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  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1978 1978
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Collection of previously published articles on a variety of subjects, including the arts and arts funding in Australia and the politics of republicanism, together with a selection of book reviews which Murray wrote, mostly for the Sydney Morning Herald, in the 1970s.

Notes

  • Reviews of books not of Australian literary interest have not been individually listed.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1978 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Patronage in Australia -- A Critique and Two Proposals, Les Murray , 1972 single work (p. 1-21)
Patronage Revisited, Les Murray , 1978 single work essay (p. 22-35)
A North Coast Poet, Les Murray , 1975 single work review
— Review of Creekwater Journal Robert Gray 1974 selected work poetry ;
(p. 113-116)
The Australian Republic, Les Murray , 1978 single work prose (p. 143-158)
On Sitting Back and Thinking About Porter's Boeotia, Les Murray , 1978 single work essay Peter Porter : On First Looking into Chapman's Hesiod (p. 172-184)
More Wow Than Flutter : Poets for the Record, Les Murray , 1976 single work criticism
— Review of Poets on Record series - publisher ; Australian Poets on Tape series - publisher ;
(p. 191-213)
Spirit Farming, Les Murray , 1976 single work column autobiography (p. 214-219)
Tom Keneally Passes the Enjoyability Test, Les Murray , 1977 single work review
— Review of Season in Purgatory Thomas Keneally 1976 single work novel ;
Venus Denied by Warriors
(p. 220-224)
Corruptio Optimi, Les Murray , 1977 single work review
— Review of Conference-Ville Frank Moorhouse 1976 single work novel ;
(p. 225-229)
The Flag Rave : A Personal Iconography for the Australian Republic, Les Murray , 1978 single work essay (p. 230-244)
Clapped in Macedonia : Two Festivals, Les Murray , 1977 single work prose autobiography (p. 245-269)
In Passion So Eloquent : A Personal Appreciation, Les Murray , 1976 single work obituary James McAuley- A Personal Appreciation (p. 185190)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

'The Spirit of the Land' : The Purposes of Mysticism in Recent Australian Literate Culture Marc Delrez , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bernard Hickey, a Roving Cultural Ambassador : Essays in His Memory. 2009; (p. 101-108)
Les Murray's "Narrowspeak" Peter Pierce , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 76-86)
Examines Murray's prose which he has spoken of as "Narrowspeak", in comparison to the "Wholespeak" of poetry.
Landscape as Revelation : The Case of Les Murray Kirpal Singh , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Subjects Worthy Fame : Essays on Commonwealth Literature in Honour of H. H. Anniah Gowda 1989; (p. 106-113) Span , April no. 28 1989; (p. 90-96)
Les Murray's Single-Minded Many-Sidedness Michael Sharkey , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 82 1980; (p. 19-25)
Soundings in Middle Australia Mark Macleod , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1980; (p. 103-111)
Untitled D. A. Myers , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The International Fiction Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1980; (p. 69-70)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled Martin Duwell , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 9 no. 2 1979; (p. 259-262)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled C. Edwards , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: New Poetry , vol. 27 no. 2 1979; (p. 4-12)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled P. Monaghan , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 February 1979; (p. 17)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled M. Richards , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Helix , no. 4 1979; (p. 73-80)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Of Death and Children Geoffrey Dutton , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 November vol. 99 no. 5136 1978; (p. 67-68)

— Review of Selected Poems Thomas Shapcott 1978 selected work poetry ; The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review ; Remembering the Rural Life Gary Catalano 1978 selected work poetry ; Black Bagatelles Rodney Hall 1978 sequence poetry
Untitled Clive Kelly , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 30 September 1978; (p. 37)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled L. Lowe , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Campaign , no. 37 1978; (p. 50)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled William Noonan , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: 24 Hours , vol. 3 no. 10 1978; (p. 67)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled Jim Tulip , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 September 1978; (p. 17)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Helix , no. 2 1978; (p. 54)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Of Death and Children Geoffrey Dutton , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 November vol. 99 no. 5136 1978; (p. 67-68)

— Review of Selected Poems Thomas Shapcott 1978 selected work poetry ; The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review ; Remembering the Rural Life Gary Catalano 1978 selected work poetry ; Black Bagatelles Rodney Hall 1978 sequence poetry
Untitled Clive Kelly , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 30 September 1978; (p. 37)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled L. Lowe , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Campaign , no. 37 1978; (p. 50)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled William Noonan , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: 24 Hours , vol. 3 no. 10 1978; (p. 67)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled Jim Tulip , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 September 1978; (p. 17)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Helix , no. 2 1978; (p. 54)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled Martin Duwell , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 9 no. 2 1979; (p. 259-262)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled C. Edwards , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: New Poetry , vol. 27 no. 2 1979; (p. 4-12)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled P. Monaghan , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 February 1979; (p. 17)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled M. Richards , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Helix , no. 4 1979; (p. 73-80)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
Untitled D. A. Myers , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The International Fiction Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1980; (p. 69-70)

— Review of The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces Les Murray 1978 selected work prose criticism autobiography review
'The Spirit of the Land' : The Purposes of Mysticism in Recent Australian Literate Culture Marc Delrez , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bernard Hickey, a Roving Cultural Ambassador : Essays in His Memory. 2009; (p. 101-108)
Les Murray's Single-Minded Many-Sidedness Michael Sharkey , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 82 1980; (p. 19-25)
Landscape as Revelation : The Case of Les Murray Kirpal Singh , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Subjects Worthy Fame : Essays on Commonwealth Literature in Honour of H. H. Anniah Gowda 1989; (p. 106-113) Span , April no. 28 1989; (p. 90-96)
Soundings in Middle Australia Mark Macleod , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1980; (p. 103-111)
Les Murray's "Narrowspeak" Peter Pierce , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 76-86)
Examines Murray's prose which he has spoken of as "Narrowspeak", in comparison to the "Wholespeak" of poetry.
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