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John Tranter’s 2012 Tapa Notebook Page

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[ Right: NZ 24 cent stamps, painting of Boats in Auckland Bay, by Rita Angus ] and held far more / contextual value for the / appreciative audience; / the Cleese performance is of course / meant to be very funny, and / little more. [ Black horizontal line ] / [ Left: photo of crowd at morning tea, titled ‘2012-03-29-morning-tea-02.jpg’ ] Red ink: 10:30 am / Morning tea / 11:00 — 12:00 am / Session 2: Landing / The Alien Craft. / Chair: John Newton [ black horizontal line ] Philip Mead: The Poetics of re- / territorialisation: John Kinsella’s / West Australian Commedia [ black horizontal line ] / [black ink: ] Philip Mead: ‘In his 400-page / «Divine Comedy: journeys through a / regional geography» John Kinsella /

Commentary:
And the leap from John Cleese to John Kinsella is a kind of Funny Walk in itself: ludicrous, almost unimaginable.

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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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