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Scott, John Alan

John A. Scott was born in England in 1948 and is the author of several novels and books of poetry and prose. He has received a number of major Australian writing awards, including the Victorian Premier’s Prize for his book of poetic narratives, St. Clair, in 1986 and for the novel, What I Have Written, in 1994. Recently, he has become involved in writing for film and his work includes the screenplay adaptation of What I Have Written. He currently lectures in the Faculty of Creative Arts at Wollongong University. John A. Scott: Selected Poems is a collection of work spanning more than twenty years. It was published by UQP in 1995.
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John A. Scott: Selected Poems

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This collection brings together poems, prose-poems and narrative sequences spanning a period of over twenty years. Underlying the diversity of forms and approaches, however, is a remarkable unity of vision. From the early free-form sonnets of the sixties, through to the almost filmic narratives of the mid-eighties, these poetic texts constitute a sustained investigation into power, loss and desire, and the role that language might play in this inter-relationship. John A Scott is the winner of Victorian Premier's Awards in poetry (1986) and in fiction (1994).

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