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Only the lonely, Timothy G Jones

The Lonely and the Alone: The Poetics of Isolation in New Zealand Fiction Doreen D’Cruz and John C Ross Rodopi, €85.00, ISBN 9789042034747 Loneliness holds a special place in New Zealand literature. If there is a single image that casts…
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Reframing, Timothy G Jones

The Frame Function: An Inside-out Guide to the Novels of Janet Frame Jan Cronin Auckland University Press, $49.99, ISBN 9781869404864   The Frame Function, Jan Cronin’s new monograph treating the novels of Janet Frame, is not the book it appears…
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Hyde and seek, Timothy G Jones

Lighted Windows: Critical Essays on Robin Hyde  Mary Edmond-Paul (ed) Otago University Press, $40.00,  ISBN 978877372582  Robin Hyde’s 1938 essay “The Singers of Loneliness”, published out of Shanghai in the T’ien Hsia Monthly, gives an account of the New Zealand…
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