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Dunedin : the city in literature

Author: Christine Johnston
Publisher: Auckland (N.Z.) : Exisle Pub., 2003.
Series: Our city.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an anthology of writings on the city of Dunedin. The selection is mostly fictional, but extracts from writer's memoirs and poems are also included. This title includes work by Janet Frame, James K. Baxter, Paula Boock, Duncan Sarkies, Emma Neale, Charles Brasch and more.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
New Zealand literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunedin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Johnston
ISBN: 0908988451 9780908988457
OCLC Number: 54537622
Notes: Short stories, poems and extracts from novels and writers' memoirs about, set in or inspired by Dunedin.
Description: 233 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Children of the poor / John A. Lee --
Dunedin / Charles Brasch --
Home ground / Charles Brasch --
Map / Cilla McQueen --
Growing pains in the war years / Alistair Campbell --
The big game / A.P. Gaskell --
The bath / Janet Frame --
Grand Hotel / Janet Frame --
Mr Brasch and Landfall / Janet Frame --
Walking up Castle Street / James K. Baxter --
Dunedin revisited / James K. Baxter --
Moving to Dunedin / Ruth Dallas --
Calm Evening, Dunedin / Ruth Dallas --
Somebodies and nobodies / Brian Turner --
On a photograph of my father walking to rugby / Brian Turner --
The shark bell / Christine Johnston --
Erlich / Bernadette Hall --
Louie / Paula Boock --
Flute and chance / Owen Marshall --
Mr Song and the brightest star / Paddy Richardson --
Double take / Emma Neale --
Passive smokers / Forbes Williams --
Let it go / Maggie Rainey-Smith.
Series Title: Our city.
Other Titles: Dunedin (2003)
Responsibility: edited by Christine Johnston.
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The 'Our City' series offers a new perspective on New Zealand's major cities. Each volume presents a selection of the literature inspired by one of New Zealand's four major cities. This rich  Read more...

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