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Anthology
A good handful: great New Zealand poems about sex. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2008.
Anthology of Twentieth-century New Zealand Poetry. London: Oxford University Press, 1970.
Listener 118.2492; November 21 (1987): 88-88.
Landfall 42.2; June (1988): 208-211.
Journal of New Zealand Literature 6; (1988): 30-48.
PPTA Journal 18.1; Feb (1971): 4-4.
New Zealand Monthly Review 12.122; Feb (1971): 22-22.
School Library Review 7.4; (1987): 29-30.
Landfall 24; Dec (1970): 356-366.
Landfall 24; Dec (1970): 366-373.
PPTA Journal 18.1; Feb (1971): 39-40.
Essential New Zealand short stories. Auckland: Random House, 2009.
New Zealand Short Stories. Third series. Wellington: Oxford University Press, 1975.
New Zealand Book World 21; Feb (1976): 30-31.
Landfall 36; Spring (1982): 363-364.
New Zealand stories. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1997.
New Zealand Books 7.5; Dec (1997): 13-14.
Evening Post March 13 (1998): 5-5.
New Zealand Stories. Katherine Mansfield. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Our Burning Time. Wellington: Prometheus Books, 1965.
Landfall 20; June (1966): 187-189.
Comment 8.1; Dec (1966): 38-39.
Owen Marshall: selected stories. Auckland: Vintage, 2008.
Listener 217.3584; January 17 (2009): 42.
Poems of Katherine Mansfield. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1988.
British Review of New Zealand Studies 3; Dec (1990): 113-124.
Dominion March 11 (1989): 7-7.
Listener 124.2565; May 6 (1989): 54-54.
PPTA Journal 1; (1989): 46-46.
Private Gardens : an Anthology of New Zealand Women Poets. Dunedin: Caveman Press, 1977.
The best New Zealand fiction. Volume 5. Auckland: Vintage, 2008.
The Cats Whiskers: New Zealand Writers on Cats. Auckland: Vintage, 2005.
The Collected Poems of Ursula Bethell. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Otago Daily Times October 25 (1997).
Contemporary Pacific: a Journal of Island Affairs 10.2; Fall (1998): 488-488.
Listener 113.2414; May 24 (1986): 54-56.
New Zealand Books 8.1; Mar (1998): 7-8.
Landfall 40; Fall (1998): 276-269.
The nature of things: poems from the New Zealand landscape. Nelson: Craig Potton Publishing, 2005.
The Oxford Book of New Zealand Short Stories. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1992.
World Literature Today 68.4; Spring (1994): 891-892.
32.2; Spring 1996: 304-306.
Printout 4; Feb (1993): 57-58.
New Zealand Books 2.4; Mar (1993): 1-3.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4711; July 16 (1993): 24-24.
Evening Post December 11 (1992): 5-5.
Dominion December 26 (1992): 7-7.
CRNLE Reviews Journal 1; (1993): 135-137.
New Zealand Doctor December 10 (1992): 56-56.
New Zealand Herald 2; January 23 (1993): 6-6.
New Zealand Books 2.3; December 9 (1992).
The Oxford Book of New Zealand Writing Since 1945. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1983.
Metro 25; July (1983): 30-30.
Listener 104.2269; July 30 (1983): 98-99.
New Outlook Aug/Sept (1983): 35-35.
The Poems of Katherine Mansfield. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1988.
British Review of New Zealand Studies 3; Dec (1990): 113-124.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4531; February 2 (1990): 123-123.
PPTA Journal 1; (1989): 46-46.
Dominion April 11 (1989): 7-7.
Listener 124.2565; May 6 (1989): 54-54.
Twenty contemporary New Zealand poets: an anthology. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2009.
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Article
"A.R.D. Fairburn - definitions of emptiness." Comment 28; Sept (1966): 29-35.
"Butcher, millennially speaking, wraps it up." Sunday Star Times January 2 (2000): 19-19.
"Ian Cross : the Good Old Boy." Listener 112.2406; March 29 (1986): 24-26.
