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The Commonwealth of Manu (after a Discussion with Walter Davis) single work   poetry   "Just for a moment"
Is part of Walking to the Cattle Place : A Meditation Les Murray , 1972 sequence poetry
  • Author:agent Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1972... 1972 The Commonwealth of Manu (after a Discussion with Walter Davis)
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Beyond Beaches, Bushes and Backwoods : Issues of National Identity and Representation in Modern Australian Poetry Kanwar Dinesh Singh , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Explorations In Australian Poetry 2010; (p. 41-57)
In this essay, Singh discusses 'how Australian poets show a detour from the elaborate descriptions of the Australian landscape to its representation as a new nation with plurality of peoples and cultures - a multicultural nation..' (vi.)
The Vernacular Republic : Les Murray's Poetic Transcription of Popular Culture Anurag Sharma , 1995-1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1995-1996; (p. 28-41)
The article analyses four poems by Murray, suggesting that 'for Murray the poet, the notion of convergence of three cultures - Aboriginal, rural and urban - is one of the basic planks of what he terms as Vernacular Republic' (40).
Beyond Beaches, Bushes and Backwoods : Issues of National Identity and Representation in Modern Australian Poetry Kanwar Dinesh Singh , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Explorations In Australian Poetry 2010; (p. 41-57)
In this essay, Singh discusses 'how Australian poets show a detour from the elaborate descriptions of the Australian landscape to its representation as a new nation with plurality of peoples and cultures - a multicultural nation..' (vi.)
The Vernacular Republic : Les Murray's Poetic Transcription of Popular Culture Anurag Sharma , 1995-1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1995-1996; (p. 28-41)
The article analyses four poems by Murray, suggesting that 'for Murray the poet, the notion of convergence of three cultures - Aboriginal, rural and urban - is one of the basic planks of what he terms as Vernacular Republic' (40).
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