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Published 1 October 1986 in Volume 12 No. 4. Subjects: Australian literature - Manuscripts, Drafts & revisions, Satire.
Cite as: Sharkey, Michael. ‘A Lost Satire on the 1890s Bulletin Writers and Bohemians.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 4, 1986. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.53ac63a015.
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