The Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature edited by Jane Stafford and Mark Williams

Reviewed by
June 2013, no. 352
A non-canonical anthology

The Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature

edited by Jane Stafford and Mark Williams

Auckland University Press (Inbooks), $65 hb, 1162 pp, 9781869405892

The Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature edited by Jane Stafford and Mark Williams

Reviewed by
June 2013, no. 352

To begin at the beginning. ‘When the first Pakeha ship came,’ Te Horeta told the explorer Charles Heaphy, ‘I was a lad … [about twelve years old].’ Watching the ‘white people’ row ashore, ‘paddling with their backs to the way they were going’, the boy and his companions ‘thought they must have eyes behind their heads’.

A non-canonical anthology

The Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature

edited by Jane Stafford and Mark Williams

Auckland University Press (Inbooks), $65 hb, 1162 pp, 9781869405892

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