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Henry Lawson Henry Lawson i(A12465 works by) (birth name: Henry (Lawson) Larsen) (a.k.a. H. L.; Harry Lawson)
Also writes as: Joe Swallow ; An Australian Exile ; Tally ; The Exile ; Smoko (?) ; Jack Cornstalk ; The Ghost ; Rumfellow ; Cervus Wright ; Henry Hertzberg Larsen ; 'Arry
Born: Established: 17 Jun 1867 Grenfell, Grenfell - Quandialla area, Blayney - Cowra - Grenfell area, Central West NSW, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 2 Sep 1922 Abbotsford, Drummoyne - Concord area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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1 [From] Faces in the Street i "They lie, the men who tell us for reasons of their own", Henry Lawson , 2019 extract poetry (Faces in the Street)
— Appears in: This is Home : Essential Australian Poems for Children 2019; (p. 44)
1 [From] Andy's Gone with Cattle i "Our Andy's gone to battle now", Henry Lawson , 2019 extract poetry (Andy's Gone with Cattle)
— Appears in: This is Home : Essential Australian Poems for Children 2019; (p. 43)
1 1 y separately published work icon Racconti Henry Lawson , Franca Cavagnoli (editor), Rome : Idragomanni , 2014 8879015 2014 selected work short story

Racconti is a collection of short stories by Henry Lawson. The stories have been translated into Italian by Translation Studies students supervised by Franca Cavagnoli.

1 y separately published work icon Henry Lawson I Sol Og Regn På Slitne Bein : Utvalgte Dikt Og Noveller. Henry Lawson In the Sun and Rain on Tired Legs, Selected Poems and Short Stories Henry Lawson , Håvard Rem (translator), Åsmund Forfang (translator), Norway : Bokbyen , 2014 8315764 2014 selected work poetry short story
1 y separately published work icon Henry Lawson Treasury Henry Lawson , North Sydney : Random House , 2014 7552323 2014 selected work poetry short story

'A treasury of classic verse and short stories from one of Australia's most important and best loved writers, Henry Lawson. Includes 'The Loaded Dog', 'The Drover's Wife' and 'Up the Country' plus many more.­Henry Lawson is one of Australia's most famous writers. He was born in 1867 in Grenfell in New South Wales and wrote many of his most important works about life in the Australian bush in the late-­1800s.­ Known as the 'Poet of the People', Henry Lawson's writing captured the hardships and everyday lives of ordinary Australians in the time before Federation and after the gold rushes. Lawson's stories and poems are full of the drama and often absurd humour that characterised life in the Australian outback in the early year's of our nation.­This beautiful illustrated collection captures the essence of Henry Lawson's best loved stories and poms, while also introducing readers to some of his lesser known works.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Poems Henry Lawson , Sydney South : HarperCollins Australia , 2014 7418803 2014 selected work poetry

'Readers have long embraced the passionate energy of Henry Lawson’s poems. This collection of 177 poems showcases the very best of Lawson - heart-rendering tales of the human condition, rousing poems of social protest, images of comic characters, and classic portraits such as Middleton’s rouseabout, as well as some of Lawson’s lesser-known works, including the poignant verse addressed to his lost love, Hannah Thornburn. Henry Lawson was a man burdened by poverty and deafness and haunted by the specters of alcoholism and madness. Against his tortured life, the spirit, humour and understanding evident in this collection show the breadth of Lawson’s achievement and demonstrate why he has endured as one of Australia’s great poets. Poems listed in chronological order, with title and first line indices.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Henry Lawson : A Selection Henry Lawson , Drew Forsythe , Wyn Roberts , Don Barker , Roger Cardwell , Ultimo : ABC Books , 2013 Z1926162 2013 selected work short story 'Lawson is best remembered as one of Australia's greatest poets and story writers. As either realist or romancer, Henry Lawson was described in his own lifetime as the 'first articulate voice of the real Australia', later to become fondly known as the 'bard of the bush'. His death in 1922 left Australia with a wealth of literary works unequalled by any artist. In this selection of short stories, accompanied by classical music, Lawson captures the true Australian spirit of his fellow countrymen.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 y separately published work icon Great Aussie Jokes, Blokes and Quotes Paul Taylor , 'Steele Rudd' , Edward Dyson , Henry Lawson , Scoresby : Five Mile Press , 2013 Z1912976 2013 selected work short story
1 A Letter to the Bulletin Henry Lawson , 2013 single work prose
— Appears in: The Best Australian Yarns : And Other True Stories 2013; (p. 149)
1 6 y separately published work icon While the Billy Boils : The Original Newspaper Versions Henry Lawson , Paul Eggert (editor), Sydney : Sydney University Press , 2013 6155517 2013 selected work short story (taught in 3 units)

'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. This will allow a new appreciation of Lawson's writing, one that is attentive to his developing powers.

'The edition also facilitates a close study of Lawson's collaboration with the producers of the collection in 1896, in particular with his copy-editor Arthur W. Jose and publisher George Robertson. Facsimile images (available online) of the printer's copy that they prepared for While the Billy Boils supplement the edition's listing of the alterations that each of them made, revealing the textual history of each story or sketch.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 [Extract] Trouble on the Selection i "You lazy boy, you're here at last", Henry Lawson , 2010 single work poetry extract
— Appears in: The ABC Book of Australian Poetry : A Treasury of Poems for Young Children 2010; (p. 52-53)
1 [Extract] The Never-Never Land i "By hut, homestead and shearing-shed", Henry Lawson , 2010 single work extract
— Appears in: The ABC Book of Australian Poetry : A Treasury of Poems for Young Children 2010; (p. 50)
1 3 y separately published work icon The Campfire Yarns of Henry Lawson Henry Lawson , Jack Thompson , Coogee : FinePoets , 2009 Z1619474 2009 selected work short story
1 1 y separately published work icon The Loaded Dog and More Classic Favourites from Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson Henry Lawson , A. B. Paterson , Colin Friels , Ultimo : ABC Audio , 2005 Z1808549 2005 selected work poetry
1 5 y separately published work icon Lawson Henry Lawson , John Schumann (composer), Australia : Bombora Music , 2005 Z1217527 2005 selected work poetry
1 Song of the Dardanelles Henry Lawson , 2005 extract poetry war literature (Song of the Dardanelles)
— Appears in: Cobbers : Stories of Gallipoli 1915 2005; (p. 68) The Book of Australian Popular Rhymed Verse : A Classic Collection of Entertaining and Recitable Poems and Verse : From Henry Lawson to Barry Humphries 2008; (p. 285)
1 1 The Bush Undertaker and the Drover's Wife Henry Lawson's Short Stories Henry Lawson , Stewart Morritt , 2005 single work drama
1 Send Round the Hat Henry Lawson , 2004 extract short story (Send Round the Hat)
— Appears in: Australia Literature : Themes & Selected Readings 2004; (p. 89-114)
1 Untitled i "There'll be royal times in Sydney for the Cuff and Collar Push,", Henry Lawson , 2002 extract poetry (The Men Who Made Australia : A Poem)
— Appears in: An Australian Treasury of Popular Verse 2002; (p. 248-249)
1 Lawson's Fall Henry Lawson , 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: The La Trobe Journal , Spring no. 70 2002; (p. 52)

Facsimile reproduction of a handwritten (and apparently unpublished) poem by Henry Lawson, now partially damaged through wear. Refers to an accident, the intention of which (attempted suicide or drunkenness) is ambiguous.

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