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Born in 1938 in rural New South Wales, Les Murray is the one poet by whom the English language lives. Very little poetry in English is rooted in its sacredness, so broad-leafed in its pleasures, and yet so intimate and conversational as his.
Paperback, 577 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Carcanet Press (first published January 2003)
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Leslie Allan Murray (born 1938) is the outstanding poet of his generation and one of his country's most influential literary critics. A nationalist and republican, he sees his writing as helping to define, in cultural and spiritual terms, what it means to be Australian.

Leslie Allan Murray was born in 1938 in Nabiac, a village on the north coast of New South Wales, Australia, and spent his childho
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