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y separately published work icon Joe Wilson and His Mates selected work   short story  
  • Author:agent Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1901... 1901 Joe Wilson and His Mates
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form y separately published work icon Joe Beaumont Smith , ( dir. Beaumont Smith ) Australia : Beaumont Smith's Productions , 1924 7704550 1924 single work film/TV

'The cast is filled with Australian players, with Arthur Tauchert in the name part and Constance Graham playing Mary Brand, the young housekeeper at old Black's station, who becomes the wife of Joe, the painter. The couple take up farming, but Joe leaves his farm on a business visit to Sydney, and there becomes entangled in the affairs of his sister-in-law Barbara, who has been instrumental in the destruction of a dress belonging to her employers. Joe pays for the dress and takes Barbara back to the bush with him. A bush fire is the means of effecting a reconciliation between Barbara and Harry Black, who has lately been freed from an unhappy marriage.'

Source:

'Production of "Joe",' The Mail, 13 September 1924, p.15.

form y separately published work icon Joe Wilson Keith Dewhurst , ( dir. Geoffrey Nottage ) Sydney : Bilgola Beach Productions , 1988 Z822423 1988 single work film/TV historical fiction

A period drama based on the character created by Henry Lawson, the narrative is set sometime around 1900. A couple attempt to make a go of their lives despite having to contend with many hardships.

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording, e-book.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Edinburgh,
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William Blackwood , 1901 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Author's Farewell to the Bushmeni"Some carry their swags in the Great North-West,", Henry Lawson , 1901 single work poetry (p. v-vi)
Joe Wilson's Courtship, Henry Lawson , 1900 single work short story (p. 3-45)
Brighten's Sister-in-Law, Henry Lawson , 1900 single work short story (p. 47-78)
'Water Them Geraniums', Henry Lawson , 1899-1901 single work short story (p. 79-119)
A Double Buggy at Lahey's Creek, Henry Lawson , 1899-1900 single work short story
Joe Wilson puts off buying a buggy for his long-suffering wife Mary. A trip to town and an encounter with Mary's former lover changes his mind.
(p. 121-152)
The Golden Graveyard, Henry Lawson , 1899-1900 single work short story humour
Dave and Jim drive a secret shaft under a cemetery where they've discovered signs of gold. When Mother Middleton uncovers their workings, however, the men must flee for their lives.
(p. 157-175)
The Chinaman's Ghost, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story humour (p. 177-182)
The Loaded Dog, Henry Lawson , 1899 single work short story humour
Dave and Andy create a bomb to blast fish out of the waterhole. However their dog picks the bomb up and begins a deadly, yet hilarious, game of 'fetch'.
(p. 183-193)
Poisonous Jimmy Gets Left, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story humour (p. 195-204)
The Ghostly Door, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story humour (p. 205-213)
A Wild Irishman, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story
Flour o' Wheat is an Irishman with a temper living in New Zealand. He uses his fists to get his way, but one day when he is passed out, drunk, the township decide to teach him a lesson.
(p. 215-227)
The Babies in the Bush, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story (p. 229-257)
A Bush Dance, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story humour
Young people attending a bush dance fear that the musician will never arrive.
(p. 259-263)
The Buck-Jumper, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story humour The Buckjumper (p. 265-270)
Jimmy Grimshaw's Wooing, Henry Lawson , 1899 single work short story (p. 271-277)
At Dead Dingo, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story humour (p. 279-284)
Telling Mrs Baker, Henry Lawson , 1902 single work short story
Two drovers, Andy and Jack, watch their boss drink himself to death. They lie to his wife about the cause of his death to spare her unnecessary pain.
(p. 285-305)
A Hero in Dingo-Scrubs, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story humour (p. 307-322)
The Little World Left Behind, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story (p. 323-329)
The Never-Never Countryi"By homestead, hut, and shearing-shed,", Henry Lawson , 1901 single work poetry (p. 331-334)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Notes on Lawson's Books E. J. Brady , 2002 single work essay
— Appears in: The La Trobe Journal , Spring no. 70 2002; (p. 85-88)
Die Foederation im Spiegel der zeitgenoessischen Presse und Literatur Australiens [The Representation of Federation in Contemporary Australian Press and Literature] Cornelia Schulze , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: GASt Newsletter , no. 15 2001; (p. 32-41)
A Brave New World Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 5 May 2001; (p. 8)
Best Books of 1901 Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 5 January no. 5101 2001; (p. 12-13)

'In April 1901, three months after the Commonwealth of Australia had come into existence, Henry Lawson was sitting in London writing a preface to My Brilliant Career, the first novel of his young protegee Miles Franklin: “I saw that the work was Australian – born of the bush . . . the descriptions of bush life and scenery came startlingly, painfully real to me, and I know that, as far as they are concerned, the book is true to Australia – the truest I ever read.” Lawson had been in London since June 1900. He doesn’t appear to have been much interested in the formal trappings and arrangements of Federation, in spite of the ardent nationalist and republican sentiment that runs through all his writing.' (Introduction)

Joe Wilson and the Angel in the Bush Joy W. Hooton , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , July-August vol. 44 no. 7-8 2000; (p. 67-73)
Untitled 1902 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 29 March vol. 23 no. 1154 1902; (p. 2)

— Review of Joe Wilson and His Mates Henry Lawson , 1901 selected work short story
The Books That Made Us 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19-20 August 1995; (p. rev 1-2)

— Review of My Brother Jack : A Novel George Johnston , 1964 single work novel ; The Lucky Country Donald Horne , 1964 single work non-fiction ; Joe Wilson and His Mates Henry Lawson , 1901 selected work short story ; My Brilliant Career Miles Franklin , 1901 single work novel ; Monkey Grip Helen Garner , 1977 single work novel ; Voss : A Novel Patrick White , 1957 single work novel ; The Fortunes of Richard Mahony Henry Handel Richardson , 1917 single work novel
Henry Lawson's Latest Volume 1902 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 12 April vol. 64 no. 1679 1902; (p. 57)

— Review of Joe Wilson and His Mates Henry Lawson , 1901 selected work short story
Themes and Conventions John Barnes , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Henry Lawson's Short Stories 1985; (p. 26-31)
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 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 in London John Barnes , 1979 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , July vol. 23 no. 7 1979; (p. 24-35)
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 10 Jun 2016 13:56:17
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