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  • Authors:agent Geoffrey Lehmann , http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lehmann-geoffrey Les Murray . http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1965... 1965 The Ilex Tree
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Notes

  • Contents partially indexed; to be completed.
  • Epigraph: By chance, just as Daphnis had settled down in the shade / Of a whispering ilex tree, Thyrsis and Corydon came there, / Thyrsis with sheep, Corydon with milk-heavy she-goats, / Two youths in their prime, Arcadian singers both of them, And equally keen to make up a verse, or match one (Virgil, Eclogues VII).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,:Australian National University Press , 1965 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Japanese Bargei"A strange thing happened here", Les Murray , 1961 single work poetry (p. 11)
Propertyi"In my secret garden", Les Murray , 1959 single work poetry (p. 12)
The Singer's Nagi"My old mount picks her way along", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 13)
Privacyi"The rain is easing, one and a million dark", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 14)
Love after Lonelinessi"Plucking the petals of a song", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 15)
Poem for Poor Doloresi"No, he doesn't sleep alone", Les Murray , 1960 single work poetry Dolores (p. 16)
Note: With title: Dolores
Personalityi"Only yesterdat some Selves", Les Murray , 1961 single work poetry (p. 17)
Artificial Harbouri"I would tell with absolute", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 18)
Agitationi"The curtains move, the picture comes and goes", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 19)
Tableau in Januaryi"January, noon. The idle length of a street...", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 20)
The Trainee, 1914i"Ah, I was as soiled as money, old as rag,", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 21)
A New England Farm, August 1914i"August is the windy month,", Les Murray , 1964 single work poetry war literature (p. 22)
The Burning Trucki"It began at dawn with fighter planes:", Les Murray , 1962 single work poetry (p. 23)
Les Parasi"I will remember these faces", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 24)
Deck-Chair Storyi"I see the horses running on the plain", Les Murray , 1962 single work poetry (p. 25)
The Winter Risingi"We lived below the houses of the hill", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 26)
Manoeuvresi"At piccaninny dawn, a silver silence", Les Murray , 1964 single work poetry (p. 27)
Minueti"Dancing. They were dancing in my dream", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 28)
A Poem for Valeriei"Descending into the level country", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 29)
The Widower in the Countryi"I'll get up soon, and leave my bed unmade.", Les Murray , 1965 single work poetry (p. 30)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

“Creation’s Holiday” : On Silence and Monsters in Australian Poetry Jaya Savige , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Poetry , May 2016; (p. 169-184)
The Country Calling Nicholas Wroe , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Illawarra Mercury Weekender , 5-6 March 2011; (p. 21)
Poet Les Murray spends as much time in cities as he does in the country.
The Form of Love: Les Murray, Selfhood and the Romantic Impulse Ronnith Morris , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Fantastic Self : Essays on the Subject of the Self 1999; (p. 197-205)
Family and the Father in the Poetry of Les A. Murray Lawrence Bourke , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 3 1988; (p. 282-295)
The Bardic Pose: A Survey of Les A. Murray's Poetry : [Part] 1 Christopher Pollnitz , 1980 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 40 no. 4 1980; (p. 367-387)
The Empty Room Vivian Smith , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 February vol. 88 no. 4484 1966; (p. 48)

— Review of The Ilex Tree Geoffrey Lehmann , Les Murray , 1965 selected work poetry ; The Cantbeworried Tales : some modern types Chaucerwise David Swain , 1965 selected work poetry
[Review] The Feast of Ancestors : Poems Felicity Haynes , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December no. 3 1966; (p. 90-94)

— Review of Forty Years' Poems Robert D. FitzGerald , 1965 selected work poetry ; A Need of Similar Name Bruce Dawe , 1965 selected work poetry ; Cock Crow : Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1965 selected work poetry ; Young Commonwealth Poets '65 1965 anthology poetry ; The Ilex Tree Geoffrey Lehmann , Les Murray , 1965 selected work poetry ; The Feast of Ancestors : Poems J. R. Rowland , 1965 selected work poetry
Sophisticates and Primitives S. E. Lee , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 26 no. 2 1966; (p. 126-132)

— Review of Elsie Carew : Australian Primitive Poet : A Selection from Her Verse and Prose Nancy Keesing , 1965 single work criticism ; A Need of Similar Name Bruce Dawe , 1965 selected work poetry ; Briseis : A Poem Ernest G. Moll , 1965 sequence poetry ; The Feast of Ancestors : Poems J. R. Rowland , 1965 selected work poetry ; The Ilex Tree Geoffrey Lehmann , Les Murray , 1965 selected work poetry
Untitled Dennis Douglas , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 September 1966; (p. 23)

— Review of The Ilex Tree Geoffrey Lehmann , Les Murray , 1965 selected work poetry ; The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , 1966 selected work poetry
Untitled William Hart-Smith , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Magazine , no. 1 1966; (p. 28-30)

— Review of The Ilex Tree Geoffrey Lehmann , Les Murray , 1965 selected work poetry
The Country Calling Nicholas Wroe , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Illawarra Mercury Weekender , 5-6 March 2011; (p. 21)
Poet Les Murray spends as much time in cities as he does in the country.
Family and the Father in the Poetry of Les A. Murray Lawrence Bourke , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 3 1988; (p. 282-295)
The Bardic Pose: A Survey of Les A. Murray's Poetry : [Part] 1 Christopher Pollnitz , 1980 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 40 no. 4 1980; (p. 367-387)
The Poetry of Les Murray Dianne Ailwood , 1971 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 31 no. 3 1971; (p. 188-198)
The Form of Love: Les Murray, Selfhood and the Romantic Impulse Ronnith Morris , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Fantastic Self : Essays on the Subject of the Self 1999; (p. 197-205)
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