Letters – Issue 126
Deletions made by Brasch himself I was distressed to see in Douglas Lloyd Jenkins’s review in the latest New Zealand Review of Books Pukapuka Aotearoa (Autumn 2019) the wrongful and offensive suggestion that Charles Brasch’s literary executor had for “homophobic” reasons torn pages out of Brasch’s private journals as deposited in Hocken Collections. I have had dealings with Alan Roddick over many years in his capacity as Brasch’s literary executor and have always found him to be scrupulously fair and honest. It is to me unthinkable that he would have acted in the manner asserted. As editor of two volumes
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