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Published 1 October 1983 in Volume 11 No. 2. Subjects: Australian culture, Bush, Idealism, Isolation (Emotional & social), Mateship, Myths & legends, Reality.
Cite as: Stewart, Ken A.. ‘‘The Loaded Dog’ : A Celebration.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 11, no. 2, 1983, doi: 10.20314/als.1c8b6603db.
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