Recommended Internet resources for Albert Murray


The Virginia Quarterly Review

Sanford Pinsker's 1996 scholarly review of Murray's The Blue Devils of Nada sets his cultural criticism and other strands of his work in context.

St John's University

From St John's University Humanities Review. Paul Devlin's 2003 interview with Murray, following the publication of his poetry collection Conjugations and Reiterations. Devlin frames Murray's discussion of particular poems with a brief summary and evaluation of his ideas and influences.

St John's University

From St John's University Humanities Review. Paul Devlin's 2003 review of Murray's 2001 non-fiction collection From the Briarpatch File, which includes extracts from two interviews which Murray gave in 1997. Defines meaning of briarpatch and applies Murray's ideas of heroic outlook to current political situation.

St John's University

From St John's University Humanities Review. Paul Devlin's introduces Murray's May 2003 address when he received the Distinguished Artist's Award. Murray discusses his fictional hero Scooter, an Alabama boy who is the personification of the definitive ideals of the nation as a whole.

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