The Returnees single work   poetry   "As we were rowing to the lakes"
  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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The Vernacular Republic : Les Murray's Poetic Transcription of Popular Culture Anurag Sharma , 1995-1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1995-1996; (p. 28-41)
The article analyses four poems by Murray, suggesting that 'for Murray the poet, the notion of convergence of three cultures - Aboriginal, rural and urban - is one of the basic planks of what he terms as Vernacular Republic' (40).
This Country is My Mind Carmel Gaffney , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1994; (p. 67-79)
The Boeotian Strain Les Murray , 1980 single work essay
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 2 no. 1 1980; (p. 45-64)
The Human-Hair Thread Les Murray , 1977 single work criticism autobiography
— Appears in: Meanjin , Aboriginal Issue [Summer] vol. 36 no. 4 1977; (p. 550-571) Persistence in Folly 1984; (p. 4-30) The Paperbark Tree : selected prose 1992; (p. 71-99)
This Country is My Mind Carmel Gaffney , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1994; (p. 67-79)
The Human-Hair Thread Les Murray , 1977 single work criticism autobiography
— Appears in: Meanjin , Aboriginal Issue [Summer] vol. 36 no. 4 1977; (p. 550-571) Persistence in Folly 1984; (p. 4-30) The Paperbark Tree : selected prose 1992; (p. 71-99)
The Boeotian Strain Les Murray , 1980 single work essay
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 2 no. 1 1980; (p. 45-64)
The Vernacular Republic : Les Murray's Poetic Transcription of Popular Culture Anurag Sharma , 1995-1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1995-1996; (p. 28-41)
The article analyses four poems by Murray, suggesting that 'for Murray the poet, the notion of convergence of three cultures - Aboriginal, rural and urban - is one of the basic planks of what he terms as Vernacular Republic' (40).
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