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Stead, C. K. (Christian Karlson) 1932-

Works: 116 works in 617 publications in 9 languages and 14,096 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Diaries  Biography  Records and correspondence  College stories  Domestic fiction  History  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PR9639.3.S7, 821.91209
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The new poetic by C. K Stead( Book )

95 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of modern English poetry from the new tradition established by Yeats in the 1890s through to an influential reading of Eliot, and including a reassessment of the Georgians and the influence of Pound
Pound, Yeats, Eliot, and the modernist movement by C. K Stead( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters and journals of Katherine Mansfield : a selection by Katherine Mansfield( Book )

34 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Hollywood by C. K Stead( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and German and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare: Measure for measure: a casebook by C. K Stead( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of critical essays
My name was Judas by C. K Stead( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We all know the story of Jesus told by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, but what about the version according to Judas? Judas's name became synonymous with betrayer, but is that how he saw it himself? In this witty, original and teasingly controversial version, recounted some forty years after the death of Jesus, Judas finally tells the story as he remembers it. Looking back on his childhood and youth from an old age the gospel writers denied him, Judas recalls his friendship with Jesus; their schooling together; their families; the people who would go on to be disciples and followers; their journeys together and their dealings with the powers of Rome and the Temple. His is a story of friendship and rivalry, of a time of uncertainty and enquiry, a testing of belief, endurance and loyalty. With his richly painted backdrop of ancient Palestine, Stead goes beyond the boundaries of the story known to us all and convincingly enters the mind of one of its key players. This bold novel, with its wonderfully clear narrative prose, is fresh, provocative and compelling
Talking about O'Dwyer by C. K Stead( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two Oxford dons, Mike and Bertie, attend the funeral of expatriate New Zealander O'Dwyer, and Mike reveals that O'Dwyer spent his life haunted by a secret Maori curse, the admission leads him to ponder upon his own rich and varied past
Mansfield : a novel by C. K Stead( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three years in the life of the writer Katherine Mansfield explored in this novel are in part the story of the ups and downs of her relationship with Jack Middleton Murry and her struggle to write the "new kind of fiction" which she felt the times demanded. She is restless, constantly on the move, in and out of London, to and from France, even into the war zone to be with her French lover, novelist Francis Carco. For a short time, Mansfield is able to behave as though the war is merely "background", but her ardent relationship with her brother, who arrives from New Zealand to fight in France, makes detachment impossible - as does her love for Jack's Oxford friend Frederick Goodyear, also a soldier. The war's shadow remorselessly darkens all their lives, but only increases Mansfield's determination to break through as a writer
The death of the body by C. K Stead( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een schrijver van avonturenromans richt zich, tussen de beschreven avonturen van een professor in de filosofie door, direkt tot de lezer en vertelt over het schrijfproces en zijn problemen daarmee
All visitors ashore by C. K Stead( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het leven in een kunstenaarskolonie in een afgelegen plaats in de buurt van Auckland in Nieuw Zeeland in 1951 is niet altijd even harmonieus
In the glass case : essays on New Zealand literature by C. K Stead( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a quarter of a century, C.K. Stead has built up a widely accessible collection of reviews and critical essays on New Zealand literature. In the Glass Case covers a wide spectrum of New Zealand writers, who are examined from a remarkably consistent viewpoint. The title is symbolic: New Zealand books were once held in a glass-fronted bookcase at the University of Auckland library. These were considered rare, although they are now out on the open shelves. Stead's views are often controversial and provoke discussion and passionate debate from other critics. This is not only an enlightening l
The secret history of modernism by C. K Stead( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Zealand short stories by C. K Stead( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Risk : a novel by C. K Stead( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently divorced New Zealander Sam Nola returns to London, where he spent two years in his early twenties. It is early 2003, and on both sides of Atlantic the case for military intervention in Iraq is being made - or fabricated. But life for Sam has never been better: a grown-up, half-French daughter from a long ago affair has recently got in touch, and he has walked into a lucrative role in the booming banking sector. It is only when he learns of the deaths of two friends within a week that intrigue begins to intrude on his contentment, that life begins to feel a little more precarious
The Faber book of contemporary South Pacific stories by C. K Stead( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 1994 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kin of place : essays on 20 New Zealand writers by C. K Stead( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of 28 critical essays provides provocative comment on the work of 20 New Zealand writers, including Elizabeth Knox, Katherine Mansfield, Kendrick Smithyman, Allen Curnow, and Janet Frame
Answering to the language : essays on modern writers by C. K Stead( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Yeats to Les Murray, Auden to the Penguin Book of New Zealand Verse,?Teaching English' to?The New Victorians', this is C.K. Stead in full flight analysing literature and the world around him in key essays
Collected poems, 1951-2006 by C. K Stead( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of poetry culls Karl Stead's most lasting and memorable works into a single volume. Drawn from previously published works though his distinguished career, from his debut collection "Whether the Will is Fre"e to his recent publication "The Black River," this resource also contains 22 previously unpublished poems from his early days
Book self : the reader as writer and the writer as critic by C. K Stead( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection of critical writing, C.K. Stead takes the reader on a personal journey, from his earliest discovery of poetry as a young man to his experiences on the literary trail over the last few years. And he takes us on a trip through literary history, from Katherine Mansfield and T.S. Eliot to Michael King and Elizabeth Knox. For the first time, Stead includes in this book a series of journal extracts that allows readers closer to the mind of the writer."--Jacket
The yellow buoy : poems 2007-2012 by C. K Stead( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring literature, cultures, and surroundings-both physical and social-the poems in this collection are firmly attached to the author's memories. With appearances by various other literary fellows, in person, dream, or conversation-including Curnow, Kawharu, Sargeson, Creeley, Mansfield, and Wordsworth-this book also features warmly translated versions of poems by Montale, Vita, and Jaccottet alongside glimpses of fantails and elegies for friends. Urging its readers to stay alert and pay attention to each moment, these poems likewise consider
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Alternative Names
C. K. Stead neuseeländischer Schriftsteller, Literaturwissenschaftler und Herausgeber

C. K. Stead New Zealand writer

Karlson Stead, Christian 1932-

Stead C. K.

Stead, C. K. 1932-

Stead, C. R.

Stead, Christian Karlson

Stead, Christian Karlson 1932-

ステッド, C. K

Sister HollywoodShakespeare: Measure for measure: a casebookMy name was JudasTalking about O'DwyerMansfield : a novelThe death of the bodyAll visitors ashoreThe secret history of modernism