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  • Author: Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry Journal Australian Poetry Journal : Beginnings vol. 1 no. 1 2011 Z1823982 2011 periodical issue 2011 pg. 41
  • Appears in:
    y The Turnrow Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry John Kinsella (editor), Monroe : LA Desperation Press Turnrow Books , 2014 8049508 2014 anthology poetry

    'This anthology...is a negotiation of many spaces. That of poets and their work, the idea of "Australia", the idea of being "represented" in a different demographic (America), personal or textual issues with anthologiser, who else is being included (though none outside myself and the publishers have knowledge of this until publication). Vitally, whoat matters is the conversations that arise from the anthology going public, and how the poets and readers deal with this community that has been organically and artificially induced.' John Kinsella (Source: backcover)

    Monroe : LA Desperation Press Turnrow Books , 2014
    pg. 376
  • Appears in:
    y PN Review vol. 41 no. 4 September/October 2014 8259879 2014 periodical issue 2014 pg. 19
  • Appears in:
    y Waiting for the Past Les Murray , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2015 8192786 2015 selected work poetry

    'Les Murray's new volume of poems – his first in five years – continues his use of molten language. From 'The Black Beaches' to 'Radiant Pleats, Mulgoa', from 'High Speed Trap Space' to 'The Electric, 1960', this is verse that renews and transforms our sense of the world.

    ''No poet has ever travelled like this, whether in reality or simply in mind … Seeing the shape or hearing the sound of one thing in another, he finds forms'—Clive James, The Monthly'

    ' (Publication summary)

    Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2015
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