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  • Author:agent Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 The People's Otherworld : Poems
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Notes

  • Dedication: To the glory of God and in memory of Anne, Steve, Rosalind and Chris

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Craze Field of Dried Mudi"These lagoons, these anabranches,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 2-3)
The Grassfire Stanzasi"August, and black centres expand on the afternoon paddock.", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Homage to the Launching-Placei"Pleasure-craft of the sprung rhythms, bed,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
First Essay on Interesti"Not usury, but interest. The cup slowed in mid-raise,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
The Fishermen at South Headi"They have walked out as far as they can go on the prow of the continent,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 10)
The Doormani"The man applying rules to keep me out", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 11)
Fuel Stoppage on Gladesville Road Bridge in the Year 1980i"So we're sitting over our sick beloved engine", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 12)
The Sydney Highrise Variations, Les Murray , sequence poetry (p. 12-16)
View of Sydney, Australia, from Gladesville Road Bridgei"There's that other great arch eastward, with its hanging highways;", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 13)
The Flight from Manhattani"It is possible the heights of this view are a museum:", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
The C19-20i"The Nineteenth Century. The Twentieth Century.", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 15)
The Recession of the Jonesesi"The worldwide breath of Catching Up", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 16)
Quintets for Robert Morleyi"Is it possible that hyper-", Les Murray , single work poetry humour (p. 17-18)
The New Moreton Bayi"A grog-primed overseer, who later died,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 19)
Anthropomorphicsi"Outside the serious media, the violence of animals", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 20)
The Romantic Theme of Ruinsi"The workmen clinked their steel, trudging; one murmured couplets", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 21-22)
Bent Water in the Tasmanian Highlandsi"Flashy wrists out of buttoned grass cuffs, feral whisky burning gravels,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 23)
Equanimityi"Nests of golden porridge shattered in the silky-oak trees,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Forest Hit by Modern Usei"The forest, hit by modern use,", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 26)
Showeri"From the metal poppy", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 27)

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Works about this Work

Contemporary Poetry and the Sacred Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 23 no. 2 2007; (p. 153-167)
The Containment of Violence : Aspects of the Roles of War in the Work of David Malouf and Les Murray Laurie Hergenhan , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 239-248)
What Will Suffice : Les A. Murray's `The People's Otherworld' Veronica Brady , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Caught in the Draught: On Contemporary Australian Culture and Society 1994; (p. 177-190)
With the Distinct Timbre of an Australian Voice : The Poetry of Les Murray Alan Gould , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 6 no. 2 1992; (p. 121-129) The Totem Ship 1996; (p. 162-184)
Creation from Our Side : Les Murray Paul Kavanagh , Peter Kuch , 1991 single work interview
— Appears in: Conversations : Interviews with Australian Writers 1991; (p. 197-214)
The Swirling Poetries : Recent Poetry in Australia Max Richards , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Autumn-Winter no. 18/19 1984; (p. 52-57)

— Review of Clairvoyant in Autumn Geoff Page , 1983 selected work poetry ; Light Pressure John Foulcher , 1983 selected work poetry ; The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry ; A Flag for the Wind Philip Martin , 1982 selected work poetry ; The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , 1983 selected work poetry
Les Murray: A Marvellous Poetic Plunge Geoffrey Dutton , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 6 December vol. 103 no. 5394 1983; (p. 99)

— Review of The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , 1983 selected work poetry
[Review] The People's Otherworld : Poems Martin Duwell , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 5-6 November 1983; (p. 19)

— Review of The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , 1983 selected work poetry
[Review] The People's Otherworld : Poems Alan Gould , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 December 1983; (p. 15)

— Review of The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , 1983 selected work poetry
[Review] The People's Otherworld : Poems Geoffrey Lehmann , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 November 1983; (p. 41)

— Review of The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , 1983 selected work poetry
Contemporary Poetry and the Sacred Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 23 no. 2 2007; (p. 153-167)
Les Murray's Vernacular Republic Bruce A. Clunies Ross , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Diversity Itself : Essays in Australian Arts and Culture 1986; (p. 21-37)
Les Murray : A Note on Editions Paul Kane , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 2 no. 1 1988; (p. 67)
Creation from Our Side : Les Murray Paul Kavanagh , Peter Kuch , 1991 single work interview
— Appears in: Conversations : Interviews with Australian Writers 1991; (p. 197-214)
With the Distinct Timbre of an Australian Voice : The Poetry of Les Murray Alan Gould , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 6 no. 2 1992; (p. 121-129) The Totem Ship 1996; (p. 162-184)
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