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Persevere, dear reader, Leonard Lambert

Best Beakerful Dean Farran Productions, Christchurch, 1991, $12 Missing Parts: poems 1977-1990 Alan Loney, Hazard Press, Christchurch, 1991, $19.95 Metaphysics for Fun Ross Fraser, Dragonfly Press, Auckland, 1991, $15 Waiheke Art and Poetry  Pamela Reid (ed), P O Box 202,…
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Shorter reviews, Gavin McLean

Worlds of Katherine Mansfield Harry Ricketts (ed), Nagare Press, Palmerston North, 1991 The last decade’s avalanche of books on Katherine Mansfield and her work makes this slim collection of essays timely, even necessary. Acknowledging that Mansfield has ‘become an industry’,…
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A peculiarly contemporary figure, Erik Olssen

The Verse of Edward Tregear K R Howe (ed), Nagare Press, Palmerston North, 1991, $20 The Singer in a Songless Land, A Life of Edward Tregear 1846-1931 K R Howe, Auckland University Press, 1991, $39.95 Edward Tregear was one of…
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