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Elaborations : a selective annotated bibliography of reviews and commentaries on the poetry and short stories of Bill Manhire from 1967 to 2002

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posted on 2021-11-13, 19:55 authored by Thomas, Laurinda Elizabeth

Bill Manhire is one of New Zealand's most well-known writers, with a career that spans more than 30 years. His work has received little bibliographic attention, with available resources being incomplete or providing minimal descriptions. This bibliography aims to redress this gap in coverage through the inclusion of additional media types such as archives, encyclopaedia extracts, sound and video recordings, and web pages. In addition, it adds value to previous work done in this area by correcting errors, providing additional bibliographic information, and annotations. Citations and annotations are included for all items which fulfil the aim of providing significant comment on, or insight to the poetry and short stories of Bill Manhire. Citations are grouped by collection title, general works, and pieces written by Manhire himself. This bibliography will be useful to researchers, students, journalists and interested members of the public.


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Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

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Library and Information Studies

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Master of Library and Information Studies

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Masters Research Paper or Project



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School of Information Management