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dc.contributor.authorRichardson, Len
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-07T09:50:30Z
dc.date.available2020-05-07T09:50:30Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.isbn9781760463458en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/37597
dc.description.abstract"This book traces the enduring relationship between history, people and place that has shaped the character of a single region in a manner perhaps unique within the New Zealand experience. It explores the evolution of a distinctive regional literature that both shaped and was shaped by the physical and historical environment that inspired it. Looking westwards towards Australia and long shut off within New Zealand by the South Island’s rugged Southern Alps, the West Coast was a land of gold, coal and timber. In the 1950s and 1960s, it nurtured a literature that embodied a sense of belonging to an Australasian world and captured the aspirations of New Zealand’s emergent radical nationalism. More recent West Coast writers, observing the hollowing out of their communities, saw in miniature and in advance the growing gulf between city and regional economies aligned to an older economic order losing its relevance. Were they chronicling the last hurrah of a retreating age or crafting a literature of regional resistance? "en_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::D Literature & literary studies::DS Literature: history & criticism::DSB Literary studies: generalen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJM Australasian & Pacific historyen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::1 Geographical Qualifiers::1M Australasia, Oceania & other land areas::1MB Australasia::1MBN New Zealanden_US
dc.subject.otherNew Zealanden_US
dc.subject.otherPhilip Mayen_US
dc.subject.otherPatrick O'Farrellen_US
dc.subject.otherBill Pearsonen_US
dc.subject.otherwest coast of New Zealanden_US
dc.subject.otherNew Zealand South Islanden_US
dc.subject.other1960sen_US
dc.subject.otherliteratureen_US
dc.subject.othernational historyen_US
dc.titlePeople and Placeen_US
dc.title.alternativeThe West Coast of New Zealand's South Island in history and literatureen_US
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.22459/PP.2020en_US
oapen.relation.isPublishedByddc8cc3f-dd57-40ef-b8d5-06f839686b71en_US
oapen.pages216en_US


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