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Bunyips : Australia's folklore of fear / Robert Holden and Nicholas Holden
Bib ID 2615865
Format BookBook
Author
Holden, Robert
 
Description Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001 
v, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0642107327 (paperback)
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Reveals fascinating literature, folklore and superstitions. Includes extracts from stories about bunyips, featuring work by Edel Wignell, Rosa Campbell Praed, Catherine Stow, Dal Stiven and others.

Full contents
  • 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
 
Notes

"Edited by Pauline Green and Della Thomas" -- Verso t.p.

Bibliography: p. 225-226.

Subjects Bunyips.  |  Monsters -- Australia.  |  Folklore -- Australia.  |  Literature and stories.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Stories and motifs - Ancestor spirits.  |  Animals - Reptiles.  |  Wergaia / Wotjobaluk language (S17) (Vic SI54-15)  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupial megafauna - Diprotodons.  |  Anthropology.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Green, Pauline  |  Holden, Nicholas  |  Thomas, Della  |  National Library of Australia
Terms of Use National Library of Australia 2001. 

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