Works of Louisa Lawson

[Editor: This list contains various works by Louisa Lawson; for biographical information click here.] Books by Louisa Lawson: 1904: “Dert” and “Do”, Sydney: Dawn Newspaper Office 1905: The Lonely Crossing and Other Poems, Sydney: Dawn Office Poems by Louisa Lawson: Back Again [1 July 1904] Coming Home [1 July 1904] In Memoriam [1 June 1896] […]

Coming Home [poem by Louisa Lawson, 1 July 1904]

[Editor: A poem by Louisa Lawson.] Coming Home. By Louisa Lawson. Going round the back street. Through the silent lane, While the folks at church meet, Coming home again. Faded hat and creasy, Long since it was new. Tent-fly torn and greasy, Bluey showing through. Billy burnt and battered, Boots all badly burst, Lace and […]

Louisa Lawson

[Editor: This article provides links to some biographical information about Louisa Lawson; for various works by her, click here.] Louisa Lawson was born on a farm near Mudgee, New South Wales, on 17 February 1848. She was the publisher and editor of The Republican (which was re-titled as the Australian Nationalist for its last two […]

First Australian editress: Henry Lawson’s mother [3 July 1939]

First Australian editress Henry Lawson’s mother Reading with interest the recent articles on Charlotte Bronte and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin in the Women’s Supplement recalls to my mind another remarkable woman, Louisa Lawson, who pioneered women’s literature in Australia. She was born on February 17, 1848, at Robert Rou’s station property, Guntawang, close to Mudgee, where […]

The mother of Henry Lawson [biographical article about Louisa Lawson, 26 September 1922]

The mother of Henry Lawson The following contribution to the July number of “Aussie” is by Gertrude Lawson, sister of the late Henry Lawson. In 1845, the time when pioneer settlers were making Australian history, a young couple migrated over the Great Dividing Range, N.S.W., through Mudgee and on to “Guntawang,” Robert Rous’ station. They […]