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Immigrant Voyage single work   poetry   "My wife came out on the Goya"
  • Author:agent Les Murray http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/murray-les
Issue Details: First known date: 1977... 1977 Immigrant Voyage
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    y separately published work icon Ethnic Radio : Poems Les Murray , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 Z302683 1977 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 pg. 56-59
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    y separately published work icon Nation Review 28 July-3 August 1977 Z612062 1977 newspaper issue 1977 pg. 15
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    y separately published work icon The Vernacular Republic : Poems 1961-1981 Les Murray , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 Z300706 1982 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 pg. 181-185
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    y separately published work icon The Younger Australian Poets Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : Hale and Iremonger , 1983 Z52999 1983 anthology poetry Sydney : Hale and Iremonger , 1983 pg. 33-37
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    y separately published work icon Aspects de la Poesie Australienne Christine Michel (editor), Christine Michel (translator), Marseilles : Sud , 1985 Z408033 1985 anthology poetry Selection of Australian poems translated into French. Introduction and biographical notes in French, texts of poems in English and French. Marseilles : Sud , 1985 pg. 84-91
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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. 65-69
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    y separately published work icon Australian Poetry in the Twentieth Century Robert Gray (editor), Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1991 Z27032 1991 anthology poetry Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1991 pg. 297-302
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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. 157-161
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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. 36-40
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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. 39-43
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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. 29-33
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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. 29-33
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    y separately published work icon A Country Too Far : Writings on Asylum Seekers Thomas Keneally (editor), Rosie Scott (editor), Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2013 6426357 2013 anthology autobiography biography poetry short story essay (taught in 1 units)

    'One of the central moral issues of our time is the question of asylum seekers, arguably the most controversial subject in Australia today.

    'In this landmark anthology, twenty-seven of Australia's finest writers have focused their intelligence and creativity on the theme of the dispossessed, bringing a whole new perspective of depth and truthfulness to what has become a fraught, distorted war of words. This anthology confirms that the experience of seeking asylum – the journeys of escape from death, starvation, poverty or terror to an imagined paradise – is part of the Australian mindset and deeply embedded in our culture and personal histories.

    'A Country Too Far is a tour de force of stunning fiction, memoir, poetry and essays. Edited by award-winning writers Rosie Scott and Tom Keneally, and featuring contributors including Anna Funder, Christos Tsiolkas, Elliot Perlman, Gail Jones, Raimond Gaita, Les Murray, Rodney Hall and Geraldine Brooks, this rich anthology is by turns thoughtful, fierce, evocative, lyrical and moving, and always extraordinarily powerful.

    'A Country Too Far' makes an indispensable contribution to the national debate.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2013
    pg. 110-115
Alternative title: Immigrantenreise
First line of verse: "Meine Frau kam auf der Goya her"
Language: German

Works about this Work

In the Mid-Year of the Century: A Reading of Les Murray's 'Immigrant Voyage' Anisur Rahman , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia and India : Interconnections : Identity, Representation, Belonging 2006; (p. 257-265)
Dis/placed Glenda Sluga , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 48 no. 1 1989; (p. 153-160)
In the Mid-Year of the Century: A Reading of Les Murray's 'Immigrant Voyage' Anisur Rahman , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia and India : Interconnections : Identity, Representation, Belonging 2006; (p. 257-265)
Dis/placed Glenda Sluga , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 48 no. 1 1989; (p. 153-160)
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