Annal: 1996 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

Results of the T.S. Eliot Prize in the year 1996.

Book:Subhuman Redneck Poems

Subhuman Redneck Poems

Les Murray

In this collection of poems, farmers, fathers, poverty-stricken pioneers, and people blackened by the grist of the sugar mills are exposed to the blazing midday sun of Murray’s linguistic powers. Richly inventive, tenderly perceptive, and fiercely honest, these poems surprise and bare the human in all of us.

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