"Kiwi presence excelled on British stage." Dominion Post B7; June 26 (2008).
"Never wrong about a book." Listener December 2 (1995): 46-47.
"Poetry news in brief." Meanjin 46.3; Sept (1987): 347-354.
"The unknown outlaw." Sunday Star Times F; September 17 (2000): 1-1.
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Biography
James K. Baxter. Wellington, Oxford University Press 1976.
Education 26.3; (1977): 26-27.
NZPPTA Journal Aug (1977): 41-41.
NZ Bookworld 33; Feb (1977): 19-20.
Listener 85.1942; March 12 (1977): 38-39.
NZ Monthly Review 17.186; Mar (1977): 21-21.
Long journey to the border : a life of John Mulgan. Auckland, Penguin 2003.
New Zealand Books 4.14; Oct (2004): 13-14.
New Zealand Journal of History 1.39; April (2005): 93-97.
JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 22; (2004): 170-175.
Landfall 207; May (2004): 174-178.
New Zealand Political Review 1.13; Summer (2004): 48-52.
North and South 213; Dec (2003): 118-120.
Sunday Star Times December 28 (2003): 5-5.
Dominion Post November 8 (2003): D14-D14.
Otago Daily Times January 17 (2004): 5-5.
Listener 3315.191; November 22 (2003): 56-59.
Sunday Star Times November 2 (2003): 31-31.
New Zealand Herald November 7 (2003): A18-A18.
Press November 8 (2003): D14-D14.
The Two Baxters : diary notes : with an essay by Vincent OSullivan. Wellington, Millwood 1979.
Millwood, Wellington, Listener 93.2083; December 8 (1979): 60-60.
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Criticism
Education 6.13; July (1964): 32.
1986.
New Zealand Books 5.5; (1995): 1-3-4.
Quote Unquote 33; Mar (1996): 36.
A sense of exile: essays in the literature of the Asia-Pacific region. Edited by B. Bennett and S. Miller. Nedlands, Centre for Studies in Australian Literature, University of Western Australia 1988: 181-187.
"A. R. D. Fairburn - definitions of emptiness." Comment 4.7; Sept (1966): 29-35.
"Brief permitted morning: notes on the poetry of Charles Brasch." Landfall 23; Dec (1969): 338-353.
Kamala Das : a Selection with Essays on her Work. Adelaide, Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English 1986.
1986.
Ralph Hotere. Auckland, Ron Sang Publications 2008.
"Roderick Finlayson : feeling for all creation." Listener 2072.93; September 22 (1979): 16-17.
The Unsparing Scourge : Australian Satirical Texts 1845-1860. Nedlands, W.A, Centre for Studies in Australian Literature, University of Western Australia 1988.
Landfall 42.4; Dec (1988): 459-461.
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Drama
Billy. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1990.
New Zealand Books 2.1; July 8 (1991): 8-8.
New Zealand Books 2.1; July 8 (1991): 8-8.
Otago Daily Times November 24 (1990): 21-21.
Dominion December 8 (1990): 7-7.
Australasian Drama Studies 18; April (1991): 209-211.
Dominion August 17 (1989): 15-15.
Dominion Sunday Times August 20 (1989): 14-14.
Evening Post November 24 (1990): 9-9.
Casement : saint or sinner?. 1996.
"The Yellow Bride." 1998.
Jones & Jones. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1989.
Australasian Drama Studies 18; (1991): 209-211.
Dominion December 23 (1989): 9-9.
Illusions 9; (1988): 8-10.
Listener 2543.122; November 26 (1988): 92-92.
Landfall 4.43; Dec (1989): 503-511.
"Qui etes-vous vraiment, Monsieur Meryon?." Sport 5; Spring (1990): 125-131.
"Qui etes-vous vraiment, Monsieur Meryon? ." Sport 5; Spring (1990): 125-131.
Shuriken. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1985.
55.55; April 1986.
Reviews Journal 1; (1986): 61-64.
