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NZ Fiction

Identifier: clels4

Summary of contents

Contains a manuscript titled, ‘The New Zealand Experience: an Analysis of the Organic Tradition in N.Z. Fiction’ (undated). Analyses how literature relates to the individual and to wider society, particularly in 20th century New Zealand as the country tried to define its identity within the constraints of commonwealth ‘civility’ and the challenges of an antipodean subsistence.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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