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Towards a New Zealand literature

James M. Bertram

Towards a New Zealand literature

by James M. Bertram

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Published by Hocken Library in [Dunedin] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New Zealand literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] James Bertram.
    SeriesHocken lecture, 1971
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9609 .B4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5325562M
    LC Control Number72178374

    The literature of Maoriland, as New Zealand was popularly known from the s to the beginning of the First World War, remains the black hole in New Zealand s literary memory. In the s Allen Curnow and Denis Glover associated the Maoriland writers with sentiment, gentility and colonial deference.   Australia’s taste for translated literature is getting broader, and that’s a good thing of Australian readerships towards the rich cultural imaginations of Author: Alice Whitmore.

    New Zealand Book Council’s collection of information about New Zealand writers. Includes entries from the Oxford companion to New Zealand literature edited by Roger Robinson and Nelson Wattie published in An essay by Dr Philip Steer on Lake Tutira in Hawke's Bay, now an unswimmable toxic dump, but once the idyllic setting for one of the greatest books ever published in Author: Philip Steer.

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