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Henry Lawson among Maoris

Author: Bill Pearson
Publisher: Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... A story "A daughter of Maoriland" is based on his experiences of teaching at a school in Mangamaunu in one of three visits to that country. The story shows a failure in his relations with the Maori community ... This book is a study of the reasons for Lawson's failure with the Maoris. The author's research led him into many avenues - Lawson's life and personality, the Australian tradition he represented, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry Lawson; Henry Lawson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Pearson
OCLC Number: 444160
Description: xvi, 224 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimile, maps, portrait ; 23 cm
Responsibility: W.H. Pearson.

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" ... A story "A daughter of Maoriland" is based on his experiences of teaching at a school in Mangamaunu in one of three visits to that country. The story shows a failure in his relations with the Maori community ... This book is a study of the reasons for Lawson's failure with the Maoris. The author's research led him into many avenues - Lawson's life and personality, the Australian tradition he represented, the local history of the Maori community, New Zealand policy on Maori education in the 1890's, and the effect which Lawson's experiences in Mangamaunu had on his later writing ..."--Inside front cover.

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