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Leaving the Highway: Six Contemporary New Zealand Novelists

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The major New Zealand novelists of the 1980s have begun to receive international acclaim. This first critical study of Janet Frame, Keri Hulme, Witi Ihimaera, Maurice Gee, Ian Wedde, and C.K. Stead concentrates on their important works to explore how deeply-rooted anxieties about New Zealand's
cultural situation and national identity are articulated in New Zealand fiction.
Paperback, 232 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Auckland University Press
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Mark Williams is an associate professor of English at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He received an M.A. with honors from the University of Auckland and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. Williams research interests include modern, postcolonial and New Zealand literatures.

He is the author of Leaving the Highway and Patrick White and the coeditor of severa
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