The Auckland University Press Anthology Of New Zealand Literature

Author: Jane Stafford
Publisher: Auckland University Press
ISBN: 1869405900
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The Auckland University Press Anthology Of New Zealand Literature from the Author: Jane Stafford. What, after all, is the truth of a place that has only just been worked into language?' From Polynesian Mythology to the Yates' Garden Guide, from Allen Curnow to Alice Tawhai, from Jessie Mackay to Alison Wong, from Julius Vogel to Albert Wendt,from the letters of Wiremu Te Rangikaheke to the notebooks of Katherine Mansfield – Maori, Pakeha,Pasifika, and AsianNew Zealanders have struggled for two and a half centuries to work the English language into some sort of truth about this place. The Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature brings together for the first time in one volume this country's major writing, from the earliest records of exploration and encounter to the globalised, multicultural present. Editors Jane Stafford and Mark Williams range acrossnovels and stories,poems and plays, letters and diaries, comics and songs to collect the defining stuff of our literary heritage. The contents will delight and provoke: Erewhon and The Heart of the Bush; Man Alone and 'No Ordinary Sun'; The God Boy and Hicksville; 'The Gumboot Song' and The Vintner's Luck. Through an imaginative selection and illuminating introductions, Stafford and Williams provide new paths into our writing and our country. For students and readers, at home and overseas, the Anthology of New Zealand Literature will be the indispensable introduction for years to come to what's worth reading and why.

The Auckland University Press Anthology Of New Zealand Literature

Author: Jane Stafford
Publisher: Auckland University Press
ISBN: 1775581667
Size: 23.68 MB
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The Auckland University Press Anthology Of New Zealand Literature from the Author: Jane Stafford. From the earliest records of exploration and encounter to the globalized, multicultural present, this compilation features New Zealand’s major writing, from Polynesian mythology to the Yates’ Garden Guide, from Allen Curnow to Alice Tawhai, and from Wiremu Te Rangikaheke’s letters to Katherine Mansfield’s notebooks. Including fiction, nonfiction, letters, speeches, novels, stories, comics, and songs, this imaginative selection provides new paths into New Zealand writing and culture.

The Oxford Companion To New Zealand Literature

Author: Roger Robinson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
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The Oxford Companion To New Zealand Literature from the Author: Roger Robinson. 'The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature' contains more than 1500 alphabetically arranged entries on writers, novels, plays, poetry, journals, periodicals, anthologies, literary movements and professional organizations.

The Oxford History Of New Zealand Literature

Author: Terry Sturm
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN:
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The Oxford History Of New Zealand Literature from the Author: Terry Sturm. This is the most comprehensive history of New Zealand literature to have been published. It offers chapters on the novel, poetry, and on the short story, which have been the staple of earlier histories and surveys, as well as sections on drama, non-ficiton, children's literature, popularliterature, and the history of publishing, patronage and literary magazines. In this major new edition, material is provided on the period from 1986-1996, and a new chapter has been included on literary scholarship, criticism, and theory.

In The Glass Case

Author: C. K. Stead
Publisher: Auckland University Press
ISBN: 177558092X
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In The Glass Case from the Author: C. K. Stead. Over a quarter of a century, C. K. Stead has built up a widely accessible collection of reviews and critical essays on New Zealand literature. In the Glass Case covers a wide spectrum of New Zealand writers, who are examined from a remarkably consistent viewpoint. The title is symbolic: New Zealand books were once held in a glass-fronted bookcase at the University of Auckland library. These were considered rare, although they are now out on the open shelves. Stead's views are often controversial and provoke discussion and passionate debate from other critics. This is not only an enlightening look into New Zealand literature and C. K. Stead, it is also a very enjoyable read.

Never A Soul At Home

Author: Stuart Murray
Publisher: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 9780864733412
Size: 72.51 MB
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Never A Soul At Home from the Author: Stuart Murray.

As The Earth Turns Silver

Author: Alison Wong
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459621980
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As The Earth Turns Silver from the Author: Alison Wong. From the late nineteenth century to the 1920's, from Kwangtung, China to Wellington and Dunedin and the Battlefields of the Western Front ? A story of two families. Yung faces a new land that does not welcome the Chinese.? Alone, Katherine struggles to raise her children and find her place in the world. In a climate of hostility towards the foreign newcomers, Katherine and Yung embark on a poignant and far-reaching love affair . . . . Alison's debut novel, As the Earth Turns Silver, was over a decade in the making. The novel achieved instant success overseas, with international rights and foreign language editions being sold in the UK, Australia, and parts of Europe and Asia. At home, it was shortlisted for the 2010 Nielsen BookData Booksellers' Choice Award, and won the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Award for Fiction, establishing Alison as a major new voice in contemporary New Zealand fiction. ?Alison currently lives in Geelong, Australia, where As the Earth Turns Silver was shortlisted for the 2010 Australian Prime Minister's Literary Awards. The novel has also been longlisted for the 2011 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

The Bone People

Author: Keri Hulme
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 9780807130728
Size: 61.93 MB
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The Bone People from the Author: Keri Hulme. Set in the harsh environment of the South Island beaches of New Zealand, this masterful story brings together three singular people in a trinity that reflects their country's varied heritage. Winner of the 1985 Booker-McConnell prize for fiction.