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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Thomas Shapcott
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  • This interview took place on Friday, 25 March, 1988 at the office of the Literature Board, Australia Council, Sydney. 

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Alternative title: Interview with Thomas Shapcott
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Westerly vol. 34 no. 1 March 1989 Z602385 1989 periodical issue 1989 pg. 43-52
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon In Other Words : Interviews with Australian Poets Barbara Williams (interviewer), Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1998 Z308533 1998 selected work interview biography criticism

    'First, in response to the often-asked question: Why is a British-born Canadian interviewing Australian poets? Three experiences have led to the emergence of this book of interviews. The first relates to my own early childhood. Born and raised in England, I have had a fascination from as long as I can remember with the land that was initially described to me as being the spot on the globe at which you would arrive, if you could go through the earth and come out at exactly the opposite place, on 'the other side.' Australia was our Antipodes, and vice versa.' (Introduction)

    Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1998
    pg. 198-212, notes 277-278
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