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Henry Lawson among Maoris

Pearson, Bill


Henry Lawson's writings on Australia, town and bush, which helped to create the Australian legends of mateship and toughness are well known. Less is known of his experiences in New Zealand. A story 'A Daughter of Maoriland' is based on his experiences teaching at a school in Mangamaunu on one of his three visits to that country. The story shows a failure in his relations with the Maori community, in particular with one of his pupils - a girl he named August in the story. This book is a study of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1968
Type: Book


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