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John Tranter’s 2012 Tapa Page —

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[ colour photo top left, Hilary Chung reading from a paper, titled “hilary-chung.jpg”. Color photo bottom right, Ella O’Keefe at her laptop computer, Hilary Chung in the background, titled ‘ella-okeefe-hilary-chung.jpg’. ] [ purple ink: ]
Friday 30 March 2012 / 9 am coffee. / [ horizontal purple ink line ] 9:30–10:30 am Session 6 / Worlds Apart / Chair: Hilary Chung / [ wide horizontal purple ink line, interrupted by the descender or the ‘y’ in ‘Hilary’ ] [ black ink: ]
Ella O’Keefe. Bush Cosmology: / John Anderson’s non-Euclydian [sic] Eucalypt in [ his poem ] [ ‘ ] the forest set out like / the Night. [ ’ ] / [ wide horizontal yellow ink line ] [ pale blue ink: ]
Australian poet John Anderson’s book- / length poem [ ‘ ] the forest set out / like the night [ ’ ] explores the land / scape of Melbourne [ a city in Victoria, Australia ] and / surrounding areas in / Victoria. Anderson /
works to suggest there / are multiple ways to /

Commentary:
The poem discussed has a title set out in all lower case. It has been recommended by many other writers. Cover painting by John Anderson. ISBN 9781876044053. Published 1995, reprinted 2013. 116 pages. $24.95 See http://blackpepperpublishing.com/andersontfsoltn.html

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p.001, p.002, p.003, p.004, p.005, p.006, p.007, p.008, p.009, p.010, p.011, p.012, p.013, p.014, p.015, p.016, p.017, p.018, p.019, p.020, p.021, p.022, p.023, p.024, p.025, p.026, p.027, p.028, p.029, p.030, p.031, p.032, p.033, p.034, p.035, p.036, p.037, p.038, p.039, p.040, p.041, p.042, p.043, p.044, p.045, p.046, p.047, p.048, p.049, p.050, p.051, p.052, p.053, p.054, p.055, p.056, p.057, p.058, p.059, p.060, p.061, p.062, p.063, p.064, p.065, p.066, p.067, p.068, p.069, p.070, p.071, p.072, p.073, p.074, p.075, p.076, p.077, p.078, p.079, p.080, p.081, p.082, p.083, p.084, p.085, p.086, p.087, p.088, p.089, p.090, p.091, p.092, p.093, p.094, p.095, p.096, p.097, p.098, p.099, p.100, p.101, p.102, p.103, p.104, p.105, p.106, p.107, p.108, p.109, p.110,
 Cover: Cover Rear Inner, Cover: Cover Rear.

These are scans of pages of a Tapa Notebook, filled out by Australian poet John Tranter for the University of Auckland Library. It recounts his experiences in Auckland in March 2012 at the University’s symposium ‘Short Takes on Long Poems’. John has published an internet journal with similar material. This Notebook has the advantage of handwriting, doodles, decoupage and lots of colourful New Zealand stamps. Copyright Notice: Please respect the fact that all the material on this site is copyright © and the individual authors 2012 to 2016 et seq. It is made available here without charge for personal study and enjoyment by individuals only. It may not be stored, displayed, published, reproduced, or used for any other purpose.

 

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