Correspondence : Judith Wright and Les Murray selected work   correspondence  
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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This correspondence takes the form of ten letters dated May 1980 to May 1983. Judith Wright questions the legitimacy of certain Aboriginal tribal customs which took place in Les Murray's The Boy Who Stole the Funeral. Les Murray replies to this letter and over the next three years the dialogue between the two writers expands into issues of Aboriginal land rights, Native Title, reconciliation, and the different state legislations covering the rights of Aboriginal people.

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    y Southerly vol. 63 no. 1 Vivian Smith (editor), 2003 Z1092001 2003 periodical issue Translations 2003 pg. 162-180
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