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Catherine Helen Spence: 1880

A guide to Catherine Helen Spence featuring writings about her and a chronological bibliography of her works.

1880

1880  
  The laws we live under. By C. H. Spence. Government Printing Office, 1880. Published under the direction of the Hon. the Minister of Education of South Australia. pp. 119. [Textbook for schools.] [Reviewed 10 November 1880 in Advertiser, p. 4f.] [Reviewed 12 November 1880 in Register, p. 6e-f.] [Reviewed 20 November 1880 in the Dry-as-Dust Club papers, XXIX. A New School Book. Observer, p. 881c-d.] [Reviewed 22 November 1880 in Sydney Morning Herald, p.8a.] [Reviewed 20 November 1880 in Queenslander, p. 650b-c.]
  Olio. Original poems, charades and acrostics by South Australians. Also key to "Silver Wattle." Published for the Home for Incurables. Adelaide, W. K. Thomas, 1880. [C. H. S. contributed acting charade pp. 3-33, double acrostics no. 1, 9, 22, 31.]
  The place of religion in fictitious literature. Victorian Review, vol. 2, no. ix, pp. 359-70. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
  Philological giving and taking. Victorian Review, vol. 3, no. xiv, pp. 194-209. [Article by C. H. Spence. Literature.]
January 3 Old days and new. Observer, p. 33a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Social issues.]
January 5 The November reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5fg-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 8 Parliamentary government in America. Register, p. 5d-e. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 8 Tramways. Register, p. 6d. [Letter by SPES. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
January 8 Tramways. Evening Journal, p. 3d. [Letter by SPES. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
January 10 The work of the London school board. Register, pp. 4fg-5a. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 10 November reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5e-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 13 The Melbourne review. Register, p. 6a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 17 Thoughts upon country and town. Observer, p. 113a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Social issues.]
January 17 The Melbourne review. Observer, p. 115a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 24 Charade. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 1g. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
January 24 Life in Italy. Observer, p. 153a-b. [Unsigned review of A Nook in the Appenines, by Leader Scott, 1879; North Italian Folks, by Mrs. Comyns Carr, 1878.]
January 24 Charade. Observer, p. 156b. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
January 31 The December reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5g-6ab. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 31 Prose charade. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2e. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
January 31 Prose charade. Observer, p. 203e. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
February 5 The December reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5e-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
February 7 Prose charade. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2d. [Puzzle selected by C. H. S.]
February 7 Letters of Charles Dickens. Observer, p. 241a-c. [Unsigned review of Letters of Charles Dickens edited by his Son-in-law (sic) and his eldest Daughter. Chapman & Hall, 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
February 7 Prose charade. Observer, p. 243d. [Puzzle selected by C. H S ]
February 9 Letters of Charles Dickens. Register, p. 5e-g. [Unsigned review of Letters of Charles Dickens edited by his Sister-in-law and his eldest Daughter. Chapman & Hall, 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
February 21 Roberts Burns. Observer, p. 329a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
February 28 Scottish songs and Scottish character. Observer, p. 377a-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
February 28 "The Victorian review." Observer, p. 379a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
February 28 The New Mama. Observer, p. 379c-d. [First episode of serialised children's story by C. H. Spence.]
March 2 The January reviews. First notice. Register, p. 5e-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 3 National insurance and compulsory providence. Register, p. 5d-f. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Welfare.]
March 4 The January reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5d-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 6 [The New Mama. Evening Journal Supplement. [First episode of serialised children's story by C. H. Spence. This issue is missing.]
March 6 The New Mamma (sic). (Continued.) Observer, p. 419b-c.
March 13 American humorists. Observer, p. 457c-d. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
March 13 Robert Burns. Observer, p. 457d. [Unsigned reply to correspondent. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 13 The New Mamma. (Continued.) Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2a-b.
March 13 The New Mamma. (Continued.) Observer, p. 459b.
March 15 American "bookaneers". Register, p. 4d-f. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
March 20 Men of letters in England and in New England. Observer, p. 497c-e. [Unsigned review of English Men of Letters: Hawthorne by Henry James; Southey by Professor Davidson. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 20 The New Mamma. (Continued.) Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2c.
