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John Tranter’s 2012 Tapa Page —

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[ Pale blue ink: ] [ at foot of page: sepia photo of the late Australian poet John Forbes (1950-1998) with captions above and below ] pieces have circulated in / other mediums, most notably / as recordings on Ubu Web, very / few attempts have been made to / critically engage with his work. / Alternating between performance / and critical analysis, we aim to / interrogate this long text in / its relation to experimentalism . [ Right facing pale blue arrow ]

Commentary:
[ Photo caption print (typeface Fournier New, Swiss Typefaces) above photo of John Forbes, photographer unknown, undated (circa 1974), smoking (probably a Camel cigarette) in a Newtown milk bar: ] John Forbes interviewed by John Tranter / ABC Radio National 6 June 1987 / [ Photo caption print below photo: ] This is an audio recording of an interview with Australian poet John / Forbes produced by John Tranter for the ABC [Australian Broadcasting Corporation, at that time the A.B.Commission ] in 1989. John Forbes reads / several poems and discusses them. Recorded in Studio 212 Forbes Street, / duration 55 minute 24 seconds. Mono. / /

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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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