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Henry Lawson While the Billy Boils : The Original Newspaper Versions

By: Henry Lawson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Sydney University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 9781743320099

ISBN: 1743320094

Condition: New


Fifty-two of Henry Lawson's stories and sketches that he had first published in newspapers and magazines from 1888 onwards were gathered in his collection While the Billy Boils (Angus & Robertson, 1896). Lawson was not responsible for their ordering and he had to give ground on their texts, especially on his idiosyncratic presentation of wordings that helped to breathe life into his characters and situations. The present edition dismantles the fait accompli of 1896 by presenting the individual items in the chronological order of their first publication and with their original newspaper texts. ... View more info

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While The Billy Boils

By: Henry Lawson

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 1994

Seller ID: 9780207186851

ISBN: 0207186855

Condition: New


While the Billy Boils includes Henry Lawson's classic story 'The Union Buries its Dead' as well as 'The Drovers Wife', 'The Bush Undertaker' and 'That There Dog of Mine'. Stark, moving and humming with life, these well known and loved stories bring us the bush Australian legend, and the imagination of one of our greatest writers. View more info