46 – Debate Poems: Henry Lawson EXTRA

This episode is an appendix to Episode 44 – Henry Lawson.

We read poems that contributed to the ‘Bulletin Debate’, discussed in the earlier episode.  We include Banjo Paterson’s ‘Clancy of the Overflow’, ‘In Defense of the Bush’ & ‘An answer to various Bards’, as well as Henry Lawson’s ‘Up the Country’ & ‘The City Bushman’.

(26 mins)


PATERSON, BANJO. Clancy of The Overflow. The Institute of Australian Culture [online].  [Accessed December 2020].   Available from: http://www.australianculture.org/clancy-of-the-overflow-paterson/
PATERSON, BANJO. In Defence of the Bush. The Institute of Australian Culture [online]. [Accessed December 2020].   Available from: http://www.australianculture.org/in-defence-of-the-bush-paterson/
PATERSON, BANJO. An Answer to Various Bards. [online]. [Accessed December 2020].  Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20041215010014/http://www.uq.edu.au/~mlwham/banjo/an_answer_to_various_bards.html
LAWSON, HENRY.  Up The Country. [online]. [Accessed December 2020].   Available from: https://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry/poems/up-the-country-0002030
LAWSON, HENRY.   The City Bushman (in answer to “Banjo,” and otherwise). [online].  [Accessed December 2020]. Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20050227065229/http://www.uq.edu.au/~mlwham/banjo/in_answer_to_banjo.html


Image: Tom Roberts “A break away!” 1891. (Art Gallery of South Australia)