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y separately published work icon On Bunyah single work   poetry   novel  
  • Author:agent Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 On Bunyah
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'Bunyah has been my refuge and home place all my life. This book concentrates on the smallest habitats of community, the scattered village and the lone house, where space makes the isolated dwelling into an illusory distant city ruled by its family and their laws.

'On Bunyah tells a story of rural Australia in verse and photographs. From blood and fenceposts to broad beans and milk lorries, Les Murray evokes the life and landscape of his part of the country.' (Publication summary)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2015 .
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      Extent: 160p.
      ISBN: 9781863957601
    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2017 .
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      Extent: 160p.
      Edition info: updated edition
      Note/s:
      • Published February 13, 2017
      ISBN: 9781863959032, 9781925203455

Works about this Work

On Les Murray Colin Burrow , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: London Review of Books , 27 July vol. 39 no. 15 2017; (p. 18)

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel

'Bunyah is a valley about 300 km north of Sydney in which the Australian poet Les Murray grew up, and to which he returned in 1985 as ‘my refuge and my homeplace’. Over-educated readers might imagine from its title that On Bunyah (Carcanet, £14.99) is a set of philosophical meditations which belongs on the shelves next to, say, John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty. But Murray’s preface explains that ‘natives and some incomers habitually say “on” Bunyah rather than “at” or “in”.’ (Introduction)

Phillip Hall Reviews On Bunyah by Les Murray Phillip Hall , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2016;

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel
Review Short : Les Murray’s On Bunyah Lucas Smith , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 October no. 52.0 2015;

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel
Evocative Tribute to Poet’s Rural Abode Anna Heyward , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 October 2015; (p. 20-21)

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel
Les Murray Jason Steger (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 October 2015; (p. 24-25) The Saturday Age , 10-11 October 2015; (p. 24)
Evocative Tribute to Poet’s Rural Abode Anna Heyward , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 October 2015; (p. 20-21)

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel
Review Short : Les Murray’s On Bunyah Lucas Smith , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 October no. 52.0 2015;

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel
Phillip Hall Reviews On Bunyah by Les Murray Phillip Hall , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2016;

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel
On Les Murray Colin Burrow , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: London Review of Books , 27 July vol. 39 no. 15 2017; (p. 18)

— Review of On Bunyah Les Murray , 2015 single work poetry novel

'Bunyah is a valley about 300 km north of Sydney in which the Australian poet Les Murray grew up, and to which he returned in 1985 as ‘my refuge and my homeplace’. Over-educated readers might imagine from its title that On Bunyah (Carcanet, £14.99) is a set of philosophical meditations which belongs on the shelves next to, say, John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty. But Murray’s preface explains that ‘natives and some incomers habitually say “on” Bunyah rather than “at” or “in”.’ (Introduction)

Les Murray Jason Steger (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 October 2015; (p. 24-25) The Saturday Age , 10-11 October 2015; (p. 24)
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