Telling Mrs Baker single work   short story  
  • Author: Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
First known date: 1902 Issue Details: First known date: 1902... 1902 Telling Mrs Baker
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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.

Adaptations

Telling Mrs Baker Vance Palmer , 1922 single work drama
— Appears in: The Black Horse and Other Plays 1924; (p. 63-78)

Notes

  • Adapted by Vance Palmer for the radio drama Telling Mrs Baker.

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Works about this Work

The Challenge of the Meta-Contextual : Henry Lawson's ‘Telling Mrs Baker’ (1901) and Some Animal Questions for Australia Timothy Clark , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Oxford Literary Review , July vol. 29 no. 1-2 2007; (p. 17-36)
Looking for Mr Backbone : The Politics of Gender in the Work of Henry Lawson Christopher Lee , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The 1890s : Australian Literature and Literary Culture 1996; (p. 95-108)
The 1890s: Australian Literature and Literary Culture : Introduction Ken A. Stewart , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The 1890s : Australian Literature and Literary Culture 1996; (p. 1-26)
Telling the Little Women from the Disappearing Woman Maureen Bettle , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Redoubt , August no. 12 1991; (p. 73-77)
Grim Humour in Short Stories of the 1890s Robert S. White , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aspects of Australian Fiction : Essays Presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English, The University of Adelaide 1990; (p. 17-39)
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