March 20 The New Mamma. (Concluded.) Observer, pp. 498e-499a.
March 23 The Victorian review. Register, p. 5f-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 23 The letters of Charles Dickens. Sydney Morning Herald, p. 3b-c.[Review by SPES of The Letters of Charles Dickens. Edited by his Sister-in-law and his eldest Daughter. Chapman & Hall, 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 27 The New Mamma. (Concluded.) Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2a-b.
March 31 Bankruptcy reform. Register, p. 4e-f. [Unsigned leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
April 10 Administration of the law. Register, p. 4e-f. [Unsigned leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
April 13 English liberals and continental politics. Register, p. 4e-f. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Government.]
April 13 The February reviews. First notice. Register, p. 5e-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
April 19 The February reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5e-f. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
April 21 Modern lights on ancient superstition. Register, p. 5d-e. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
April 24 Alphonse Daudet. Is he a French Dickens? First notice. Observer, p. 697a-c. [Unsigned review of Fromont Jeune et Risler Ainé. Paris, Charpentier, 1878; Le Nabab. Paris, Charpentier, 1879; Jack. Paris, Charpentier, 1879. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 1 May in England and Australia; or spring. Observer, p. 737b-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
May 1 The March reviews. First notice. Register, p.5d-f. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 5 The March reviews. Second notice. Register, pp. 5fg-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 6 The boarding-out system in Victoria. Register, p. 4f-g. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 8 Alphonse Daudet. Is he a French Dickens? Second notice. Observer, p. 777c-e. [Unsigned review. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 10 National insurance. Register, p. 4e-g. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Welfare.]
(May 22 Jemima: a story of English family life. Observer, p. 857a. [Unsigned review. Spence comments on this book in 'Among Children's Books' in the Sydney Morning Herald, 15 December 1880, making the same points. Children's Literature.])
May 26 The April reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5fg-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 31 The April reviews. Second notice. Register, pp. 5eg-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 5 Middle aged enthusiasm. Observer, p. 937a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Social issues.]
June 19 Building societies. Register, p. 4e-f. [Unsigned leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
June 19 Town boys and country boys. Register supplement, p. 1a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Education.]
June 19 Town boys and country boys. Observer, p. 1017a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Education.]
June 24 Deep sea soundings. Register, p. 5f-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 26 Poems. By a new writer. Observer, p. 1065a-b. [Unsigned review of Songs of Two worlds; Epic of Hades; Gwen, a Drama in Monologue; An Ode of Life. Kegan, Paul & Co., 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 3 The May reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5fg-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 3 Poems. By a new writer. Second notice. Observer, p. 33a-b. [Unsigned review of Songs of Two worlds; Epic of Hades; Gwen, a Drama in Monologue; An Ode of Life. Kegan, Paul & Co., 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 3 The Dry-as-Dust club papers. X. Observer, p. 33b-c. [Letter from 'a fair correspondent', identified as C. H. S. in Dry-as-Dust Club Papers, XLII. Observer, p. 329c-d, 19 February 1881.]
July 8 The May reviews. Second notice. Register, pp. 5g-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 8 Poems. By a new writer. Register, p. 7d. [Unsigned review of Songs of Two worlds; Epic of Hades; Gwen, a Drama in Monologue; An Ode of Life. Kegan, Paul & Co., 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 9 Poems. By a new writer. Second notice. Register, p. 7d. [Unsigned review of Songs of Two worlds; Epic of Hades; Gwen, a Drama in Monologue; An Ode of Life. Kegan, Paul & Co., 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 17 The Dry-as-Dust club papers. X. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2b. [Letter from 'A fair correspondent', identified as C. H. S. in Dry-as-Dust Club Papers. XLII. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2a-b, 26 February 1881.]
July 24 Commonsense. Observer, p. 153a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Social issues.]
August 3 The June reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5g-6ab. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
August 4 National insurance. Register, p. 4f-g. [Unsigned subleader. Mortlock scrapbook. Welfare.]
August 7 Fiction, fair and foul. Observer, p. 233a-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
August 11 The June reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5c-d. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
August 14 Some modern foreign poets. Observer, p. 281a. [Article by C. H. S. Literature.]