"Historical elements in recent New Zealand drama." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 2; (1984): 15-22.
Act 5.8; Oct (1983): 55-55.
Landfall 39; Dec (1985): 525-528.
The lives and loves of Harry and George. UNPUBLISHED 1990.
Dominion Sunday Times October 28 (1990): 38-38.
Listener 128.2644; November 19 (1990): 103-104.
The Yellow Bride. 1998.
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Essay
" About my fathers business, or, whose word is it anyway? A footnote to Luke 2:49.." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 15; (1997): 1-15.
"A letter from Saigon." Comment 31; June (1967): 13-15.
"About my fathers business, or, Whose word is it anyway? A footnote to Luke 2:49." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 15; (1997): 1-15.
"After Culloden: remarks on the early and middle poetry of James K. Baxter." Islands 2; Autumn (1973): 19-30.
"Brief permitted morning : notes on the poetry of Charles Brasch." Landfall 92; Dec (1969): 338-353.
"Changing acts." Arts Advocate 3; Dec (1992): 4-5.
Chapter in: As Fair as New Zealand to Me: New Zealand writers in Katherine Mansfields Menton. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2000.
"Charles Harpur : Cultivation of the Wild." Westerly 31.1; Mar (1986): 64-76.
Exiles of the mind - the fictions of Janet Frame. In: The Ring of Fire : Essays on Janet Frame. Sydney, Dangaroo Press 1992: 24-30.
Flight from Certainty: The Dilemma of Identity and Exile. Amsterdam, Rodopi 2001: 134-139.
Harvest (almost) home. In: Of Pavlova, Poetry and Paradigms : Essays in Honour of Harry Orsman. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1993: 296-296.
James K. Baxter. In Poetry of the Pacific Region: proceedings of the CRNLE/SPACLALS Conference, Adelaide, 1983. Adelaide, Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English 1984.
James K. Baxter. In: Poetry of the Pacific Region : Proceedings of the CRNLE/SPACLALS Conference. Adelaide, Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English 18.9; 1984.
Race Day. Auckland, Collins 1982.
"Singing mastery : the poetics of Vincent Buckley." Westerly 34.2; June (1989): 50-57.
"The magnetic chain : notes and approaches to Katherine Mansfield." Landfall 29; (1975): 95-131.
"The persistence of talent : the poetry of Brian Turner." New Zealand Books 1.3; Winter (1993): 9-9.
The Two Baxters : Diary Notes.. Wellington, Millwood 1979.
The witness man. In: Oh to be a Writer, a Real Writer : winners of the Katherine Mansfield Short Story Award 1959-1999. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1999.
Urgently creating a past : remarks on James K. Baxter. In The writers sense of the past : essays on Southeast Asian and Australian literature. Singapore, Singapore University Press 1987: 94-101.
Urgently creating a past : remarks on James K. Baxter. In: The Writers Sense of the Past : Essays on Southeast Asian and Australian Literature. Singapore, Singapore University Press 1987: 94-101.
"Whose voice is where? On listening to Kamala Das." ACLALS Bulletin 7.2; (1985): 51-66.
"Wine, wisdom and so on." New Zealand Books 11.4; Oct (2001): 2-3.
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Interview
"Always my thoughts & feelings go back to New Zealand." Listener 314.3556; July 5 (2008).
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Non Fiction
Wellington: School Publications Branch, Dept of Education, 1973.
"CRNLE Reviews Journal." CRNLE Reviews Journal 1; (1993): 1-145.
Eminent Victorians: great teachers and scholars from Victorias first 100 years. Wellington: Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, 2000.
Evening Post September 8 (2000): 5-5.
Finding the Pattern, Solving the Problem : Katherine Mansfield, the New Zealand European: an inaugural address delivered on 11 October 1988. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1989.
Intersecting Lines : the Memoirs of Ian Milner. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1993.
Katherine Mansfield, selected letters. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Contemporary Review 257.1494; July (1990): 55-55.
Contemporary Review 257.1494; July (1990): 55-55.
