Chapter 5: Presences

January 2001
Les Murray (Manchester University Press);2001, p121
Book Chapter
Chapter 5 of the book Les Murray" is presented. It explores the themes of "Translations From the Natural World," "Subhuman Redneck Poems," and "Fredy Neptune." In "Translations," the poet Les Murray was seen to dwell on the concepts of individuality and creatureliness, and examination of the mind. "Subhuman Redneck Poems" challenged focused on academics and the liberal intelligentsia. "Fredy Neptune" is his second verse novel, and tells the tale of the Australian working-class in the early 20th century.


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