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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 The Idyll Wheel : Cycle of a Year at Bunyah, New South Wales, April 1986 - April 1987
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Feb February : Feb i "Seedy drytime Feb,", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , August no. 41 1987; (p. 15) Dog Fox Field : Poems 1990; (p. 3-4) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 301-302) New Selected Poems 1998; (p. 105-106) New Selected Poems 2000; (p. 111-112) Learning Human : New Selected Poems 2001; (p. 86-87)
March : Masculeene, Cried the Bulls Masculeene, Cried the Bulls i "Bang! it was autumn,", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , August no. 41 1987; (p. 15) Dog Fox Field : Poems 1990; (p. 5-6) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 303-304)
April : the Idyll Wheel The Idyll Wheel i "And so we've come right round the sun", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , August no. 41 1987; (p. 15) Dog Fox Field : Poems 1990; (p. 7-8) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 304-305)
Preface Preface to the Idyll Wheel i "An east-running valley where two hooded creeks make junction", Les Murray , 1989 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , no. 120 1989; (p. 4-5) Dog Fox Field : Poems 1990; (p. 14-15) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 285-286) Modern Australian Poetry : An Exhibition of Material from the Rare Book Collection, Monash University Library 1999; (p. 9)
September : Mercurial Mercurial September i "Preindustrial haze. The white sky rim", Les Murray , 1986 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Magazine , 20-21 December 1986; (p. 5) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 69) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 295-296) Selected Poems 2007; (p. 103)
June : The Kitchens i "This deep in the year, in the frosts of then", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 53-55) The Tin Wash Dish : Poems from Today's Australians 1989; (p. 89-92) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 289-292) New Selected Poems 1998; (p. 98-100) New Selected Poems 2000; (p. 101-104) Learning Human : New Selected Poems 2001; (p. 80-82)
May : When Bounty is Down to Persimmons and Lemons When Bounty is Down to Persimmons and Lemons i "In May, Mary's month,", Les Murray , 1986 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , June no. 27 1986; (p. 15) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 52) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 288-289) New Selected Poems 1998; (p. 96-97) New Selected Poems 2000; (p. 99-100) Learning Human : New Selected Poems 2001; (p. 79)
November : The Misery Cord The Misery Cord i "Misericord. The Misery Cord.", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , January no. 34 1987; (p. 14) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 78) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 297-298) New Selected Poems 1998; (p. 103) New Selected Poems 2000; (p. 107-108) Learning Human : New Selected Poems 2001; (p. 84-85)
December : Infant Among Cattle Infant Among Cattle i "Young parents, up at dawn, working. Their first child can't", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 79) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 298-299) New Selected Poems 1998; (p. 104) New Selected Poems 2000; (p. 109-110) Learning Human : New Selected Poems 2001; (p. 85-86) Learning Human : Selected Poems of Les Murray 2003; (p. 84-85)

— Appears in: Holy Cows 2006; (p. 32-35) 'To One Who Asked for Summer' : Les Murray 2009;
July : Midwinter Haircut Midwinter Haircut i "Now the world has stopped. Dead middle of the year.", Les Murray , 1986 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , September no. 30 1986; (p. 14) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 59-60) Writers in Action: The Writer's Choice Evenings 1990; (p. 101-102) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 292-293) New Selected Poems 1998; (p. 101-102) New Selected Poems 2000; (p. 105-106)
August : Forty Acre Ethno Forty Acre Ethno i "The Easter rains are late this year", Les Murray , 1986 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15 November 1986; (p. 49) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 61) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 294-295) Selected Poems 2007; (p. 101) The Adelaide Review , February no. 372 2011; (p. 11) The Adelaide Review , February no. 372 2011; (p. 11)
October : Freshwater and Salt Freshwater and Salt i "It's the opening of the surf season", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Quarterly , 3-4 October 1987; (p. 10) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 73) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 296-297)
January : Variations on a Measure of Burns Variations on a Measure of Burns i "When January is home to visit her folks", Les Murray , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Special Issue - Winter 1987; (p. 54-55) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 80-81) The Adelaide Review , March no. 36 1987; (p. 24) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 299-301)
April : Leaf Spring Leaf Spring i "The long-limbed hills recline high", Les Murray , 1986 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , May no. 26 1986; (p. 13) Antipodes , March vol. 1 no. 1 1987; (p. 12) The Daylight Moon : Poems 1987; (p. 48-49) Writers in Action: The Writer's Choice Evenings 1990; (p. 111-112) Collected Poems 1994; (p. 286-287)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Das Idyllenrad : Zyklus eines Jahres in Bunyah, New South Wales, April 1986-April 1987
Language: German

Works about this Work

'This Country is My Mind' : Les Murray's Poetics of Place Martin Leer , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 15-42) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 44)
Examines the "notion of place in Murray's work, the complex nature of Bunyah as a 'centre of the world', and how a poetics of place is established and develops from the earliest collections" (p.16).
This Country is My Mind Carmel Gaffney , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1994; (p. 67-79)
`Contour-Line by Contour': Landscape Change as an Index of History in the Poetry of Les Murray Martin Leer , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 16 no. 3 1994; (p. 249-261)
From Linear to Areal: Suggestions Towards a Comparative Literary Geography of Canada and Australia Martin Leer , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 12 no. 3 1990; (p. 75-85)
Shedding Light on Metaphor and Myth Martin Duwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 19-20 August 1989; (p. 9)

— Review of Small Arm Practice Vicki Raymond , 1989 selected work poetry ; The Idyll Wheel : Cycle of a Year at Bunyah, New South Wales, April 1986 - April 1987 Les Murray , 1989 sequence poetry
Rich Crop of Recent Poetry Geoff Page , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 October 1989; (p. 14)

— Review of The Epigrams of Martial Laurie Duggan , 1989 selected work poetry ; Years Found in Likeness Alan Gould , 1988 selected work poetry ; The Clean Dark Robert Adamson , 1989 selected work poetry ; Singles : Shorter Works 1981-1986 John Scott , 1989 selected work poetry ; The Idyll Wheel : Cycle of a Year at Bunyah, New South Wales, April 1986 - April 1987 Les Murray , 1989 sequence poetry ; The Asphalt and the Stars Frank McMahon , 1989 selected work poetry
From Psychiatric Ward to Boeotia Heather Cam , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 July 1989; (p. 78)

— Review of Charles Buckmaster Collected Poems Charles Buckmaster , 1989 collected work poetry ; The Idyll Wheel : Cycle of a Year at Bunyah, New South Wales, April 1986 - April 1987 Les Murray , 1989 sequence poetry
Shedding Light on Metaphor and Myth Martin Duwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 19-20 August 1989; (p. 9)

— Review of Small Arm Practice Vicki Raymond , 1989 selected work poetry ; The Idyll Wheel : Cycle of a Year at Bunyah, New South Wales, April 1986 - April 1987 Les Murray , 1989 sequence poetry
From Linear to Areal: Suggestions Towards a Comparative Literary Geography of Canada and Australia Martin Leer , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 12 no. 3 1990; (p. 75-85)
This Country is My Mind Carmel Gaffney , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1994; (p. 67-79)
`Contour-Line by Contour': Landscape Change as an Index of History in the Poetry of Les Murray Martin Leer , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 16 no. 3 1994; (p. 249-261)
'This Country is My Mind' : Les Murray's Poetics of Place Martin Leer , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 20 no. 2 2001; (p. 15-42) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 44)
Examines the "notion of place in Murray's work, the complex nature of Bunyah as a 'centre of the world', and how a poetics of place is established and develops from the earliest collections" (p.16).
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