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Les Murray

Australian poet, author, editor, and literary critic known for Subhuman Redneck Poems, The People’s Various other World, Pet Fox Field, and various other works. His many literary awards are the T.S. Eliot Award as well as the Queen’s Yellow metal Medal for Poetry. He researched at the College or university of Sydney before signing up for the Royal Australian Navy Reserve. He and fellow Australian activists and authors developed the Australian Commonwealth Party in 1972. His mom died after struggling a miscarriage. This distressing event happened when Murray was twelve years of age and greatly inspired his development being a poet. He was a literary modern of fellow Australian poet Dorothy Coade Hewett.

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