Lord Douglas single work   short story  
Alternative title: 'Lord Douglas'
  • Author: Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1902 1902
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'Lord Douglas' is unpopular in Bourke, where his aristocratic ways bring him into conflict with the union men. However the same union men care for his wife and children when he is jailed for two years, and even take up a collection when he is released.

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Works about this Work

Henry Lawson's Socialist Vision Michael Wilding , 1997 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Studies in Classic Australian Fiction 1997; (p. 32-75) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 30)
Wilding challenges the critical consensus that dismisses Lawson's political writing. Wilding demonstrates that when these stories are analysed in historical and intellectual contexts a "rich specificity of social observation and political thought" is revealed.
Henry Lawson's Socialist Vision Michael Wilding , 1997 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Studies in Classic Australian Fiction 1997; (p. 32-75) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 30)
Wilding challenges the critical consensus that dismisses Lawson's political writing. Wilding demonstrates that when these stories are analysed in historical and intellectual contexts a "rich specificity of social observation and political thought" is revealed.
Last amended 6 Mar 2012 10:06:19
Subjects:
  • Country towns,
  • Bourke, Bourke - Brewarrina area, Far West NSW, New South Wales,
Settings:
  • 1890s
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