The Fishermen at South Head single work   poetry   "They have walked out as far as they can go on the prow of the continent,"
  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1979-1980 1979-1980
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    y Commonwealth Commonwealth : Essays and Studies vol. 4 1979-1980 Z589069 1979-1980 periodical issue 1979-1980 pg. 117-118
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    y Australian Literature Today Litterature Australienne D'aujourd'hui Michel Fabre (editor), Paris : V.E.R. des Pays Anglophones de l'Universite de Paris , 1980 Z819800 1980 anthology autobiography criticism interview poetry biography extract Paris : V.E.R. des Pays Anglophones de l'Universite de Paris , 1980 pg. 117-118
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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. 193-195
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    y Equanimities Les Murray , Copenhagen : Razorback Press , 1982 Z398519 1982 selected work poetry Copenhagen : Razorback Press , 1982 pg. 16-17
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    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. 10
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    y Selected Poems Les Murray , Manchester : Carcanet , 1986 Z796575 1986 selected work poetry Manchester : Carcanet , 1986 pg. 74-75
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    y Two Centuries of Australian Poetry Mark O'Connor (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1988 Z322247 1988 anthology poetry criticism Contains poems grouped into 18 thematic sections (19 in 2nd. ed.) ; each section has an introduction, notes and suggestions for study activities and further study. Biographical notes on authors and indexes also included. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1988 pg. 167-168
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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. 168-169
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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. 45-46
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    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. 48
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    y The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray Les Murray , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2012 Z1897512 2012 selected work poetry 'From his life’s work so far, spanning more than four decades, Les Murray has selected these 100 poems, his personal best. Including classics such as 'The Broad Bean Sermon', 'An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow' and 'The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever', this elegant hardback is guaranteed to delight Murray fans and introduce new readers to his work. This is a wonderful gift, and a treasure trove of the best poems ever written in Australia.' (From the publisher's website.) Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2012 pg. 20-21
Alternative title: Die Fischer am South Head
First line of verse: "Sie sind so weit es geht auf dem Bug des Kontinents hinausgegangen,"
Language: German
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