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Charles Brasch Journals 1945-1957 (Vol 2) (Hardcover)

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This volume of Charles Brasch’s journals covers the years from late 1945 to the end of 1957, when the poet and editor was aged 36 to 48. It begins with his return to New Zealand after World War II to establish a literary quarterly to be published by the Caxton Press. The journals cover the first decade or so of his distinguished editorship of Landfall, a role that brought Brasch into contact with New Zealand’s leading artists and intelligentsia. His frank and often detailed descriptions of these people – including Frank Sargeson, A.R.D. Fairburn, Keith Sinclair, Eric McCormick, James Bertram, J.C. Beaglehole, Maria Dronke, Fred and Evelyn Page, Alistair Campbell, Bill Oliver, Toss and Edith Woollaston, Denis Glover, Allen Curnow, Leo Bensemann, Lawrence Baigent, Ngaio Marsh, Colin McCahon, James K. Baxter, Janet Frame, Ruth Dallas and many others – are among the highlights of the book.
Number of Pages: 686
Genre: Literary Collections, Literary Criticism
Series Title: Charles Brasch Journals
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Volume number: 2
Author: Charles Brasch
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2017
TCIN: 52227328
UPC: 9781927322284
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-7179
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