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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 ...
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, ...