New Zealand

Elizabeth McMahon reviews 'A History of New Zealand Literature' edited by Mark Williams

Elizabeth McMahon

A History of New Zealand Literature is a rewarding collection replete with the pleasure of new information that is both strange and strangely familiar. I commend it for both its intrinsic interest and, for Australian readers in particular, as one means of redressing Australia and New Zealand’s mutual ignorance of each other’s literary histories and cult ... More

Kevin Rabalais reviews Penguin’s new library of New Zealand Classics

Kevin Rabalais

At the outbreak of World War II, the British novelist Anna Kavan began a journey around the world that brought her, ultimately, to New Zealand. Her two years there in a ...