Katherine Mansfield, Selected Letters. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989.
Katherine Mansfield’s selected stories : the texts of the stories, Katherine Mansfield--from her letters, criticism. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.
Katherine Mansfields selected stories : the texts of the stories, Katherine Mansfield - from her letters, criticism. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.
New Zealand Poetry in the Sixties. Wellington: School Publications Branch, Dept of Education, 1973.
School Publications Branch, Dept of Education, Wellington, 1973.
The Collected Letters of Katherine Mansfield. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984.
Quote Unquote 40; Oct (1996): 27-28.
Listener September 7 (1996): 44-44.
Otago Daily Times August 24 (1996): 22-22.
Quote Unquote 40; Oct (1996): 27-28.
Listener 118.2482; September 26 (1987): 58-58.
Evening Post July 16 (1993): 7-7.
New Zealand Books 3.2; Spring (1993): 10-11.
Ms Magazine 13; Nov (1984): 115-115.
New Statesman 108; September 14 (1984): 30-30.
Journal of New Zealand Literature 3; (1985): 61-70.
Otago Daily Times August 24 (1996): 22-22.
Listener September 7 (1996): 44-44.
Quote Unquote 40; Oct (1996): 27-28.
Metro 7.77; Nov (1987): 342-345.
Evening Post July 16 (1993): 7-7.
New Zealand Books 3.2; Spring (1993): 10-11.
JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 3; (1985): 61-70.
Listener 118.2482; September 26 (1987): 56-56.
The Collected Letters of Katherine Mansfield 4 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984.
"The magnetic chain : notes and approaches to KM." Landfall 114; June (1975): 95-131.
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Novel
Believers to the Bright Coast. Auckland: Penguin, 1998.
North and South 154; Jan (1999): 108-115.
Otago Daily Times February 10 (1999): 24-24.
New Zealand Herald November 14 (1998).
Dominion November 28 (1998): 22-22.
Listener December 12 (1998): 44-44.
Evening Post December 13 (1998): 5-5.
New Zealand Herald November 14 (1998): 6-6.
New Zealand Herald November 14 (1998): 6-6.
Let the River Stand. Auckland: Penguin, 1993.
Span 1.38; April (1994): 25-130.
Landfall 187; Autumn (1994).
Metro 150; Dec (1993): 164-168.
New and Notable 1.11; Mar (1994): 109-109.
GP Weekly April 27 (1994): 33-33.
Quote Unquote 6; Nov (1993): 32-32.
North and South Nov (1993): 157-159.
New Zealand Herald 2; December 20 (1993): 6-6.
Listener 2791.140; September 2 (1993).
Dominion September 23 (1993).
Otago Daily Times September 30 (1993).
Miracle : a Romance. Dunedin: J. McIndoe, 1976.
Islands 5; Mar (1977): 312-315.
Listener 84.1925; October 30 (1976): 64-65.
NZ Bookworld 31; Dec (1976): 23-23.
Listener 85.1946; April (1977): 34-34.
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Obituary
"Dear, I must be gone: Lauris Edmond, 1924-2000." Listener 172.3120; February 26 (2000): 42-43.
"Distinctive personality among early feminists." Evening Post August 21 (1997): 5-5.
"Funnier, meaner Sargeson beyond this good life." New Zealand Books 5.5; Dec (1995): 1-4.
"Scholarly journalist friend of the Pacific." Sunday Star Times January 12 (1997): A: 9-A: 9.
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Other
Akaroa. 1989.
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Photographs
Katherine Mansfield's New Zealand. Auckland, Golden Press 1974.
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Poetry
" The grooves of beauty; Country and self; Portrait of a city : morning; Portrait of a city : evening.." Landfall 56; Dec (1960): 317-321.
"’Once you’ve got the knack’, ’Seìance’, and ’Something’s Up’." Snorkel 8; (2008).
"A bit late, but still." Best New Zealand Poems (2001).
"Antigone." Landfall 52; Dec (1959): 300-300.
