Literary lecturer and writer Susannah Fullerton discusses three works that have been popular and which have lasted. She looks at how Australia shaped their authors and how those authors shaped Australia, and analyses what it is that makes them good or great works of literature.
Image: Frank Mahony Rounding up a straggler 1889 (detail)
Susannah Fullerton: Henry Lawson and 'The drover’s wife'
Susannah Fullerton: Ethel Turner and 'Seven little Australians'