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An Anthology of New Zealand Poetry in English

An Anthology of New Zealand Poetry in English( )
Editor: Bornholdt, Jenny
O'Brien, Gregory
Williams, Mark
ISBN:978-0-19-558355-7
Publication Date:Jan 1997
Publisher:Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $55.00
Book Description:

This comprehensive anthology of New Zealand poetry in English spans more than a century of verse-writing. It reveals the richness, variety and range of styles and voices to be found in the body of New Zealand verse in English. Established figures such as Curnow, Baxter and Tuwhare are givenstrong selections. Some previously neglected figures such as Jessie Mackay are rescued from obscurity, while contemporary poets are generously represented. With an eye to both fairness and range,...
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Book Details
Pages:582
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / Australian & Oceanian
Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 21.59 x 3.302 cm
Book Weight:0.82 Kilograms
Author Biography
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Gregory O'Brien was born in 1961 in Matamata New Zealand. He is a New Zealand poet, editor, and painter. He trained as a journalist in Auckland and worked as a newspaper reporter in Northland. He graduated from the University of Auckland. His work has appeared in Islands, Landfall and Sport, Meanjin, Scripsi. He lives in Wellington where he is Senior Curator at the City Gallery Wellington. His works include: Dunes and Barns, Man with a Child's Violin, Winter I Was, Afternoon of an Evening Train and Diesel Mystic. He has earned several awards including the Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poerty, Vicrotia University Writing Fellow and Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. He is the author of See What I Can See (designed by Sarah Maxey and Katrina Duncan) which won the 2016 Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) Book Design Award, Best educational book.




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