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Identifier: MSS.Archives.2003/4. Series 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: (1) Sound discs, videocassette, and related materials gathered as part of the ongoing work of the nzepc (New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre). Includes sound discs of readings by Helen Morse of Robin Hyde poems. (2) Performances (3) Manuscripts. 3/1. Yang, Lian. "Sight, or island no. 5 : for Michele Leggott". London, 9 December 2003, commissioned by nzepc. Tapa notebook. 3/2 Edmond, Murray, 1949- . "Words not my own : a journey towards Noh". 2003. Diary and poems re trip to Japan commissioned by nzepc. Notebook with inlaid flax cover. Author's notes: "'Words Not My Own: A Journey to Noh’ is a diary I kept over nine days in Japan, from 9th to 17th September 2003. The intent of my visit was to see and experience Noh Theatre. This diary forms part of a book titled Noh Business which will be published by Atelos Press, Berkeley (Editors Lyn Hejinian and Travis Orvitz) in 2004. Atelos Press is publishing a series of fifty ‘mixed genre’ books. Noh Business is composed of an essay, ‘No Paragraphs’ which was published in Jacket 16, the diary (‘Words Not My Own’) and five short plays which to some extent mimic the traditional sequencing of Noh plays. Murray Edmond May 2004" 3/3 Abani, Chris. "Auckland : some notations of value". 2003/2004. 7 leaves. Tapa notebook. 3/4 Drafts of poems in 3/3. 3/5. Young, Mark, 1941- . Poems. Tapa notebook. 2005-2006 3/6. Lindsay, Graham, 1952- . "The priests of nothingness". Poems. Tapa notebook (see inventory for remainder). 4. Interviews (some include readings). Chris Bourke interviews New Zealand poets for “Big Smoke” programme, National Radio, October 2000. DVDs of interviews with poets made at Centre for Flexible Distance and Learning, University of Auckland, 2002- .


  • 2002-

Conditions Governing Access

Some recordings of Helen Morse (series 1/27) are restricted.


From the Collection: 1 metres (4 boxes + sound recordings (in Media Cabinet))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

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Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand