Shapcott, Thomas W.

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Poet & former accountant. Shapcott has published more than 36 titles including collections of poems, essays, short stories, novels, books for young readers & a study of the artist Charles Blackman. He was Executive Director of the National Book Council between 1992 & 1997, & currently holds the chair of Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1946-1997. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826599

Novelist. Former Chairman, Literature Board, Australian Council.

From the description of Thomas Shapcott manuscript collection. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221027727

Thomas Shapcott was a Harold White Fellow at the National Library of Australia in 2005. For his project he searched the Papers of Ray Mathew (MS 8264) for unpublished prose and poetry of Mathew with a view to future publication. In 2007 NLA published Uncollected prose of Ray Mathew : tense little lives.

From the description of Literary manuscripts of Ray Mathew, 2005 [manuscript]. 2005. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225423543

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creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Sister : a play in one act / by Thomas W. Shapcott. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Queensland Opera Company. About the seven deadly sins, [1970?] [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Hall, Rodney, 1935-. Material concerning 'New impulses in Australian poetry', ed. by Thomas Shapcott and Rodney Hall, University of Queensland Press 1969 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Brumby, Colin. A ballade for St. Cecilia [music] : cantata for chorus - orch - s - ms - t - bar solists (1970-71) / words by T. Shapcott ; music by Colin Brumby. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Adamson, Robert, 1943-. Records [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Literary manuscripts of Ray Mathew, 2005 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. A game around Goldie : poem for an opera / by Thomas W. Shapcott. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. A game around Goldie : poem for an opera / by Thomas W. Shapcott. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Queensland Opera Company. About the seven deadly sins [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Schoolgirls playing, after a Charles Blackman painting [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Beaver, Bruce, 1928-2004. Papers, [1951]-1978 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Hall, Rodney, 1935-. Material concerning 'New impulses in Australian poetry', ed. by Thomas Shapcott and Rodney Hall, University of Queensland Press [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Thomas Shapcott manuscript collection. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Brumby, Colin, 1933-. Three Baroque angels : for mixed choir and orchestra / music by Colin Brumby ; words by Thomas Shapcott. University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Beaver, Bruce, 1928-2004. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. The office : a play in three acts / by Thomas W. Shapcott. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Brumby, Colin, 1933-. Those who are compelled [music] / [music by] Colin Brumby ; [words by Thomas Shapcott]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Something to knock against : a play in one act / by Thomas W. Shapcott. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Sister : a play in one act / by Thomas W. Shapcott. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. The queen of the darning needles / T.W. Shapcott. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shapcott, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1935-. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Australia Council. Literature Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Beaver, Bruce, 1928-2004. person
associatedWith Blackman, Charles, 1928- person
associatedWith Brumby, Colin, 1933- person
associatedWith Hall, Rodney, 1935- person
associatedWith Harwood, Gwen, 1920-1995. person
associatedWith Mathew, Ray, 1929-2002. person
associatedWith National Book Council (Australia) corporateBody
associatedWith Queensland Opera Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Queensland Opera Company. corporateBody
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Poets, Australian--20th century--Archives
Authors, Australian--20th century--Archives
Australian literature--20th century
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Birth 1935-03-21

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