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John Tranter’s 2012 Tapa Page —

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[ color photo centre right of Jack Ross labelled “jack-ross.jpg” ] [ black ink: ]
11:00 : 11:45 am. Session 7: Beating the / Erasure Machine: Chair: Selina / Tusitala Marsh — [ long horizontal black ink line ] / [ green ink: ] Jack Ross: Digitising Leicester Kyle — [ pale blue ink: ] Leicester Kyle / (1937-2006) spent the last seven / or so years of his life / living in the tiny hamlet / of Millerton, on the / West Coast of NZ’s / South Island, where he / wrote some of his most important / poetry… In association with my / co-literary executor, David Howard, I / have set up a website to publicise /

Commentary:
‘Leicester Kyle’ is pronounced ‘Lester Kile’ (rhymes with ‘file’). Jack Ross’s introduction to the Leicester Kyle website follows: This site is intended as a clearing-house for information about the life and works of the late Reverend Leicester Kyle: environmentalist, poet, scientist and priest. When Leicester died in 2006, he appointed David Howard and me as his literary executors. As a result, we inherited the two large fileboxes which contained (in approximate chronological order) all of the poems he wished to preserve. David was also able to make a copy of the latest state of his computer hard-drive at the time of his death, which has proved invaluable in compiling this index to his collected poems. What I’ve done here, in an attempt to fulfill the trust Leicester placed in us, is to set up two companion sites, this one — ‘Leicester Kyle’ at http://leicesterkyle.blogspot.com.au/ — devoted to bibliographies and indexes, and the other — ‘Leicester Kyle Texts’ at http://leicesterkyle1.blogspot.com.au/ — devoted to transcripts and facsimiles of his various books and poems. The first site aspires to provide complete listings of all primary and secondary material by and about Leicester; the second to be more selective: providing complete texts of each of the major books and a selection of the shorter poems. Dr Jack Ross’s own blog site is at https://www.blogger.com/profile/01805945600952222957.

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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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