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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Les Murray and the Vernacular Republic
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Argues that ideology, particularly the concepts of the vernacular republic and the democratic tradition is central to the development of Murray's poetic style. The author sees in Murray's work "the inseparability ... of language and politics" and recurring "ideologically charged polarities: rural and urban, religious and secular, Catholic and Protestant, 'Boeotian' and 'Athenian'".

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