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New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/4

Scope and Contents

(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.


1 metres (4 boxes + sound recordings (in Media Cabinet))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by nzepc and individual poets from 2002 -

Processing Information

The collection is being added to from time to time as poets donate new manuscript material which contributes to the nzepc website.
Inventory of the records of the New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre (nzepc).
In Progress
Stephen Innes
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand