The Gum Forest single work   poetry   "After the last gapped wire on a post,"
Is part of Five Gaelic Poems Les Murray 1977 sequence poetry Four Gaelic Poems Les Murray 1982 sequence poetry
  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1977 1977
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  • Appears in:
    y Ethnic Radio : Poems Les Murray , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 Z302683 1977 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 pg. 43-44
  • Appears in:
    y Meanjin vol. 36 no. 1 Autumn 1977 Z597761 1977 periodical issue 1977 pg. 76-77
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    y Poet's Choice 1977 Philip Roberts (editor), Sydney : Island Press , 1977 Z822289 1977 anthology periodical issue Sydney : Island Press , 1977 pg. 66-67
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    y The Vernacular Republic : Poems 1961-1981 Les Murray , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 Z300706 1982 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 pg. 173-174
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    y The Australian Year : The Chronicle of Our Seasons and Celebrations Les Murray , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 Z113741 1985 selected work prose poetry The work consists of four prose pieces, one for each season, interspersed with poems by Murray and illustrated with lavish colour photographs of Australian life and landscape. North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 pg. 17
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    y Aspects de la Poesie Australienne Christine Michel (editor), Christine Michel (translator), Marseilles : Sud , 1985 Z408033 1985 anthology poetry Selection of Australian poems translated into French. Introduction and biographical notes in French, texts of poems in English and French. Marseilles : Sud , 1985 pg. 81-83
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    y Selected Poems Les Murray , Manchester : Carcanet , 1986 Z796575 1986 selected work poetry Manchester : Carcanet , 1986 pg. 63-64
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    y Collected Poems Les Murray , Port Melbourne : Heinemann Australia , 1994 Z422024 1994 selected work poetry Port Melbourne : Heinemann Australia , 1994 pg. 150-151
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    y New Selected Poems Les Murray , Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1998 Z918005 1998 selected work poetry Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1998 pg. 33
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    y A Return to Poetry 2000 Michael Duffy (editor), Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 2000 Z668260 2000 anthology poetry Ten Australian poetry-lovers, Peter Coleman, Rosemary Dobson, Peter Goldsworthy, Jamie Grant, Marion Halligan, Ashely Hay, David Malouf, Richard Tognetti, Robyn Williams and Salvatore Zofrea, present their favourite poems. Each selector was asked to choose ten of their favourite poems, with the condition that half the poems be written by Australians. Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 2000 pg. 167-168
  • Appears in:
    y New Selected Poems Les Murray , Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1998 Z918005 1998 selected work poetry New York (City) : Farrar Straus and Giroux , 2000 pg. 35-36
Alternative title: Der Eukalyptuswald
First line of verse: "Nach dem letzten lückenhaften Draht an einem Pfosten,"
Language: German

Works about this Work

Language Dreaming : On Translating Les Murray into Danish Martin Leer , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 63 no. 1 2003; (p. 181-194)
Language Dreaming : On Translating Les Murray into Danish Martin Leer , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 63 no. 1 2003; (p. 181-194)
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