The Steel single work   poetry   "I am older than my mother."
  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1982 1982
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Notes

  • Third poem in the sequence.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Meanjin vol. 41 no. 1 Autumn 1982 Z590261 1982 periodical issue 1982 pg. 107-111
  • Appears in:
    y The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1983 Z300218 1983 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1983 pg. 32-36
  • Appears in:
    y The Vernacular Republic : Poems 1961-1983 Les Murray , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1988 Z905438 1988 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1988 pg. 153-158
  • Appears in:
    y The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin Jenny Lee (editor), Philip Mead (editor), Gerald Murnane (editor), Carlton South : Meanjin Press Melbourne University Press , 1990 Z371555 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review 'This is a history of Meanjin, told in its own words...Through a selection of previously unpublished correspondence together with some of the path-breaking writings that were first published in Meanjin, this book takes us on a journey through the magazine's own tempestuous history and charts the cross-currents and conflicts of postwar politics and culture.' (Source: back cover) Carlton South : Meanjin Press Melbourne University Press , 1990 pg. 291-295
  • Appears in:
    y The Macmillan Anthology of Australian Literature Ken L. Goodwin (editor), Alan Lawson (editor), South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990 Z535337 1990 anthology criticism correspondence extract poetry drama biography short story prose humour satire travel South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990 pg. 558-562
  • Appears in:
    y Collected Poems Les Murray , Port Melbourne : Heinemann Australia , 1994 Z422024 1994 selected work poetry Port Melbourne : Heinemann Australia , 1994 pg. 186-191

Works about this Work

Justice, Sacrifice and the Mother's Poem Noel Rowe , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 142-165) Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 161-176)
Rolling Column : The Doctor Didn't Do It Ivor Indyk , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (2000-2001) no. 227 2000; (p. 55-56)
Writing the Self Ken L. Goodwin , Alan Lawson , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Macmillan Anthology of Australian Literature 1990; (p. 526-529)
Elegies for Mothers : Reflections on Gwen Harwood's Mother Who Gave Me Life and Les Murray's Three Poems in Memory of My Mother Jennifer Strauss , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 34 no. 4 1989; (p. 58-63)
Family and the Father in the Poetry of Les A. Murray Lawrence Bourke , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 3 1988; (p. 282-295)
Past Imperfect : The Sense of the Past in Les A. Murray Andrew Taylor , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southern Review , March vol. 19 no. 1 1986; (p. 89-103) Reading Australian Poetry 1987; (p. 139-155) The Writer's Sense of the Past : Essays on Southeast Asian and Australasian Literature 1987; (p. 189-197)
Three Talks: David Malouf, Les Murray and David Rowbotham : Les Murray Les Murray , 1984 single work criticism autobiography
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 11 no. 3 1984; (p. 320-321)
Three Talks: David Malouf, Les Murray and David Rowbotham : Les Murray Les Murray , 1984 single work criticism autobiography
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 11 no. 3 1984; (p. 320-321)
Elegies for Mothers : Reflections on Gwen Harwood's Mother Who Gave Me Life and Les Murray's Three Poems in Memory of My Mother Jennifer Strauss , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 34 no. 4 1989; (p. 58-63)
Family and the Father in the Poetry of Les A. Murray Lawrence Bourke , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 3 1988; (p. 282-295)
Writing the Self Ken L. Goodwin , Alan Lawson , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Macmillan Anthology of Australian Literature 1990; (p. 526-529)
Past Imperfect : The Sense of the Past in Les A. Murray Andrew Taylor , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southern Review , March vol. 19 no. 1 1986; (p. 89-103) Reading Australian Poetry 1987; (p. 139-155) The Writer's Sense of the Past : Essays on Southeast Asian and Australasian Literature 1987; (p. 189-197)
Rolling Column : The Doctor Didn't Do It Ivor Indyk , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (2000-2001) no. 227 2000; (p. 55-56)
Justice, Sacrifice and the Mother's Poem Noel Rowe , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 142-165) Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 161-176)
Last amended 25 Sep 2001 14:20:11
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