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Subhuman redneck poems

Author: Les A Murray
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Satirical poetry by an Australian writer. On the subject of schools and teachers, he writes: "Where humans can't leave and mustn't complain / there some will emerge who enjoy giving pain."
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Les A Murray
ISBN: 0374271550 9780374271558
OCLC Number: 35961444
Description: 103 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Family Farmers' Victory --
A Brief History --
Where Humans Can't Leave and Mustn't Complain --
Green Rose Tan --
The Say-but-the-Word Centurion Attempts a Summary --
Dead Trees in the Dam --
Rock Music --
The Rollover --
Late Summer Fires --
Corniche --
Suspended Vessels --
The Water Column --
The Beneficiaries --
The Maenads --
The Portrait Head --
In Phrygia, Birthplace of Embroidery --
Like Wheeling Stacked Water --
Wallis Lake Estuary --
Twin Towns History --
The Sand Dingoes --
On Home Beaches --
Leash Chain --
From Bennett's Head --
The Bohemian Occupation --
The Fossil Imprint --
On the Present Slaughter of Feral Animals --
Memories of the Height-to-Weight Ratio --
Water-Gardening in an Old Farm Dam --
The Suspension of Knock --
It Allows a Portrait in Line-Scan at Fifteen --
Performance --
War Song --
Australian Love Poem --
Inside Ayers Rock --
Each Morning Once More Seamless --
Contested Landscape of Forsayth --
The Shield-Scales of Heraldry --
The Year of the Kiln Portraits --
Under the Banana Mountains --
A Stage in Gentrification --
Earth Tremor at Night --
Waking Up on Tour --
Tympan Alley --
A Lego of Driving to Sydney --
Burning Want --
For the Sydney Jewish Museum --
The Last Hellos --
Opening in England --
My Ancestress and the Secret Ballot --
Comete --
Dry Water --
Life Cycle of Ideas --
Cotton Flannelette --
The Trances --
The Devil --
The Nearly Departed --
The Warm Rain --
For Helen Darville --
Demo --
Deaf Language --
Reverse Light --
The Genetic Galaxy --
Blowfly Grass --
Below Bronte House --
The Head-Spider --
Dreambabwe.
Responsibility: Les Murray.
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Satirical poetry by an Australian writer. On the subject of schools and teachers, he writes: "Where humans can't leave and mustn't complain / there some will emerge who enjoy giving pain."

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