y Les Murray : A Life in Progress single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2000 2000
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  • Includes a substantial bibliography, pp.346-379 with useful details of early publication of individual poetry and prose. Critical material covers the period up to 1997.

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Works about this Work

The Paladin of Grief Peter Steele , single work review
— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
A Desire for Decency Joan H. Macdonald , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 23 2008; (p. 84-93)
Pulped Fiction, It's a Fact Simon Caterson , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 April 2005; (p. 32)
"One of Them Kinds of Kids" : The Lives of Les Murray Martin Duwell , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 20 no. 3 2002; (p. 192-200)
Untitled David Coad , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , Winter vol. 76 no. 1 2002; (p. 129)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Killed According to the Law Christopher Lee , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 167 2002; (p. 111-112)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Publish and Be Damned Nikki Barrowclough , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 31 March 2001; (p. 24-29)
How the Poet Got His Wounds Neil James , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 5 January no. 5101 2001; (p. 6-7)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Portrait of a Poet Tony Baker , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 January 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Australian Sprawl Peter Coleman , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , January no. 208 2001; (p. 12)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Criticism, Biography and Les Murray Christopher Pollnitz , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Heat , no. 1 (New Series) 2001; (p. 229-242)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
As well as reviewing Les Murray : A Life in Progress Pollnitz also discusses his own 1989 literary criticism of Les Murray's poetry. Les Murray objected to the work and Oxford University Press did not proceed with the publication.
Les Murray a Life in Progress John Jenkins , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Artstreams , July/August vol. 6 no. 3 2001; (p. 14-17, 28)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Rolling Column : The Doctor Didn't Do It Ivor Indyk , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (2000-2001) no. 227 2000; (p. 55-56)
Murray Book's Fresh Furore Jason Steger , 2000 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 18 November 2000; (p. 5)
War on Words Leaves Poets in Commotion Tom Thompson , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 December 2000; (p. 6-7)
Les Becomes More Don Anderson , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 December 2000; (p. 3)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
The Poet's Otherworld Ivor Indyk , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 December 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Overwhelmed by the Flame Luke Slattery , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30-31 December 2000; (p. 11)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
From Dogpatch to the Palace Susan Wyndham , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 December 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
At Last it Can Be Reviewed Peter Goldsworthy , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , December no. 207 2000; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Redneck Bites Black Dog David McCooey , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , November vol. 4 no. 10 1999; (p. 7-9,26)

— Review of Conscious and Verbal Les Murray 1999 selected work poetry ; The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia Les Murray 1999 selected work prose autobiography criticism essay ; Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Larger Than Life Gideon Haigh , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 October vol. 117 no. 6197 1999; (p. 112)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography ; The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia Les Murray 1999 selected work prose autobiography criticism essay
Eloquent Account of Poet's Life Peter Pierce , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 November 1999; (p. 23)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
The Paladin of Grief Peter Steele , single work review
— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
How the Poet Got His Wounds Neil James , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 5 January no. 5101 2001; (p. 6-7)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Les Becomes More Don Anderson , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 December 2000; (p. 3)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
The Poet's Otherworld Ivor Indyk , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 December 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Overwhelmed by the Flame Luke Slattery , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30-31 December 2000; (p. 11)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
From Dogpatch to the Palace Susan Wyndham , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 December 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Portrait of a Poet Tony Baker , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 January 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
At Last it Can Be Reviewed Peter Goldsworthy , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , December no. 207 2000; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Australian Sprawl Peter Coleman , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , January no. 208 2001; (p. 12)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Untitled David Coad , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , Winter vol. 76 no. 1 2002; (p. 129)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Killed According to the Law Christopher Lee , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 167 2002; (p. 111-112)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Criticism, Biography and Les Murray Christopher Pollnitz , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Heat , no. 1 (New Series) 2001; (p. 229-242)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
As well as reviewing Les Murray : A Life in Progress Pollnitz also discusses his own 1989 literary criticism of Les Murray's poetry. Les Murray objected to the work and Oxford University Press did not proceed with the publication.
Les Murray a Life in Progress John Jenkins , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Artstreams , July/August vol. 6 no. 3 2001; (p. 14-17, 28)

— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander 2000 single work biography
Pulped Fiction, It's a Fact Simon Caterson , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 April 2005; (p. 32)
A Desire for Decency Joan H. Macdonald , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 23 2008; (p. 84-93)
Les Murray Biography Under a Legal Cloud Jason Steger , 1999 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 November 1999; (p. 5) The Age , 13 November 1999; (p. 5)
Poetic Licence Richard Nile , 1999 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 November 1999; (p. 7)
Les Murray Protests at Biography Withdrawal Jennifer Moran , 1999 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 November 1999; (p. 7)
Pulp Friction David Marr , 1999 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 November 1999; (p. 37,46) The Age , 27 November 1999; (p. 7)
Les Murray's Life in Progress Peter Coleman , 1999 single work column
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , December no. 195 1999; (p. 15)
Poet Mourns 'Death' of Biography Susan Wyndham , 1999 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 November 1999; (p. 9)
Outsider Looking In Luke Slattery , 1999 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30-31 October 1999; (p. 10)
Rolling Column : The Doctor Didn't Do It Ivor Indyk , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (2000-2001) no. 227 2000; (p. 55-56)
Publish and Be Damned Nikki Barrowclough , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 31 March 2001; (p. 24-29)
Murray Book's Fresh Furore Jason Steger , 2000 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 18 November 2000; (p. 5)
War on Words Leaves Poets in Commotion Tom Thompson , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 December 2000; (p. 6-7)
"One of Them Kinds of Kids" : The Lives of Les Murray Martin Duwell , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 20 no. 3 2002; (p. 192-200)
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