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Library Resources


Short Stories

  • Dream stuff
  • Modern Short Stories edited by Philip Gardner and Nat Newmark. This collection includes David Malouf's The Empty Lunch-Tin. The story is accompanied by activities and detailed notes to help students.

A study of David Malouf's short story fiction can be found in Australian short fiction: a history by Bruce Bennett; pp.248-262.



Collected works

  • Lives and observations: a century of Australian non-fiction edited by Deb McPherson. In the chapter devoted to 'Our Environment and Landscape" an extract Malouf's 12 Edmonstone Street', is studied along with work by Jill Ker Conway, Judith Wallace, Sir Arthur Streeton's letters to Tom Roberts and C.E.W. Bean.
  • The Australian Long Story edited by Mandy Sayer. This collection includes The Valley of Lagoons by David Malouf.



  • An Open book
  • The Best Australian poems 2003. This selection includes the following poems by David Malouf. The Green tavern, On the Road, Last words of the Emperor Hadrian, The Spin: Amberley, 1951 - Like our first paintbox and Afterword.
  • Earth hour