NESA requirement: The Penguin Henry Lawson Short Stories Penguin, 2009, ISBN: 9780143180128 Standard, Module A: Experience Through Language, Elective 2: Distinctively Visual ‘The Drover’s Wife’, ‘The Bush Undertaker’, ‘In a Dry Season’, ‘The Loaded Dog’

Dixon, M; Murphy, K; Alrawi, A 2015. Sample response 3: Henry Lawson short stories. Cambridge Checkpoints HSC Standard English 2015. Edition. Cambridge University Press. pp. 78-81.

Fuller, B; Grumley, L; Sinclair, J 2000. Henry Lawson – Short Stories. 2001 & 2002 2 unit HSC Standard English all texts study guide. 1st Ed. Five Senses Education Pty Ltd, Seven Hills. pp. 10-20.

Lawrence, E 2006. Henry Lawson’s early start as a writer. . M A R G I N: life & letters in early Australia. .69 (July-August 2006) p1 

LibriVox audiobooks. 2016. Youtube. Henry Lawson – The Drover’s Wife . [ONLINE]
Available at:https://youtu.be/DGJJZ6umVEI. [Accessed 12 May 17].

LibriVox audiobooks. 2015. Youtube. Henry Lawson – The Loaded Dog. [ONLINE] 

Available at:https://youtu.be/Oka8YayRysc. [Accessed 12 May 17].

Henry Lawson – http://australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/henry-lawson  This webpage from the Australian Government portal provides brief information and links to Henry Lawson’s life and background, the Australian short story, Lawson and The Bulletin, ‘The Drover’s Wife’ etc.

Henry Lawson – APL- https://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry  This website provides a brief biography about Henry Lawson. See the left hand menu for links to some of his essays about Australia and manuscripts of his short stories and poetry


Kane, P, & Erskine, TL 2001, ‘Henry Lawson’, Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition, pp. 1-4.

Lee, C 2002. An Uncultured Rhymer and his Cultural Critics: Henry Lawson, class politics, and colonial literature.Victorian Poetry. 40.1 (Spring 2002) p87
McLeod, AL 2004, ‘The Drover’s Wife’, Masterplots II: Short Story Series, Revised Edition, pp. 1-3Spurr, B; Cameron, L 2001, Selected Stories – Henry Lawson, Excel HSC Standard English. 1st Ed McPherson’s Printing Group, Australia
Sayer, Mandy. “The Drovers’ Wives.” Southerly 68.2 (2008): 193+. Expanded Academic ASAP. Web. 16 Mar. 2015