The Long Forgetting: Post-colonial Literary Culture in New Zealand

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Canterbury University Press, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 274 pages
This is the first book-length study of New Zealand's post-colonial literary culture, beginning with economic, social and cultural changes that occured after 1970, then moving back to the 19th century and the formation of Europeans' relationship with Maori.

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Contents

Enough is enough 8 The postcolonial moment?
15
Becoming Māori
41
The Colonial Sublime
47
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Professor Patrick Evans has studied and taught NZ literature at the University of Canterbury since 1978. He has published two novels, prize-winning essays and short fiction, and has had plays performed in NZ and Australia.

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