"Ariadne." Landfall 90; June (1969): 119-120.
Bearings. Wellington, Oxford University Press 1973.
Cave 4; Nov (1973): 15-17.
Islands 2; Summer (1973): 434-436.
Listener 72.1746; April 30 (1973): 46-46.
Landfall 27; June (1973): 171-175.
Blame Vermeer. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2007.
Landfall 218; Spring (2009): 154-158.
Bravado 10; July (2007): 50-51.
New Zealand Books 17.3; Spring (2007): 24-25.
Listener 209.3507; July 28 (2007): 44.
Brother Jonathan, Brother Kafka. Dunedin, J. McIndoe 1978.
Landfall 34; Sept (1980): 300-303.
Pacific Quarterly 7; Jan (1982): 45-46.
Pacific Quarterly 7; Jan (1982): 45-46.
Listener 95.2111; June 28 (1980): 73-73.
Comment 11; June (1980): 30-31.
Listener 95.2111; June 28 (1980): 73-73.
Comment 11; June (1980): 30-31.
Landfall 34; Sept (1980): 300-303.
Butcher & Co. Wellington, Oxford University Press 1977.
Comment 1.2; Feb (1978): 33-34.
NZ Bookworld 53; June (1979): 24-24.
"Butchers dozen." Islands 1.1; Spring (1972): 17-23.
"Candidates; For a dead child - Adelaide; The children." Comment: a New Zealand Quarterly Review Mar/April (1969).
Collected Poems. Auckland, Oxford University Press 1985.
Landfall 195; Autumn (1998): 174-176.
"Dear, I must be gone." Listener February 26 (2000): 42-44.
"Done with mirrors; Fair buck, my love." Comment: a New Zealand Quarterly Review 9; Dec (1979): 30-30.
"Downstage." Landfall 18; Dec (1964): 368-369.
"Driving south with Lucy to the Big Blue Hills." Quote Unquote 26; Aug (1995): 10-10.
"Elegy." Comment: a New Zealand Quarterly Review 10; Mar (1980): 21-21.
"Elegy for a schoolmate; Glendlough : December; Which wing the angel chooses." Landfall 67; Sept (1963): 221-223.
From the Indian Funeral. Dunedin, J. McIndoe 1976.
Further convictions pending : poems 1998-2008. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2009.
Takahe 69; (2010): 40-47.
New Zealand Books 19.3; (2009): 5.
English in Aotearoa 69; Oct (2009): 79-94.
Press Christchurch August 22 (2009): C10.
"Time flies, and you are in it." Listener 219.3611; July 25 (2009).
Fine Line Sept (2010): 11-12.
New Zealand Herald October 3 (2009): 46.
"Further instructions; A fingerless hand.." Landfall 140; Dec (1981): 442-443.
"Hanover fist." Listener 224.3657; June 12 (2010): 47.
"Hiroshima." Listener 132.2712; March 23 (1992): 52-52.
"History, for you." Broadsheet Night Press (2008).
"If our country was a horse etc." Comment: a New Zealand Quarterly Review 5; Nov (1978): 20-20.
Ill Tell You This Much. Wellington, Pemmican Press 2000.
JAAM: just another art movement Mar (2000): 183-187.
"In Parliament grounds." Landfall 138; June (1981): 134-134.
"In times of thanks and praise." New Zealand Books 3.1; Winter (1993): 11-11.
"Its straight on, no turning back." Listener 127.2628; June 23 (1990): 114-114.
"Last things." Landfall 119; Sept (1976): 245-245.
"Le miserable; Taking in the world." Landfall 204; Spring (2002): 92-94.
Lucky Table. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2001.
New Zealand Books 4.11; Oct (2001): 15-15.
Landfall 202; Nov (2001): 192-195.
Landfall 202; Nov (2001): 192-195.
The Press July 7 (2001): 24-25.
Listener (2001): 59-59.
Otago Daily Times July 26 (1990): 23-23.
Dominion April 7 (2001): 28-28.
New Zealand Herald May 26 (2001): E6-E6.
