Archive for December, 2016

Review of Katherine Mansfield: The Early Years by Aimee Gasston

Review of Katherine Mansfield: The Early Years by Aimee Gasston

Katherine Mansfield: The Early Years by Gerri Kimber, Edinburgh University Press 272 pages 120 b&w illustration(s) Published September 2016 ISBN Hardback: 9780748681457 eBook (ePub): 9780748681471 eBook (PDF): 9780748681464     Mansfield recorded in a well-quoted journal entry of 1917 her…

The Collected Poems of Katherine Mansfield edited by Gerri Kimber and Claire Davison

The Collected Poems of Katherine Mansfield edited by Gerri Kimber and Claire Davison

The Collected Poems of Katherine Mansfield edited by Gerri Kimber and Claire Davison, Edinburgh University Press 216 pages Published September 2016 ISBN Hardback: 9781474417273 This is the first complete edition of Mansfield’s poetry. Listen to Radio New Zealand interview with Gerri…

Review:  Fire that Kindles Hearts: Ten Māori Scholars

Review: Fire that Kindles Hearts: Ten Māori Scholars

Selwyn Katene (ed.), Fire that Kindles Hearts: Ten Māori Scholars. Wellington: Steele Roberts, 2015, 226pp. ISBN 9781927242889 Melissa Kennedy This most recent collection of short biographies of well-known Māori joins a tradition of documenting Māori lives, celebrating their difficulties as…

Call for Papers:  Islands on Sale

Call for Papers: Islands on Sale

Please click for PDF of the CFP. Islands on Sale New Zealand and Pacific Arts in the Global Marketplace 30 June-1 July, 2017 Regent’s University, London co-hosted by the University of Northampton in association with Te Kāhui Rangahau Kōrero mō Aotearoa…

Review: Bloomsbury South: The Arts in Christchurch 1933-1953

Review: Bloomsbury South: The Arts in Christchurch 1933-1953

Bloomsbury South: The Arts in Christchurch 1933-1953 by Peter Simpson, published in 2016 by Auckland University Press as part of the Gerard & Marti Friedlander Creative Lives Series. ISBN 978 1 86940 848 0 Moira Taylor Nothing could replicate Bloomsbury…