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y separately published work icon Childhood Memories of Henry Lawson Country selected work   autobiography   poetry  
Alternative title: Childhood Memories of Henry Lawson Country and Henry Lawson's Mudgee Poems
Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Childhood Memories of Henry Lawson Country
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Notes

  • Epigraph: The epigraph is a quote from Henry Lawson, Autobiographical and Other Writings 1887 - 1922 beginning: 'Dawn breaking above Golden Gully....Then, slowly, the sunrise over old Mount Bukaroo purples all along the Mudgee Hills.' And ending: 'But snakes come out of some of those cellars yet. I know, because I was bitten by one shortly after arrival.'
  • This work also contains poems by Henry Lawson.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:The Wayside Foundation , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Ted Noffs , 1983 single work autobiography (p. 3-8)
Childhood Memories of Henry Lawson Countryi"The church bells ring across the lucerne flat,", Ted Noffs , 1983 single work poetry (p. 11-41)
Flowers of Childhoodi"In my memory I can still smell the scent of Chocolate Flowers,", Ted Noffs , 1983 single work poetry (p. 42-47)
Waratah and Wattlei"Though poor and in trouble I wander alone,", Henry Lawson , 1905 single work poetry (p. 51)
Mount Bukarooi"Only one old post is standing -", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 52-53)
Eurunderee : Ii"There are scenes in the distance where beauty is not,", Henry Lawson , 1891 single work poetry (p. 54-55)
Days When We Went Swimmingi"The breezes waved the silver grass,", Henry Lawson , 1900 single work poetry humour (p. 56-57)
The Old Bark Schooli"It was built of bark and poles, and the floor was full of holes", Henry Lawson , 1897 single work poetry humour (p. 58-60)

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