Books up to date [a review of “In the Days When the World was Wide” by Henry Lawson, 19 September 1896]

[Editor: This extract from the “Books up to date” column includes a favourable mention of While the Billy Boils (1896), by Henry Lawson, and reports on a review of his book In the Days When the World was Wide (1896). Published in The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW), 19 September 1896.] Books up to date Mr. […]

Books up to date [a review of “Perdita: A Sonnet Record” by John Le Gay Brereton, 19 September 1896]

[Editor: This extract from the “Books up to date” column is a review of Perdita: A Sonnet Record, which was written anonymously by John Le Gay Brereton. Published in The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW), 19 September 1896.] Books up to date Delicacy, passion, grace, and strength. We meet with all these in “Perdita, a Sonnet […]

“The Song of Brotherhood” [a review of “The Song of Brotherhood and Other Verses” by John Le Gay Brereton, 22 May 1896]

[Editor: This review of The Song of Brotherhood and Other Verses, by John Le Gay Brereton, was published in the “Reviews” section of The Brisbane Courier (Brisbane, Qld.), 22 May 1896.] “The Song of Brotherhood.” “The Song of Brotherhood, and Other Verses,” by J. Le Gay Brereton, B.A., Sydney, comes with the imprint of Mr. […]

Review [a review of “The Song of Brotherhood and Other Verses” by John Le Gay Brereton, 13 April 1896]

[Editor: This review of The Song of Brotherhood and Other Verses, by John Le Gay Brereton, was published in The Maitland Daily Mercury (Maitland, NSW), 13 April 1896.] Review. The Song of Brotherhood. And other verses. By J. Le Gay Brereton, B.A., Sydney. London: George Allen, Ruskin House, 1896. The poet whose verses are put […]

The city bushman’s apologist [14 February 1896]

[Editor: This review of In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses (by Henry Lawson, 1896) was published in Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic.), 14 February 1896.] The city bushman’s apologist.* A glance at Mr. Henry Lawson’s volume of verse just published, in very good style, by an Australian firm, reminds the reader […]