• Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1984 1984
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    y Persistence in Folly Les Murray , Sydney : Sirius Books , 1984 Z428053 1984 selected work review prose essay autobiography Collection of previously published articles and reviews written between 1977 and 1982 which Murray himself wishes to preserve. In his preface Murray states : "With very few exceptions, the articles are presented in the order in which I wrote them. Emendations have included the restoration of my original titles for some of the pieces, and also the restoration, sometimes from rough memory, of bits cut out by editors." Sydney : Sirius Books , 1984 pg. 109-129
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    y A Working Forest : Selected Prose Les Murray , Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1997 Z536744 1997 selected work prose autobiography review column criticism obituary This selection consists of essays and reviews from The Australian Year, Doubletake, three earlier prose selections - The Peasant Mandarin, Persistence in Folly and Blocks and Tackles - and some previously uncollected work. Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1997 pg. 130-147
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    y The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia Les Murray , Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1999 Z570816 1999 selected work prose autobiography criticism essay This selection consists of essays and reviews from A Working Forest, together with some previously uncollected work, providing an insight into Murray's thoughts about Australia's history and Australian attitudes to clothes, religion, the republican issue, Australian customs and the bush. Longer essays listed here are interspersed with short pieces which Murray wrote for his column 'Our Man in Bunyah' which ran in the Independent Monthly between 1993-1996, and which appear together in A Working Forest. Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1999 pg. 19-49
Alternative title: Un po' di roba religiosa che so sull'Australia
Language: Italian

Works about this Work

An Oddity from the Start : Convicts and National Character J. B. Hirst , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: The Monthly , July no. 36 2008; (p. 36-42)
Les Murray in the 1980s : A New Religious Equanimity Jim Tulip , 1984 single work
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 44 no. 3 1984; (p. 281-296)
An Oddity from the Start : Convicts and National Character J. B. Hirst , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: The Monthly , July no. 36 2008; (p. 36-42)
Les Murray in the 1980s : A New Religious Equanimity Jim Tulip , 1984 single work
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 44 no. 3 1984; (p. 281-296)
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