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Anthony Holcroft

(b. 1932)

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Charles A. Marris

Charles A. Marris  

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(1874–1947),journalist, edited a number of literary periodicals and anthologies. Although Allen Curnow's anthology A Book of New Zealand Verse 1923–45 is generally recognised as marking the dawn of a ...
Children's Pages

Children's Pages  

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Of newspapers were, Robin Hyde said, ‘one of the most creditable features of journalism in this country’. When books for the young were not widely available, early exposure to writing ...
Holcroft, Anthony

Holcroft, Anthony   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

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2006
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(1932– ),

writer of children's fiction, was born in Christchurch, son of M. H. Holcroft, and educated at Southland BHS

Holcroft, Anthony

Holcroft, Anthony   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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(1932–), New Zealand writer for children. Born at Christchurch and educated at Canterbury University, Holcroft has taught in

John Summers

John Summers  

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(1916–93)was a bookman, poet, fiction writer, memoirist and reviewer, whose Christchurch second-hand bookshop was for a quarter of a century a literary meeting-place. His immersion in literature came ...
(Mary) Ursula Bethell

(Mary) Ursula Bethell  

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(1874–1945),New Zealand poet, born in Rangiora near Christchurch, educated at schools in Oxford and Geneva. From 1890 until 1908 Bethell worked with the poor and underprivileged as a member ...
New Zealand Listener

New Zealand Listener  

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Has made a unique contribution to literary life since its first issue on 30 June 1939. It need not have been thus. Established as a weekly magazine by the then ...
Sun

Sun  

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Was a Christchurch and Auckland newspaper, 1914–34, which devoted special attention to literature. Writing in 1935, Pat Lawlor claimed that ‘the pivot of its enterprise, its literary staff, was ...

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