y Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic selected work   poetry  
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  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1976 1976
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  • Other formats: Also braille.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1976 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Burning Trucki"It began at dawn with fighter planes:", Les Murray , 1956-1962 single work poetry (p. 1)
The Widower in the Countryi"I'll get up soon, and leave my bed unmade.", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 2)
Noonday Axemani"Axe-fall, echo and silence. Noonday silence.", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 2-5)
Spring Haili"This is for spring and hail, that you may remember:", Les Murray , 1963-1964 single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Driving Through Sawmill Townsi"In the high cool country,", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Recourse to the Wildernessi"Towards the end of the long Australian peace", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Shorelinesi"There is no place more vacant than this harmless", Les Murray , 1964 single work poetry (p. 11-13)
The Princes' Landi"Leaves from the ancient forest gleam", Les Murray , 1964-1968 single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Troop Train Returningi"Beyond the Divide", Les Murray , 1967 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
Bloodi"Pig-crowds in successive, screaming pens", Les Murray , 1966 single work poetry (p. 16-18)
The Abominationi"Long before dawn, I rose by Paddy's Lantern,", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Once in a Lifetime, Snowi"Winters at home brought wind,", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 19-21)
The Wildernessi"Penury in Sydney had grown stale", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 21-22)
The Commercial Hoteli"Days of asphalt-blue and gold", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 23)
An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbowi"The word goes round Repins, the murmur goes round Lorenzinis,", Les Murray , 1967 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Incendiary Methodi"Hungry that year", Les Murray , 1968 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Treeroots and Earthi"Where the great winds crashed", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 26-28)
Working Meni"Seeing the telegram go limp", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 28)
Senryui"Just two hours after", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry humour (p. 28)
Between Two Warsi"Instructive to watch a whole mountain", Les Murray , 1969 single work poetry (p. 28)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Les in More Clive James , 1983 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The New York Review of Books , 14 April 1983; Snakecharmers in Texas : Essays 1980-87 1988; (p. 49-57)
Some Volumes of Selected Poems of the 1970s, II David Malouf , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 10 no. 3 1982; (p. 300-310)

— Review of Selected Poems David Rowbotham 1975 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Robert Adamson 1977 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Thomas Shapcott 1978 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Rodney Hall 1975 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Geoffrey Lehmann 1976 selected work poetry
Chainsaws, Milk-coolers, Rifles and Hard Work Andrew Taylor , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , June vol. 14 no. 2 1980; (p. 53-59)

— Review of Ethnic Radio : Poems Les Murray 1977 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled Philip Neilsen , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , June vol. 14 no. 2 1980; (p. 53-59)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
'Evading the Modernities': The Poetry of Les A Murray Gary Catalano , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 36 no. 1 1977; (p. 67-72)
Listening to Lives : Les A. Murray's Vernacular Republic Penelope Nelson , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , October no. 64 1977; (p. 74-78)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled John Tranter , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 29 January 1977; (p. 30)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled Alan Gould , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Nation Review , 26 November-2 December 1976; (p. 141)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled R. Gray , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 September 1976; (p. 15)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled R. McDonald , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 18-23 October 1976; (p. 64-65)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Some Volumes of Selected Poems of the 1970s, II David Malouf , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 10 no. 3 1982; (p. 300-310)

— Review of Selected Poems David Rowbotham 1975 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Robert Adamson 1977 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Thomas Shapcott 1978 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Rodney Hall 1975 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Geoffrey Lehmann 1976 selected work poetry
Chainsaws, Milk-coolers, Rifles and Hard Work Andrew Taylor , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , June vol. 14 no. 2 1980; (p. 53-59)

— Review of Ethnic Radio : Poems Les Murray 1977 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled Alan Gould , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Nation Review , 26 November-2 December 1976; (p. 141)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled R. Gray , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 September 1976; (p. 15)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled R. McDonald , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 18-23 October 1976; (p. 64-65)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Listening to Lives : Les A. Murray's Vernacular Republic Penelope Nelson , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , October no. 64 1977; (p. 74-78)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled John Tranter , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 29 January 1977; (p. 30)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Untitled Philip Neilsen , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , June vol. 14 no. 2 1980; (p. 53-59)

— Review of Selected Poems : The Vernacular Republic Les Murray 1976 selected work poetry
Les in More Clive James , 1983 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The New York Review of Books , 14 April 1983; Snakecharmers in Texas : Essays 1980-87 1988; (p. 49-57)
'Evading the Modernities': The Poetry of Les A Murray Gary Catalano , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 36 no. 1 1977; (p. 67-72)
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