The Hairy Man single work   short story   humour  
  • Author: Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1944 1944
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Andy shoots a hairy Scotsman who he mistakes for the Hairy Man, a legendary creature who supposedly roams the Blue Mountains.

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Works about this Work

Voicing and Voices in Two Australian Short Stories: 'The Hairy Man' (Henry Lawson 1907) and 'The Curse' (Katharine Susannah Prichard 1932) Denise Ginfray , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of the Short Story in English , October vol. 47 no. 2006; (p. 127-142)
y Bunyips : Australia's Folklore of Fear Robert Holden , Nicholas Holden , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2001 Z899883 2001 single work criticism This book examines the role of the bunyip in Australian folklore from the first European settlers to the present time. The bunyip was important in Aboriginal mythology and the origins of the word are discussed. One chapter is devoted to Australian literature and the portrayal of bunyips. There are also extracts from Australian stories.
Voicing and Voices in Two Australian Short Stories: 'The Hairy Man' (Henry Lawson 1907) and 'The Curse' (Katharine Susannah Prichard 1932) Denise Ginfray , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of the Short Story in English , October vol. 47 no. 2006; (p. 127-142)
y Bunyips : Australia's Folklore of Fear Robert Holden , Nicholas Holden , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2001 Z899883 2001 single work criticism This book examines the role of the bunyip in Australian folklore from the first European settlers to the present time. The bunyip was important in Aboriginal mythology and the origins of the word are discussed. One chapter is devoted to Australian literature and the portrayal of bunyips. There are also extracts from Australian stories.
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