Henry Lawson Influence On Australian

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Henry Lawson Henry Lawson is a famous Australian writer best known for his bush poetry and short stories. He was a Bushman that lived in the Australian outback and wrote mostly about bush life. His work displayed the Australian lifestyle with an honesty readers could relate to and acknowledge. Some say “Lawson was something of a legendary figure in his lifetime” (Matthews para 15) and that he “was arguably the first Australian-born writer who really looked at Australia with Australian eyes”. (Henry Lawson Bio para 12) He was born on June 17, 1867 in Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia and died on September 2, 1922 in Sydney. “Simply put, Henry was a troubled man.” (Henry Lawson Bio para 5) He suffered from deafness at a young age and was

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