Sunday Star Times July 3 (2001): F2-F2.
"Lucky table; Dark night on the lake; Sleeping Beauty reflects." Landfall 200; Nov (2000): 103-106.
"Master plan." Listener 188.3283; April 12 (2003): 60-60.
"Matinee; The explorers wife: To say absence then; Excellent people." Poetry NZ 1; (1990): 23-26.
"Medusa; Look up at that sign." Landfall 82; June (1967): 139-140.
"Mr. Stevens, as ever; Portrait, one morning; Lover response theory." Poetry NZ 2; (1990): 3-5.
"Mrs Dempseys bright side." Listener December 2 (2000): 61-61.
Nice Morning for it, Adam. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2004.
New Zealand Books 4.14; Oct (2004): 12-12.
New Zealand Herald May 22 (2004): 29-29.
Listener 3345.194; June 19 (2004).
Landfall 208; Spring (2004): 208-110.
Otago Daily Times May 8 (2004): 3-3.
Dominion Post May 22 (2004): E10-E10.
Press May 29 (2004): D10-D11.
"Nice morning for it, Adam; After such events; All one can do, really; Cynics need not attend; Life sentence." Sport 31; Spring (2003): 89-94.
"Nightmare in high places." Listener 122.2541; November 12 (1988): 17-17.
"No news, nevertheless...; Setting it right; In the Sixties we hated allegory even more than dogshit caught under your jandal." JAAM: just another art movement 11; (1999): 45-47.
"Notes for outpatients." Landfall 127; Sept (1978): 245-247.
"Of Butcher, Baldy, related matters." Islands 3.2; (1973): 148-153.
"Off limits; After the cleansing; Small talk." Landfall 211; Autumn (2006): 43-46.
On Longing. Wellington, Four Winds Press 2002.
New Zealand Books 5.12; Dec (2002).
New Zealand Herald September 7 (2002): G6-G7.
Listener September 14 (2002): 60-61.
Dominion September 21 (2002): F13-F13.
"On the question of sustainability; Domestic." Landfall 221; Autumn (2011): 74-76.
"Only connect." Listener 233.3750; March 24 (2012): 51.
"Picture at an exhibition; Elegy : again; Love : revised version." Landfall 198; Spring (1999): 233-235.
"Plane people." New Zealand Books 21.2; Winter (2011): 8.
Revenants. Wellington, Prometheus Press 1969.
Listener 64.1604; July 20 (1970): 18-19.
"Sam Skull at the party." Landfall 188; June (1976): 142-143.
"Season." Sport 8; Autumn (1992): 45-45.
Seeing You Asked. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1998.
New Zealand Herald March 6 (1999): 9-9.
Dominion August 15 (1998): 22-22.
Listener Aug (1998): 47-47.
New Zealand Books 5.8; Dec (1998): 13-14.
Selected Poems. Auckland, Oxford University Press 1992.
CRNLE Reviews Journal 2; (1993): 115-118.
Stand 34; Fall (1993): 79-+.
New & Notable 3.9; July (1992): 10-19.
New Zealand Books 2.2; Sept (1992): 14-14.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4697; December 4 (1992): 22-22.
Evening Post April (1992): 5-5.
Otago Daily Times May (1992): 22-22.
The Press July 11 (1992): 10-10.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4679; December 4 (1992): 22-22.
Dominion April 21 (1992): 15-15.
New Zealand Herald 6.2; April 18 (1992).
Stand 34; Autumn (1993): 79-79.
CRNLE Reviews Journal 2; (1993): 115-118.
New Zealand Books 2.2; Sept (1992): 14-14.
Otago Daily Times May 16 (1992): 22-22.
The Press July 11 (1992): Sup. 10-Sup. 10.
New & Notable 9.3; June (1992): 10-19.
Dominion March 21 (1992): 15-15.
New Zealand Herald April 18 (1992): 2: 6-2: 6.
Evening Post April (1992): 5-5.
