Heed Not, Poem by Henry Lawson

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Title

Heed Not, Poem by Henry Lawson

Subject

Henry Lawson, Australian poetry, bush poet, Australian Nationalism Movement, Monarchy satire, estates satire, knighthood

Description

Henry Lawson (1867-1922), one of Australia's most famous poets, and a symbol for the Australian Nationalism Movement, protests against what he sees as the 'toadies knighthood' in this verse. He berates those (English) in Australia who seek to reproduce all things British: banquet table, garden fair and social circle. This poem praises Australian 'classlessness', hard work, and esoteric knowledge of the 'bush'

Creator

Lawson, Henry

Source

Links to Electronic books on-line - Henry Lawson <http://www.ironbarkresources.com/henrylawson

Date

1901

Rights

Public domain

Format

Poem; Hyperlink

Language

English

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Citation

“Heed Not, Poem by Henry Lawson,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed September 17, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/232.