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School reports : university fiction in the masculine tradition of New Zealand literature.
(University of Canterbury. English, 2011)
This thesis will investigate the fictional discourse that has developed around academia and how this discourse has manifested itself in the New Zealand literary tradition, primarily in the works of M.K. Joseph, Dan Davin ...
“The Much Wished-For Shore”: Nationalism and Utopianism in New Zealand Literature: 1817-1973.
(University of Canterbury. English, 2013)
This thesis examines the relationship between utopianism and nationalism in New Zealand literature between 1817 and 1973. My research utilises the definition of both the utopia and the nation as “imagined” or “imaginary” ...
Voices of the West Coast: An investigation into the development of a distinctive West Coast character in New Zealand fiction
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2012)
The West Coast of the South Island has a particular history distinct from other regions of New Zealand because of its physical isolation, its sparse and fragmented Maori occupation, its lack of suitability for farm settlement, ...
The Braided River : migration and the personal essay.
(University of Canterbury. Department of English, School of Humanities, 2015)
The personal essay provides a vibrant method of inquiry for exploring migration. Migration tests the individual on all levels and the personal essay bears witness to that lived experience in writing. In applying Montaigne’s ...