Guide to the Papers of Jas H Duke


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Manuscript Name Papers of Jas H Duke
Manuscript Number MSS 68
Last Updated January 2019
Extent 1 box
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract One of Duke’s hand-produced poetry zines - Archduke: Special Atlantis Issue.

Collection Subject Type

Literary

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a single iteration of Jas Duke’s Archduke: Special Atlantis Issue. Hand-made by the artist, the issue consists of hand-lettered pages with original artworks in enamel and fluorescent paint, and one using plant matter. Each was hand-written and contains original artwork, that claim is dubious. This particular copy is lettered ‘152’.

Date Range of Content

1974

Biographical Note

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jas_H._Duke

James Heriot Duke (Jas H Duke) was an Australian poet and anarchist. He was influenced by Dada, Expressionism and experimental movements and was a significant figure in the Melbourne poetry scene from the 1970s until his sudden death in 1992.

The Archduke series of zines was mostly published during his time in England (1968-72), although the fourth issue, Archduke: Special Atlantis Issue was produced between 1973-4, after his return to Australia.

A performance poet, he published an audio cassette, The Best of Jas H Duke (1989). An anthology of his written material, including the Concrete Poems, was published as Poems of War and Peace (1987) by Collective Effort Press.

References:
Author record, Jas Heriot Duke, AustLit (www.austlit.edu.au), St Lucia: The University of Queensland, 2002-. [Retrieved from https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/A30677, 30/01/2019].

@andy. (2009, June 18). Jas H Duke (1939-1992): An Anarchist Poet. slackbastard. Retrieved from: http://slackbastard.anarchobase.com/?p=3156 30/01/2019.

Ladd, M. and Sloane-Lees, J. (2004, November 13). Jas H. Duke: Poems of Life and Death. ABC Poetica. Retrieved from: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/archived/poetica/jas-h-duk..., 30/01/2019

New Century Antiquarian Books. (2012). Poetry, eh? Catalogue 54. Retrieved from: http://newcentury.net.au/cat_54/cat_54.pdf, 30/01/2019

 

Administrative Information

Access and Copying Conditions

Access: Open Access

 

This collection contains a variety of copyright material. Copyright is held by the creator of each item. Specific conditions for this collection are listed below. If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items. Digitised material from manuscript collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright. Refer also to the UNSW copyright, disclaimer and takedown policy. 

Copying: Copying of material authored by Jas H Duke for private study and research is approved.

 

Preferred Citation

Papers of Jas H Duke, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 68, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

 

Provenance

The provenance of the collection is uncertain.

 

Subject Keywords

Subjects

Australian authors, Australian poets, Australian literature, 20th century literature

Personal Names

Jas H Duke 1939-1992

James Heriot Duke

Jas Heriot Duke

Corporate Names

 

Occupations

Poet, writer

 

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1
Archduke: Special Atlantis Issue (152), 1974

The collection consists of a single iteration of Jas Duke’s Archduke: Special Atlantis Issue. Hand-made by the artist, the issue consists of hand-lettered pages with original artworks in enamel and fluorescent paint, and one using plant matter. Each was hand-written and contains original artwork, that claim is dubious. This particular copy is lettered ‘152’.