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Les Murray

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave in Manchester, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Murray, Les A., 1938- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Australia -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-179) and index.

      StatementSteven Matthews.
      SeriesContemporary world writers
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.M83 Z77 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3946573M
      ISBN 100719054478, 0719054486
      LC Control Number2001032601


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