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Brighten's Sister-in-Law single work   short story  
  • Author:agent Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
First known date: 1900 Issue Details: First known date: 1900... 1900 Brighten's Sister-in-Law
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form y separately published work icon Joe Wilson Cliff Green , Australia : ABC Television , 1980 7140541 1980 single work film/TV
— Appears in: Lawson's Mates 1980; (p. 106-152)

'Young bush carpenter Joe Wilson marries pretty Mary Brand and they go to live in a slab hut miles from the nearest neighbour. The isolation and harshness are almost too much to bear for Mary who is used to all the comforts. Joe makes a purchase which could provide the solution.'

Source:

[Television guide], The Canberra Times, 8 February 1980, p.16.

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Works about this Work

Lawson's High Tide : The `Joe Wilson' Stories John Barnes , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Henry Lawson's Short Stories 1985; (p. 32-41)
Henry Lawson's Joe Wilson : Skeleton Novel or Short Story Sequence? Colin Roderick , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , no. 66 1977; (p. 35, 37-43, 45-47)
In response to Chris Wallace-Crabbe's assertion that Joe Wilson and his Mates exhibits novel-like unity, Roderick examines historical documents and correspondence to show that that was not Lawson's intention.
Lawson's High Tide : The `Joe Wilson' Stories John Barnes , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Henry Lawson's Short Stories 1985; (p. 32-41)
Henry Lawson's Joe Wilson : Skeleton Novel or Short Story Sequence? Colin Roderick , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , no. 66 1977; (p. 35, 37-43, 45-47)
In response to Chris Wallace-Crabbe's assertion that Joe Wilson and his Mates exhibits novel-like unity, Roderick examines historical documents and correspondence to show that that was not Lawson's intention.
Last amended 17 Feb 2002 12:20:37
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Gulgong, Gulgong area, Gulgong - Mudgee - Rylstone area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
  • Bush,
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