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The Sleepout single work   poetry   "Childhood sleeps in a veranda room"
  • Author:agent Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 The Sleepout
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    y separately published work icon The Sydney Morning Herald 29 September 1984 Z608629 1984 newspaper issue 1984
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    y separately published work icon The Australian Year : The Chronicle of Our Seasons and Celebrations Les Murray , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 Z113741 1985 selected work prose poetry The work consists of four prose pieces, one for each season, interspersed with poems by Murray and illustrated with lavish colour photographs of Australian life and landscape. North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 pg. 227
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    y separately published work icon Selected Poems Les Murray , Manchester : Carcanet , 1986 Z796575 1986 selected work poetry Manchester : Carcanet , 1986 pg. 132-133
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    y separately published work icon The Daylight Moon : Poems Les Murray , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1987 Z384668 1987 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1987 pg. 18
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    y separately published work icon Writers in Action: The Writer's Choice Evenings Gerry Turcotte (editor), Sydney : Currency Press , 1990 Z466125 1990 anthology interview poetry Sydney : Currency Press , 1990 pg. 94-95
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    y separately published work icon Collected Poems Les Murray , Port Melbourne : Heinemann Australia , 1994 Z422024 1994 selected work poetry Port Melbourne : Heinemann Australia , 1994 pg. 238
    • Deakin, South Canberra area, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Brindabella Press , 1994 .
      Extent: 1 broadsheetp.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Wood engraving by Rosalind Atkins.
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    y separately published work icon Verse [UK] vol12 no.2 1995 Z608631 1995 periodical issue 1995 pg. 103
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    y separately published work icon New Selected Poems Les Murray , Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1998 Z918005 1998 selected work poetry Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1998 pg. 81
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    y separately published work icon New Selected Poems Les Murray , Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 1998 Z918005 1998 selected work poetry New York (City) : Farrar Straus and Giroux , 2000 pg. 83
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    y separately published work icon Les Murray Jason Clapham , 2001- Z910272 2001- website Les Murray's official website. Contains biographical and bibliographical information, extracts from critical studies new poetry and links to other online resouces with reviews and interviews. 2001-
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    y separately published work icon Learning Human : New Selected Poems Les Murray , Manchester : Carcanet , 2001 Z1153302 2001 selected work poetry Manchester : Carcanet , 2001 pg. 66-67
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    y separately published work icon Learning Human : Selected Poems of Les Murray Les Murray , Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 2003 Z1147830 2003 selected work poetry Potts Point : Duffy and Snellgrove , 2003 pg. 66
Alternative title: Die Schlafveranda
First line of verse: "Die Kindheit schläft in einem Verandazimmer"
Language: German
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    y separately published work icon Ein ganz gewohnlicher Regenbogen : Gedichte Les Murray , Munich Vienna : Carl Hanser , 1996 Z912080 1996 selected work poetry Munich Vienna : Carl Hanser , 1996 pg. 72
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    y separately published work icon Holy Cows Heilige Kuhe Les Murray , Neumarkt : Thomas Reche Edition Rugerup , 2006 Z1384002 2006 selected work poetry Holy Cows / Heilige Kühe contains 15 poems by Murray about cows and rural environments. Neumarkt : Thomas Reche Edition Rugerup , 2006 pg. 30-31
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    y separately published work icon 'To One Who Asked for Summer' : Les Murray Les Murray , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2009 Z1567069 2009 selected work poetry

    'In this feature, producers Jane and Phillip Ulman visit the Bunyah home of Les Murray, his wife Valerie and son Alexander. Surrounded by winged musicians, frogs, insects and domestic animals, the participants walk and talk and share a meal.

    'During the visit Les Murray reads his poems and reflects on poetry and place, knowledge, discovery, family and God.'

    Source: A Pod of Poets website, http://www.abc.net.au/rn/poetica/features/pod/poets/murray.htm
    Sighted: 11/03/2009

    Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2009

Works about this Work

Books in the Canberra Region : The Golden Years Sasha Grishin , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: La Trobe Journal , March no. 95 2015; (p. 32-41)
This Country is My Mind Carmel Gaffney , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1994; (p. 67-79)
Living Spaces : Some Australian Houses of Childhood Bruce Bennett , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 16 no. 2 1994; (p. 35-42) Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 5-13)
Les A. Murray's `Haughty Pastoral' Jim Tulip , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , no. 120 1989; (p. 12-25)
This Country is My Mind Carmel Gaffney , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Autumn vol. 39 no. 1 1994; (p. 67-79)
Les A. Murray's `Haughty Pastoral' Jim Tulip , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , no. 120 1989; (p. 12-25)
Living Spaces : Some Australian Houses of Childhood Bruce Bennett , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 16 no. 2 1994; (p. 35-42) Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 5-13)
Books in the Canberra Region : The Golden Years Sasha Grishin , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: La Trobe Journal , March no. 95 2015; (p. 32-41)
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