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Lack of Potency
(Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Flinders University, 1984)
The author discusses a collection of New Zealand short stories, and concludes his discussion by saying "that the quality of literature depends, not on time or place, but on the calibre of the author's ability to grasp ...
The Religious Experience in R.A.K. Mason's Poetry
(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 ...
A New Zealand Quarterly
(Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Flinders University, 1979)
The author concentrates on some very general questions which he thinks should be asked about any New-Zealand-based quarterly today, and finds that the issue of Landfall under discussion is concerning itself with these ...
Violence in the stories of Frank Sargeson
(Massey University, New Zealand, 1986)
'The stories of Frank Sargeson' contains the bulk of the short fiction produced by New Zealand's foremost writer. Despite Sargeson's fame, it seems that his stories, particularly those portraying violence, are generally ...
Refreshing and Religious
(Pacific Quarterly, Flinders University, 1978)
A review of poetry by Tim Pickford. Many of Pickford's poems seem very personal ones, and are perhaps more striking for their sincerity and enthusiasm than for their poetic qualities.
Ambiguity and Ambivalence in R.A.K. Mason
The author examines one of R.A.K. Mason's best known poems, Ecce Homunculus, with concern for some of the poem's ambiguities and the possibility that they reveal ambivalence, or at least a richness of meaning, rather than ...
Echoes of Auden. "Cities and Strangers" by Paterson. [review]
(Outrigger Publishers Ltd., 1977)
Review of Alistair Paterson's book "Cities & Strangers" (Dunedin: Caveman Press, 1976).
Requiescat in Pace [short story]
(Outrigger Publishers Ltd, 1976)
Published in 1976, 'Requiescat in Pace' is Professor Daalder's only work of fiction. This short story, set in New Zealand, paints a somber portrait of the final, mundane, days of the elderly protagonist's life in Dunedin.