"Setting it right." JAAM: just another art movement 21; Mar (2004): 133-134.
"Sister cities." Listener 221.3630; December 26 (2009): 39.
"Talk about mates!." Vital Writing 3; (1991): 154-155.
That's the story. March 19 2012: 11.
The Butcher Papers. Auckland, Oxford University Press 1982.
Reviews Journal 1; July (1983): 88-90.
PPTA Journal 2; (1984): 50-51.
Listener 103.2245; February 12 (1983): 76-77.
New Outlook 1.2; Winter (1982): 35-35.
Landfall 37; Mar (1983).
Listener 103.2245; February 12 (1983): 76-77.
Reviews Journal 1; July (1983): 88-90.
Listener 103.2245; February 12 (1983): 76-77.
New Outlook 1.2; Winter (1982): 35-35.
Landfall 37; Mar (1983): 90-96.
NZPPTA Journal 2; (1984): 50-51.
"The Cheyenne party." New Zealand Books 5.4; Oct (1995): 14-14.
The child in the gardens : winter. 2002.
"The child in the gardens : winter; Why biographers fudge it; Authors bluff; Brief visitation; My friend the famous minimalist; Mid-sentence, so to speak." Sport 29; Spring (2002): 3-9.
"The girl on the beach knows how." Listener May 10 (2000): 43-43.
"The grieving process." New Zealand Books 6.2; June (1996): 5-5.
The movie may be slightly different. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2011.
Otago Daily Times June 11 (2011): 49.
Fine Line July (2012): 11-20.
North and South 304; July (2011): 98-100.
New Zealand Books 21.3; Spring (2011): 4.
English in Aotearoa 74; July (2011): 76.
Listener 229.3715; July 23 (2011): 38-39.
The Pilate Tapes. Auckland, Oxford University Press 1986.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4495; May 26 (1989): 593-593.
Listener 2470.116; June 27 (1987): 67-67.
Landfall 4.41; Dec (1987).
Listener 116.2470; June 27 (1987): 67-67.
Landfall 41.4; Dec (1987): 447-480.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4495; May 26 (1989): 593-593.
"The retired bruiser dreaming la bell dame at the least." New Zealand Books 12.5; Dec (2002): 2-2.
"The reversal, or, the stirring of the taniwha." Listener 192.3321; January 3 (2004): 26-28.
The Rose Ballroom, and Other Poems. Dunedin, J. McIndoe 1982.
Landfall 37; Mar (1983): 109-112.
Listener 111.2392; December 21 (1985): 72-72.
Listener 2245.103; February 12 (1983): 76-77.
Reviews Journal 1; July (1983): 88-90.
Listener 103.2245; February 12 (1983): 76-77.
Reviews Journal 1; July (1983): 88-90.
Landfall 37; Mar (1983): 109-112.
Three pieces for academe. In: Writing Wellington: twenty years of Victoria University writing fellows. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1999.
"Three poems from The Butcher papers : When the chant of love of your country winkles out the ture; On a day of gloom with the Missus Nasty; Baldy criticus." Landfall 141; Mar (1982): 19-21.
"To say absence then." Vital Writing 2; (1990): 148-148.
"Under new management." Landfall 194; Spring (1997): 201-202.
"Visiting; Late romatic; Pact; For Mara." Landfall 159; Sept (1986): 360-363.
"Wake up call." Otago Daily Times June 4 (2012): 15.
"Witness 217." Side Stream 19; (2009): 4.
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Profile
"Portrait of E.H. McCormick." Listener 98.2165; July 18 (1981): 19-20.
"Primavera; Secular thoughts." Sport 14; Autumn (1995): 108-109.
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Short Story
Dandy Edison for Lunch, and Other Stories. Dunedin, J. McIndoe 1981.
Listener 100.2193; February 6 (1982).
Landfall 37; June (1983): 234-237.
Listener 103.2245; February 12 (1983): 76-77.
Listener 103.2193; February 6 (1982): 72-72.
Listener 103.2193; February 6 (1982): 72-72.
