y The Essential Henry Lawson : The Best Works of Australia's Greatest Writer selected work   poetry   short story   criticism   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1982 1982
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Contents

* Contents derived from the South Yarra, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Currey O'Neil , 1982 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
`From Mudgee Hills to London Town' : A Critical Biography of Henry Lawson, Brian Kiernan , 1982 single work criticism biography (p. 1-38)
A Song of the Republici"Sons of the South, awake! arise!", Henry Lawson , 1887 single work poetry (p. 43)
Faces in the Streeti"They lie, the men who tell us, for reasons of their own,", Henry Lawson , 1888 single work poetry (p. 44-46)
Andy's Gone with Cattlei"Our Andy's gone with cattle now-", Henry Lawson , 1888 single work poetry (p. 47-48)
His Father's Mate, Henry Lawson , 1888 single work short story
Tom Mason has lived a life full of misfortune and has lost all the people he loved. All he has left is his eleven-year-old son, to whom he is devoted.
(p. 49-59)
The Blue Mountainsi"Above the ashes straight and tall,", Henry Lawson , 1888 single work poetry (p. 60)
The Roaring Daysi"The night too quickly passes,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 61-63)
The Teamsi"A cloud of dust on the long, white road,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 64-65)
Middleton's Rouseabouti"Tall and freckled and sandy,", Henry Lawson , 1890 single work poetry satire humour (p. 66)
The Watch on the Kerbi"Night lights are falling;", Henry Lawson , 1890 single work poetry (p. 67)
The Water-Liliesi"A lonely young wife", Joe Swallow , 1891 single work poetry The Water Lily (p. 68)
Freedom on the Wallabyi"Australia's a big country", Henry Lawson , 1891 single work poetry
According to Colin Roderick, the poem was inspired by shearing disputes in Western Queensland and written for William Lane, at this time editor of the Brisbane Worker. Several versions of the poem exist.
(p. 69-70)
Ballad of Mabel Clare : An Australian Story to be Read and Sung Hereafteri"Ye children of the Land of Gold,", Henry Lawson , 1892 single work poetry humour (p. 71-74)
The Captain of the Push : A Sydney Ballad of the "Gory Bleeders" [1892]i"As the night was falling slowly down on city, town and bush,", Henry Lawson , 1892 single work poetry humour (p. 75-77)
A Visit of Condolence, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story
Bill Anderson, a rough-spoken larrikin, visits Jones's Alley to tell eleven-year-old Arvie Aspinall that he will lose his job if he doesn't turn up at work at Grinder Brothers. When he learns Arvie died the night before he shows another side to his character.
(p. 78-80)
A Day on a Selection, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story
Describes a typical day on a selection in western N. S. W.
(p. 81-84)
The Drover's Wife, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story Die Frau des Viehtreibers (p. 85-90)
The City Bushmani"It was pleasant up the country, City Bushman, where you went,", Henry Lawson , 1892 single work poetry humour In Answer to "Banjo," and Otherwise (p. 91-94)
The Bush Undertaker, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story
An old shepherd discovers his mate, Brummy, dead and mummified in the bush. Saddened, he feels compelled to bury him.
(p. 95-99)
In a Dry Season, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story
Lawson describes the scenes observed as a train traveller to western N.S.W.
(p. 102-103)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Yarra, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Currey O'Neil , 1982 .
      Extent: 399 p., 16 p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., port., map
      ISBN: 0859020576

Works about this Work

Untitled John Barnes , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 49 1983; (p. 34-35)

— Review of The Essential Henry Lawson : The Best Works of Australia's Greatest Writer Henry Lawson 1982 selected work poetry short story criticism biography ; The Real Henry Lawson Colin Roderick 1982 single work biography
Lawson Scholars - the Sparks Fly Brian Matthews , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 5 March 1983; (p. 21)

— Review of The Essential Henry Lawson : The Best Works of Australia's Greatest Writer Henry Lawson 1982 selected work poetry short story criticism biography ; The Real Henry Lawson Colin Roderick 1982 single work biography
How the Manuscripts were Found Janet Hawley , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 November 1982; (p. 31)
Untitled John Barnes , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 49 1983; (p. 34-35)

— Review of The Essential Henry Lawson : The Best Works of Australia's Greatest Writer Henry Lawson 1982 selected work poetry short story criticism biography ; The Real Henry Lawson Colin Roderick 1982 single work biography
Lawson Scholars - the Sparks Fly Brian Matthews , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 5 March 1983; (p. 21)

— Review of The Essential Henry Lawson : The Best Works of Australia's Greatest Writer Henry Lawson 1982 selected work poetry short story criticism biography ; The Real Henry Lawson Colin Roderick 1982 single work biography
How the Manuscripts were Found Janet Hawley , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 November 1982; (p. 31)
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