Robbery Under Arms [article about Rolf Boldrewood, 9 April 1938]

[Editor: A short look at the life of the writer Thomas Alexander Browne, who wrote as “Rolf Boldrewood”.] ‘Robbery Under Arms’ If one were asked what is the best known Australian novel, the answer would most probably be Rolf Boldrewood’s “Robbery Under Arms.” Written first as a serial for the Sydney Mail, it did not […]

Preface [The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses]

[Editor: This preface by Rolf Boldrewood and notation by “Banjo” Paterson were published in The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses, 1895.] Preface. It is not so easy to write ballads descriptive of the bushland of Australia as on light consideration would appear. Reasonably good verse on the subject has been supplied in sufficient […]