Louisa and Henry and Gertie and the Drover’s Wife

Abstract

Examines three Mitchell Libraries manuscripts on the life of Louisa Lawson, one written by herself, and two by her daughter Gertrude, and discusses their role as sources of some of Henry Lawson’s stories.

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Published 1 May 1980 in Volume 9 No. 3. Subjects: Australian literature - Manuscripts, Autobiographical writing, Literary influences, Writer's research & sources, 19th Century Women Writers.

Cite as: Matthews, Brian. ‘Louisa and Henry and Gertie and the Drover’s Wife.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 9, no. 3, 1980. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.4e7aaee5b7.