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    • R.A.K. Mason and the Passing of Time 

      Daalder, Joost (Caxton Press, 1981)
      R. A. K. Mason (1905-71) is a hauntingly impressive poet who not only shows himself acutely aware of where he is as someone who `Burnt Dian's temple down at Otahuhu' (with an imagination reaching beyond a geographical ...
    • R.A.K. Mason's Universality 

      Daalder, Joost (Rinsen Books, Kyoto, 1998)
      Mason is writing about the plight of man, trapped in a hostile place, i.e. our planet, which, in the space of the universe as a whole, is 'fixed at the friendless outer edge'. Even if perhaps a poet in an isolated country ...
    • R.A.K. Mason: The Poet as a Pacific Christ 

      Daalder, Joost (Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Flinders University, 1981)
      The vast majority of Mason's poems derive their individual character not only from his use of language, but also, and above all, from his perceiving of himself as a Christ in New Zealand, ignored and victimised by a society ...
    • The Religious Experience in R.A.K. Mason's Poetry 

      Daalder, Joost (Editions Rodopi, 1996)
      When I first read R.A.K. Mason's poems several years ago, I was inclined to see the Christ figure in them as essentially - or at least most frequently - a reflection of the author himself, in the role of a victim of his ...