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Genre: Short Story. Their infant son Jim begins to "take convulsions. After the three-year-old boy has spent a month with his mother's sister, he and Joe begin the two-day trek home. The boy becomes ill while they are camping overnight, and Joe, terrified that his son is going to die, carries him to "Brighten's sister-in-law," who lives in the only Story sister in law in the area.
She nurses the boy, who survives. Henry Lawson was an Australian short story writer whose innovative approach to writing is very similar to that of his Russian contemporary, Anton P. However, Lawson was unfamiliar with Chekhov's work, which had not been translated into English at the time.
Lawson was one of the first writers to focus on the Australian outback and the people who lived there. While he celebrated the Australian virtues of toughness and mateship, he also emphasized the country's harshness and its ability to damage the human spirit. Today's critics understand that he was writing about the "dark side" of the Australian experience.
Like Chekhov, Lawson never published a novel. Again like Chekhov, he was more interested in portraying character and interpersonal dynamics, than in developing plot. Toggle .
Annotated by: Coulehan, Jack. Date of entry: Jan Commentary Henry Lawson was an Australian short story writer whose innovative approach to writing is very similar to that of his Russian contemporary, Anton P. Publisher Penguin Australia. Place Published Ringwood, Victoria, Australia. Edition Editor John Barnes. CountStory sister in law
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My Angel Sister-In-Law - A Short Story