyips in the Billabongs, Hairy Men in the Hills -- The Bunyip in Coo-ee: Tales of Australian Life / Campbell Praed -- Yahoos, Yowies and Banksia Men -- The Bunyip of Barney's Elbow / Brian James -- Bones of Contention: Monster Skeletons and Bunyip Skulls -- The Haunt of the Bunyip / L.B Thoburn Clarke
  • Anthropologists Meet the Bunyip -- The Bunyee Bunyee or Bunyip / Catherine Stow -- Entertaining Fears -- The Baleful Bunyip / Reid Whitly -- Australian Themes for Australian Literature -- Ironbark Bill Meets the Bunyip / Dal Stivens -- The Haunted World of the Australian Nursery -- The Hobyahs -- Picture the Bunyip -- Whirlpool in Lake George / Edel Wignall -- The Aboriginal Voice Sustains its Folklore of Fear -- The Mulgewongk's Cave / Henry Rankine
Control code
000022112536
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
v, 226 p.
Isbn
9780642107329
Other physical details
ill.

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