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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Interview with Philip Hodgins, Poet and Some Poetry Reading
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Hodgins speaks about his childhood on a dairy farm at Katandra West, Victoria; attending school in Geelong; being an only child; starting to write poetry; influences on his poems; reads "Leeches" which relates to his leukaemia; effect of leukaemia on his writing; his writing routine; reads "Shooting the Dogs"; writing pastoral poetry; his love of horse riding; treatment of animals; reads "The Title" (Down the Lane with Half a Chook); writers who have influenced him; writing about yourself.


  • Recorded in the State Library of South Australia on 7 March 1988, during Writers Week at the Adelaide Festival.

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      Adelaide, South Australia,: 1988 .
      Extent: 2 tape reelsp.


      Held at: National Library of Australia
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