August 21 Sans famille—without relations. Observer, p. 321a-c. [Unsigned review of Sans Famille—Without Relations by Hector Malot. Paris. G. Dentu. Mortlock scrapbook.]
August 28 Enigma. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2b. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
August 28 Work and worry. Observer, p. 369a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
August 28 Enigma. Observer, p. 371d-e. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
September 4 Charade. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2b. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
September 4 Charade. Observer, p. 411d. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
September 11 The July reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5g-6ab. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
September 18 The July reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5f-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
September 18 Fables by G. Washington. Aesop. Observer, p. 505a-b. [Unsigned review of Fables by G. Washington. Aesop. Published by the New York World. Mortlock scrapbook.]
September 25 The literary calling. Observer, p. 553a-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
September 27 The August reviews. First notice. Register, 5e-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
October 2 The French Republic. Register, pp. 4g-5a. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Government.]
October 2 The August reviews. Second notice. Register, pp. 6fg-7a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
October 9 Prose enigmatic charade. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2f. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
October 9 The Cheveley novels. Observer, p. 641a-c. [Unsigned review of The Modern Minister and Saul Weir. Anonymous. Blackwood & Sons. Mortlock scrapbook.]
October 9 Prose enigmatic charade. Observer, p. 643b. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
October 16 Love at the antipodes. An Australian story in French. Observer, p. 681a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
October 23 Days of the week. Observer, p. 721a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. History.]
October 30 Some foreign novels. First notice. Observer, p. 761a-b. [Unsigned review of Kings in Exile by Alphonse Daudet. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 4 The September reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5g-6ab. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 4 Days of the week. Register Supplement, p. 1e. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. History.]
November 6 Some foreign novels. Second notice. Observer, p. 801a-b. [Unsigned review of Smoke and Virgin Soil by Tourgenief. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 12 The September reviews. Second notice, Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 13 A history of our own times. Sydney Morning Herald, pp. 7ef-8a. [Unsigned review of A History of Our Own Times: From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880, by Justin McCarthy. Chatto & Windus, 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 20 Love at the antipodes. An Australian story in French. Register Supplement, p. 1f. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
November 24 Mr. Justin McCarthy's history. Register, pp. 5g-6ab. [Unsigned review of A History of Our Own Times: From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880, by Justin McCarthy. Chatto & Windus, 1880. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 24 Sans famille—without relations. Register Supplement, p. 1f-g. [Unsigned review of Sans Famille—Without Relations by Hector Malot. Paris. G. Dentu. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 26 The October reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5g-6ab. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
November 27 Love at the antipodes. An Australian story in French. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2b-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.Literature.]
November 27 Some Australian notes on a French romance. Observer, p. 921a-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
December 4 Gossip about children's books. No 1. Observer, 961a-b. [Article by One who loves them. Mortlock scrapbook. Children's literature.]
December 4 Gossip about children's books. Register, pp. 5fg-6a. [Article by One who loves them. Mortlock scrapbook. Children's literature.]
December 7 The October reviews. Second notice. Register, pp. 5fg-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
December 7 Some Australian notes on a French romance. Register Supplement, p. 1f-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
December 11 Gossip about children's books. No 1. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2d-e. [Article by One who loves them. Mortlock scrapbook. Children's literature.]
December 11 Unacknowledged borrowing. Observer, p, 1001a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
December 11 Gossip about children's books. No 2. Observer, p. 1002cd. [Article by One who loves them. Mortlock scrapbook. Children's literature.]
December 15 Among children's books. Sydney Morning Herald, pp. 7ef-8a. [Article by SPES. Mortlock scrapbook. Children's literature.]
December 18 Gossip about children's books. No II. Evening Journal Supplement, p. 2c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Children's literature.]
December 24 Triple acrostic. Evening Journal, p. 7a. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
December 24 The spelling game. Evening Journal, p. 7b. [Article by C. H. S.]
December 25 Triple acrostic. Observer, p. 1088b. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
December 25 The spelling game. Observer, p. 1088c-d. [Article by C. H. S.]