Grog- An'- Grumble Steeplechase single work   poetry   humour   "'Twixt the coastline and the border lay the town of Grog-an'-Grumble"
  • Author: Henry Lawson
Issue Details: First known date: 1892... 1892 Grog- An'- Grumble Steeplechase
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    y The Bulletin vol. 12 no. 656 10 September 1892 Z624166 1892 periodical issue 1892 pg. 20
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    y Verses, Popular and Humorous Henry Lawson , Sydney London : Angus and Robertson Australian Book Co. , 1900 Z822455 1900 selected work poetry Sydney London : Angus and Robertson Australian Book Co. , 1900 pg. 237-241
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    y Humorous Verses Henry Lawson , Sydney : Cornstalk Publishing , 1924 Z215617 1924 selected work poetry humour Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1941 pg. 137-140
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    y A Camp-Fire Yarn : Henry Lawson Complete Works 1885-1900 Henry Lawson , Leonard Cronin (editor), Sydney : Lansdowne , 1984 Z378657 1984 selected work poetry short story autobiography prose criticism drama biography Sydney : Lansdowne , 1984 pg. 237-238
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    y Henry Lawson : An Illustrated Treasury Henry Lawson , Glenys Smith , Chatswood : Lansdowne , 1985 Z440288 1985 selected work poetry short story humour children's Chatswood : Lansdowne , 1985 pg. 44-45
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    y The Best Australian Yarns : And Other True Stories Jim Haynes , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2013 6695586 2013 selected work prose

    'Best Australian Yarns is a substantial and definitive collection of factual and fanciful Aussie stories, humour and anecdotes–the result of decades of researching popular Aussie culture and history and yarning to mates and other colourful characters from all parts of Australia and all walks of life.

    'This collection includes tall stories from the bush, reminiscences from the racetrack and shearing shed, railway yarns, stories from the world of show business, Aboriginal legends and humour, digger yarns from both world wars, ghost stories, monsters, bunyips and yowies... and many things you never knew about our amazing history and the characters who made it–the pioneers, heroes, convicts, bushrangers, eccentrics and brave and forgotten men and women whose fascinating lives and achievements created the Aussie spirit that we all love.

    'While the stories range from poignant to hilarious, many simply describe unusual coincidences, strange occurrences or simple everyday humorous events with a refreshing understatement that vividly evokes a vanishing Australia where looking for a good laugh was a key component of a cheekier national character and a simpler lifestyle.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2013
    pg. 410
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