Lawson, Henry

About Henry Lawson

Biography (Australian Dictionary of Biography Online Edition)

Biography (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Biography (New South Wales State Library)

Filmography (IMDb)



Hergenham, Laurie. “Henry Lawson, Father and Son.” Quadrant Magazine, vol. 62, no. 12, 2018

Finkelstein, David. ”Biography of a Book: Henry Lawson's While the Billy Boils; While the Billy Boils: The Original Newspaper Versions.” English Studies, vol. 96, no. 6, 2015

Gadd, Anna. “Racconti.” Colloquy, vol. 29, 2015

Moffat, Kirstine. “Henry Lawson in New Zealand.” Journal of New Zealand Literature, vol. 31, 2013

Page, Geoff. “A Couple of Classics.” Quadrant Magazine, vol. 52, no. 4, 2008

O’Reilly, Nathanael. “City Bushman: Henry Lawson and the Australian Imagination.” Biography, vol. 29, no. 2, 2006

Stewart, Ken. “Reviews.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, 1992



Magner, Brigid. “From Grenfell to Gulgong and Back.” Overland, vol. 230, 2018

Pes, Annalisa. “Damnation or Salvation? Journeys into Madness in Henry Lawson and Patrick White's Short Stories.” Ex-Centric Writing: Essays on Madness in Postcolonial Fiction, Zinato and Pes (eds.), 2013

Ferrall, Charles. “Two Lost Poems by Henry Lawson about the Boer War.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 26, no. 1, 2011

Eggert, Paul. “A Convergence of Book History and Literary Criticism. Case-Study: Henry Lawson in 1890s Sydney.” Textual Cultures, vol. 6, no. 1, 2011

Tasker, Meg and Lucy Sussex. “’That Wild Run to London': Henry and Bertha Lawson in England.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, no. 1, 2007

Barnes, John. “Henry Lawson and the 'Pinker of Literary Agents'.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, no. 2, 2007

Clark, Timothy. “The Challenge of the Meta-Contextual: Henry Lawson's Telling Mrs Baker (1901) and some Animal Questions for Australia.” The Oxford Literary Review, vol. 29, 2007

Tejedor, José María. “Henry Lawson’s Nihilism in The Union Buries It’s Dead.” Atlantis, vol. 27, no. 2, 2005

Lee, Christopher. “An Uncultured Rhymer and His Cultural Critics: Henry Lawson, Class Politics, and Colonial Literature.” Victorian Poetry, vol. 40, no. 1, 2002

Wilding, Michael. "Henry Lawson's Socialist Vision". Studies in Classic Australian Fiction, Wilding (ed.), 1997

Lee, Christopher. “Man, Work and Country: The Production of Henry Lawson.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 15, no. 2, 1992



Short Story Collections

Triangles of Life and Other Stories (1913)

The Rising of the Court and Other Sketches in Prose and Verse (1910)

Send Round the Hat (1907)

The Romance of the Swag (1907)

Children of the Bush (1902)

The Country I Come From (1901)

Joe Wilson and His Mates (1901)

Over the Sliprails (1900)

On the Track (1900)

When the Billy Boils (1896)

Short Stories in Prose and Verse (1894)


Poetry Collections

Selected Poems of Henry Lawson (1918)

My Army, O, My Army! And Other Songs (1915)

Song of the Dardanelles and Other Verses (1915)

For Australia (1913)

The Skyline Riders and Other Verses (1910)

The Elder Son (1905)

When I Was King and Other Verses (1905)

Humorous Verses (1905)

Popular Verses (1900)

Out Back and Other Poems (1900)

Verses, Popular and Humorous (1900)

In the Days when the World Was Wide, and Other Verses (1896)



Carrera-Suarez, Isabel. “A Gendered Bush: Mansfield and Australian Drovers' Wives.” Australian Literary Studies, Special Issue, vol. 15, no. 2, 1991

Brooks, Sue (dir.) and Sue Castrique (wri.), The Drover’s Wife, 1984

Manara, Giancarlo (dir.), The Drover’s Wife, 1968

Holmes, Cecil (dir.), Ralph W. Peterson and Rex Rienits (wri.), Three in One, 1955

Smith, Beaumont (dir./wri.), Joe, 1924

Smith, Beaumont (dir./wir.), with a guest appearance by Henry Lawson, When the Billy Boils, 1921


Audio and Audiovisual Material

State Library of NSW Presents Libby Hathorn's Poets of Australia: Henry Lawson, YouTube, 5 Apr. 2017