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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney,: Angus and Robertson , 1972 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Letters to Jack Cornstalk (From an Australian in London), Henry Lawson , 1972 single work autobiography
Written in the form of a series of letters.
(p. 141-164)
A Fragment of Autobiography, Henry Lawson , 1908 single work autobiography (p. 173-215)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

"A Man Apart :" The Unwritten Tragedy of Henry Lawson John Barnes , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of the European Association for Studies on Australia , vol. 7 no. 1 2016;

' When Henry Lawson died in 1922, he was publicly honoured as a "national writer," but for the last twenty years of his life he had been a "derelict artist," caught in a cycle of poverty, alcoholism and depression, humiliated, frustrated, often ashamed of the work that he was producing and haunted by the sense of the writer that he might have been. Almost a century later, there is no biography that adequately portrays the man and the circumstances that contributed to his collapse. Underlying this article, which considers aspects of his struggle to realize his literary ambitions, is the assumption that because Lawson's work has such a strong autobiographical element, the way in which his life is read inevitably colours how his writing is read. Until there is a biography in which the tragic dimension of his life is fully recognized, our understanding of Lawson's literary achievement remains incomplete.' (Publication abstract)

Time in Some Aussie and Kiwi Short Stories : Lawson, Baynton, Palmer, and Sargeson Angelo Righetti , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Time and the Short Story 2012; (p. 105-118)
'The short story in Australia and New Zealand has flourished from the last decade of the nineteenth century onwards, and has been strictly bound to orality - yarns, yarn-spinning (Bennet 5) - from its early days, as the speech cadence of a usually sympathetic storyteller, either involved in the narrative, or simply an eye-witness or a bystander, interacting with listeners / readers, influences its time-scale, rhythm, tempo and structure.

A few significant stories by representative short-fiction writers from the late nineteenty century well into the mid-twentieth century - Australian Henry Lawson, Barbara Baynton, Vance Palmer, and New Zealand Frank Sargeson - though reflecting specific colonial realities and issues in a period of nation building, will be discussed here for their contribution to a relatively new genre, with specific regard to their treatment of time, changing from a traditional to a gradually experimental mode where they are sometimes forerunners or aware of modernist techniques.' (105)
Rediscovered Lawson Sketch of 1863 'Selection Farms' Paul Eggert , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October-November vol. 27 no. 3/4 2012; (p. 124-135)

'Paul Eggert writes on the discovery of Henry Lawson's prose sketch 'Selection Farms'.

Correspondence [Southerly, vol.43 no.1, March 1983] Colin Roderick , 1983 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 43 no. 1 1983; (p. 120)
Lawson Memorial A. Norman Jeffares , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Journal of Commonwealth Literature , August vol. 10 no. 1 1975; (p. 77-79)

— Review of Henry Lawson : Autobiographical and Other Writings 1877-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work prose short story autobiography correspondence ; Henry Lawson : Letters : 1890-1922 Henry Lawson 1970 selected work correspondence ; Henry Lawson : Short Stories and Sketches, 1888-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work short story prose
Untitled Maurice Dunlevy , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 July 1972; (p. 14)

— Review of Henry Lawson : Collected Prose 1972 series - publisher single work ; Henry Lawson : Short Stories and Sketches, 1888-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work short story prose ; Henry Lawson : Autobiographical and Other Writings 1877-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work prose short story autobiography correspondence
Untitled A. A. Phillips , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 August 1972; (p. 15)

— Review of Henry Lawson : Collected Prose 1972 series - publisher single work ; Henry Lawson : Short Stories and Sketches, 1888-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work short story prose ; Henry Lawson : Autobiographical and Other Writings 1877-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work prose short story autobiography correspondence
A Tragic Literary Life Peter Coleman , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 August vol. 94 no. 4815 1972; (p. 37)

— Review of Henry Lawson : Autobiographical and Other Writings 1877-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work prose short story autobiography correspondence ; Henry Lawson : Short Stories and Sketches, 1888-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work short story prose
Untitled Thomas Keneally , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: Hemisphere , vol. 16 no. 2 1972; (p. 39-40)

— Review of Henry Lawson : Autobiographical and Other Writings 1877-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work prose short story autobiography correspondence ; Henry Lawson : Short Stories and Sketches, 1888-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work short story prose
Untitled Thomas Keneally , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 August 1972; (p. 22)

— Review of Henry Lawson : Autobiographical and Other Writings 1877-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work prose short story autobiography correspondence ; Henry Lawson : Short Stories and Sketches, 1888-1922 Henry Lawson 1972 selected work short story prose
Time in Some Aussie and Kiwi Short Stories : Lawson, Baynton, Palmer, and Sargeson Angelo Righetti , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Time and the Short Story 2012; (p. 105-118)
'The short story in Australia and New Zealand has flourished from the last decade of the nineteenth century onwards, and has been strictly bound to orality - yarns, yarn-spinning (Bennet 5) - from its early days, as the speech cadence of a usually sympathetic storyteller, either involved in the narrative, or simply an eye-witness or a bystander, interacting with listeners / readers, influences its time-scale, rhythm, tempo and structure.

A few significant stories by representative short-fiction writers from the late nineteenty century well into the mid-twentieth century - Australian Henry Lawson, Barbara Baynton, Vance Palmer, and New Zealand Frank Sargeson - though reflecting specific colonial realities and issues in a period of nation building, will be discussed here for their contribution to a relatively new genre, with specific regard to their treatment of time, changing from a traditional to a gradually experimental mode where they are sometimes forerunners or aware of modernist techniques.' (105)
Correspondence [Southerly, vol.43 no.1, March 1983] Colin Roderick , 1983 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 43 no. 1 1983; (p. 120)
Rediscovered Lawson Sketch of 1863 'Selection Farms' Paul Eggert , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October-November vol. 27 no. 3/4 2012; (p. 124-135)

'Paul Eggert writes on the discovery of Henry Lawson's prose sketch 'Selection Farms'.

"A Man Apart :" The Unwritten Tragedy of Henry Lawson John Barnes , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of the European Association for Studies on Australia , vol. 7 no. 1 2016;

' When Henry Lawson died in 1922, he was publicly honoured as a "national writer," but for the last twenty years of his life he had been a "derelict artist," caught in a cycle of poverty, alcoholism and depression, humiliated, frustrated, often ashamed of the work that he was producing and haunted by the sense of the writer that he might have been. Almost a century later, there is no biography that adequately portrays the man and the circumstances that contributed to his collapse. Underlying this article, which considers aspects of his struggle to realize his literary ambitions, is the assumption that because Lawson's work has such a strong autobiographical element, the way in which his life is read inevitably colours how his writing is read. Until there is a biography in which the tragic dimension of his life is fully recognized, our understanding of Lawson's literary achievement remains incomplete.' (Publication abstract)

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