Toward the Imminent Days single work   poetry   "Midmorning, September, and red tractors climb"
Is part of Seven Points for an Imperilled Star Les Murray 1972 sequence poetry
  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1970 1970
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Notes

  • Dedication: for Geoff and Sally Lehmann.
  • In Twelve Poets the date 1969 is printed after the poem, suggesting that this is the date it was written.
  • A poem in seven numbered, untitled parts.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Grandfather Grandmother Sing Sweet Tune Peter Read , 2004 extract criticism (Voices in the River : The Poetry of Belonging)
— Appears in: Ngara : Living in This Place Now 2004; (p. 133-150)
'This Country is My Mind' : Les Murray's Poetics of Place Martin Leer , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 15-42) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 44)
Examines the "notion of place in Murray's work, the complex nature of Bunyah as a 'centre of the world', and how a poetics of place is established and develops from the earliest collections" (p.16).
Landscape as Revelation : The Case of Les Murray Kirpal Singh , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Subjects Worthy Fame : Essays on Commonwealth Literature in Honour of H. H. Anniah Gowda 1989; (p. 106-113) Span , April no. 28 1989; (p. 90-96)
Les Murray : Toward the Imminent Days Ken L. Goodwin , 1978 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Poems in Perspective : A Collection of Poems and Critical Commentaries 1978; (p. 185-202)
Afterword Les Murray , 1971 single work
— Appears in: Twelve Poets, 1950-1970 1971; (p. 218-220)
Afterword Les Murray , 1971 single work
— Appears in: Twelve Poets, 1950-1970 1971; (p. 218-220)
Grandfather Grandmother Sing Sweet Tune Peter Read , 2004 extract criticism (Voices in the River : The Poetry of Belonging)
— Appears in: Ngara : Living in This Place Now 2004; (p. 133-150)
Les Murray : Toward the Imminent Days Ken L. Goodwin , 1978 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Poems in Perspective : A Collection of Poems and Critical Commentaries 1978; (p. 185-202)
Landscape as Revelation : The Case of Les Murray Kirpal Singh , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Subjects Worthy Fame : Essays on Commonwealth Literature in Honour of H. H. Anniah Gowda 1989; (p. 106-113) Span , April no. 28 1989; (p. 90-96)
'This Country is My Mind' : Les Murray's Poetics of Place Martin Leer , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 15-42) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 44)
Examines the "notion of place in Murray's work, the complex nature of Bunyah as a 'centre of the world', and how a poetics of place is established and develops from the earliest collections" (p.16).
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