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Clive James on Les Murray’s retirement

For health reasons, Les Murray has decided to retire as Quadrant’s Literary Editor, a position he has held since March 1990. A series of tributes to Les, focusing on his work as our Literary Editor, will appear in our January-February issue. Clive James has written the following: One of the several reasons for admiring Les Murray so greatly was his range of tolerance for other poets who were not like him. If only Yeats, for example, had had the same virtue, Wilfred Owen and all the other First World War poets would not have been left out of the Oxford…

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