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Look back harder : critical writings 1935-1984 / Allen Curnow ; edited with an introduction by Peter Simpson.

By: Curnow, Allen, 1911-2001.
Contributor(s): Simpson, Peter, 1942- | Simpson, Peter (Peter Alan).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Auckland University Press, 1987Description: xxvi, 337 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869400100 (pbk.).Subject(s): English literature -- History and criticism | New Zealand literature -- History and criticismDDC classification: 820.9
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The collected critical writings of one of New Zealand's major poets and critics, covering half a century of his work. Of the thirty-eight items (reviews, essays, lectures, interviews, and letters) included, his controversial introductions to his anthologies of New Zealand verse are the best known. There are also incisive essays on Curnow's New Zealand contemporaries, and on writers from further afield, such as Olson and Thomas.

Selection of critical prose published between 1935 and 1984.

"Distributed outside New Zealand by Oxford University Press"--T.p. verso.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

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