y The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia selected work   prose   autobiography   criticism   essay  
  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

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.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Potts Point, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Duffy and Snellgrove , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Quality of Sprawli"Sprawl is the quality", Les Murray , 1983 single work poetry (p. 1-2)
A Generation of Changes, Les Murray , 1990 single work prose autobiography (p. 3-14)
Some Religious Stuff I Know About Australia, Les Murray , 1984 single work prose (p. 19-49)
Flaunt, Scunge and Death-Freckles, Les Murray , 1992 single work prose (p. 53-68)
The Australian Republic, Les Murray , 1978 single work prose (p. 69-87)
In a Working Forest, Les Murray , 1990 single work prose autobiography (p. 91-120)
Preface, Les Murray , 1985 single work prose The Import of Seasons (p. 123-130)
Filming a Poem, Les Murray , 1990 single work criticism (p. 135-158)
The Trade in Images, Les Murray , 1990 single work prose (p. 163-173)
Eric Rolls and the Golden Disobedience, Les Murray , 1982 single work criticism (p. 177-208)
The Preamble's Bottom Line, Les Murray , 1999 single work essay (p. 213-235)
The Dream of Wearing Shorts Foreveri"To go home and wear shorts forever", Les Murray , 1984 single work poetry (p. 237-239)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

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
In Singing Hands Barry Hill , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 December 1999; (p. 14)

— 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
Essaying Some Home Truths Helen Daniel , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 December 1999; (p. 8)

— Review of Looking for Estrellita Brian Castro 1999 selected work prose criticism biography ; The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia Les Murray 1999 selected work prose autobiography criticism essay
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
Paperbacks Tony Baker , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 20 November 1999; (p. 21)

— Review of The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia Les Murray 1999 selected work prose autobiography criticism essay
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
In Singing Hands Barry Hill , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 December 1999; (p. 14)

— 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
Essaying Some Home Truths Helen Daniel , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 December 1999; (p. 8)

— Review of Looking for Estrellita Brian Castro 1999 selected work prose criticism biography ; The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia Les Murray 1999 selected work prose autobiography criticism essay
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
Paperbacks Tony Baker , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 20 November 1999; (p. 21)

— Review of The Quality of Sprawl : thoughts about Australia Les Murray 1999 selected work prose autobiography criticism essay
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