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  • Author: Les Murray
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 As Country was Slow
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  • Dedication: for Peter

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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    y separately published work icon Quadrant vol. 50 no. 11 November 2006 Z1327193 2006 periodical issue 2006 pg. 41
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    y separately published work icon PN Review vol. 33 no. 3 January-February 2007 Z1373620 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 14
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    y separately published work icon Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien ZFA no. 21-22 2007-2008 Z1523624 2007-2008 periodical issue 2007-2008 pg. 178-179
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    y separately published work icon Taller When Prone Les Murray , Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1679100 2010 selected work poetry 'Taller When Prone is Les Murray's first volume of new poems since 2006's The Biplane Houses. With characteristic grace and dexterity, these poems combine a mastery of form with a matchless ear for the Australian vernacular. Many evoke rural life here and abroad - its rhythms and rituals, the natural world, the landscape and the people who have shaped it. There are traveller's tales, elegies, meditative fragments and satirical sketches. Above all there is Murray's astonishing versatility, on display here at its exhilarating best.' (From the publisher's website.) Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010 pg. 10-11
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    y separately published work icon The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray Les Murray , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2012 Z1897512 2012 selected work poetry 'From his life’s work so far, spanning more than four decades, Les Murray has selected these 100 poems, his personal best. Including classics such as 'The Broad Bean Sermon', 'An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow' and 'The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever', this elegant hardback is guaranteed to delight Murray fans and introduce new readers to his work. This is a wonderful gift, and a treasure trove of the best poems ever written in Australia.' (From the publisher's website.) Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2012 pg. 99-100
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