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Oakley, Barry

Overview
Works: 97 works in 236 publications in 1 language and 2,851 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Humor  Biography  Short stories  Diaries  Anecdotes  Screenplays 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR9619.3.O2, 822
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry Oakley
Classic Australian short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection of thirty-eight stories offers brilliant flashes of Australia, it's past and present society, for all who enjoy this genre and are interested in its development
Scribbling in the dark by Barry Oakley( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great god Mogadon and other plays by Barry Oakley( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking through tigerland : stories by Barry Oakley( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedfellows by Barry Oakley( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marsupials ; and, Politics : two comedies by Barry Oakley( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A salute to the great McCarthy; a novel by Barry Oakley( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript draft of a shooting script for the film version of Oakley's satirical novel about Australian football, "A salute to the great Macarthy, n.d. but c. 1970; comprises a leaf of contents, 33 leaves of text and 5 leaves of character notes, all in original cord wrapper
Let's hear it for Prendergast; a novel by Barry Oakley( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideas and the life of Prendergast, tallest poet in Australia, get wilder and more hilarious every day. But the flame of his life burns too bright and ends in a spectacular explosion
The feet of Daniel Mannix : a play by Barry Oakley( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild ass of a man by Barry Oakley( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret lives : 35 modern Australian short stories( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple on an outback driving holiday are confronted by a terror beyond their imagining. An ugly secret, bizarrely revealed, shatters the tranquility of a country town. In her sunlit Melbourne garden a young woman manages briefly to forget her tragic past. A computer programmer wakes in his Sydney flat to discover he has become a prisoner. The themes and styles of these stories range from sharp realism to fantasy, to science fiction - but each one ofers an illumination. Each opens up an inner or secret life. Barry Oakley has written a short lead-in to each story, to set the scene and whet the appetite
The ship's whistle, or, Guns and gallops, glory and gold : a play by Barry Oakley( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is, in one sense, a satirical biography in dramatic form of a real life character, Richard Henry Horne
Families : modern Australian short stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some of Australia's finest writers and some who should be better known present the total spectrum of family life, from the happy to the hopeless, in stories that Barry Oakley has collected with one criterion only: vitality."--Provided by publisher
Encounters : modern Australian short stories( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories by several of Australia's leading authors for young people - David Malouf - Tim Winton - Peter Goldsworthy - Sandy McCutcheon - Brian Matthews - Patrick Cullen - Sophie Cunningham - Sue Booker - Joan London and many more
Journeys : modern Australian short stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Australan Short Stories
The Craziplane by Barry Oakley( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the front fence : 30 modern Australian short stories by Barry Oakley( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling and impressive collection of Australian short stories from both well-known authors and new writers
Beware of imitations by Barry Oakley( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play in two acts
On the edge : 30 modern Australian short stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the edge, 30 entralling short stories by Lily Brett, Peter Goldsworthy, Cate Kennedy, David Malouf, Margo Lanagan, Peter Corris and many more." -- Jacket
A lesson in English by Barry Oakley( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1982 reprint: 87 p
 
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Alternative Names
Barry Oakley Australian writer

Oakley, B.

Oakley, B. 1931-

Oakley, B. (Barry)

Oakley, B. (Barry), 1931-

Oakley, Barry

Oakley, Barry Kingham

Oakley, Barry Kingham 1931-

Languages
English (144)