New Outlook 1.1; Fall (1982): 72-72.
Listener 100.2193; February 6 (1982): 72-72.
New Outlook 1.1; Autumn (1982): 22-22.
Landfall 37; June (1983): 234-237.
Palms and Minarets : Selected Stories. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1992.
New Zealand Books 2.4; Mar (1993): 1-3.
Landfall 187; Autumn (1994): 131-134.
The Press August 29 (1992): Sup. 10-Sup. 10.
Otago Daily Times August 29 (1992): 20-20.
Listener 136.2742; October 17 (1992): 51-52.
Evening Post June 26 (1992): 5-5.
Dominion June 27 (1992): 11-11.
New Zealand Herald August 15 (1993): 2: 6-2: 6.
Pictures by Goya, and other stories. Auckland, Penguin 2006.
New Zealand Books 3.16; June 3 (2006).
New Zealand Books 3.16; June 3 (2006).
Press 3431.202; February 25 (2006): D 13-D 13.
North and South 240; Mar (2006): 111-113.
Otago Daily Times June 3 (2006): 6-6.
Dominion Post February 4 (2006): 15-15.
Dominion Post February 4 (2006): 15-15.
Listener 3431.202; February 11 (2006): 42-42.
"Still life." Landfall 209; Autumn (2005): 77-89.
Survivals, and Other Stories. Wellington, Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press 1985.
Landfall 40; (1986): 267-269.
Listener 111.2392; December 21 (1985): 72-72.
Landfall 40; June (1986): 267-269.
Listener 2392.111; December 21 (1985): 72-72.
"Table for three." Sport 32; Summer (2004): 232-246.
The Aloe, with Prelude. Wellington, Port Nicholson Press 1982.
JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 3; (1985): 61-70.
The Boy, the Bridge, the River. Dunedin, J. McIndoe 1978.
Islands 7; April (1979): 310-314.
NZ Bookworld 53; June (1979): 6-6.
Comment 5; Nov (1978): 29-30.
Listener 90.2022; September 30 (1978): 68-69.
Landfall 32; Dec (1978): 368-371.
Climate 29; Autumn (1979): 68-70.
The Snow in Spain: Short Stories. Wellington, Allen & Unwin 1990.
Listener 2630.127; July 9 (1990): 109-109.
Evening Post July 31 (1990): 9-9.
Dominion April 14 (1990): 9-9.
Otago Daily Times May 19 (1990): 21-21.
Press June 23 (1990): 27-27.
Landfall 45; Mar (1991): 115-117.
Landfall 45; Mar (1991): 115-117.
Dominion Sunday Times April 22 (1990): 15-15.
Press June 23 (1990): 27-27.
Listener 127.2630; August 6 (1990): 109-109.
Evening Post August 31 (1990): 9-9.
Dominion Sunday Times April 22 (1990): 15-15.
Dominion April 14 (1990): 9-9.
Otago Daily Times May 19 (1990): 21-21.
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Short Story Collection
Morriesons Motel. Auckland, Tandem Press 2000. (Note: Twelve New Zealand fiction writers contribute a chapter each to this short story collection-cum-novel)
Owen Marshall : selected stories. Auckland, Vintage 2008.
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Sound Recording
Behold the summer grass. Wellington, Radio New Zealand 1985.
The Yellow Bride. 1998.
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Symposium
"The citation for Dr E.H. McCormick." Turnbull Library Record 26.1/2; (1993): 7-8.
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Thesis
Oscar Wilde: a search for the ideal: a survey of Wides thought. Auckland, University of Auckland 1959.
 

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Anthology
Aotearoa Neuseeland. Edition Klaus Isele, Eggingen, 1994.
Morrissey, Michael. The Flamingo Anthology of New Zealand Short Stories. Flamingo, Auckland, 2000.
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Article
Ewan, J. "No longer sufficient?." NZ Bookworld 37; June (1977): 10-12.
Turnbull Library Record 12.1; May (1979): 52-53.
Turnbull Library Record 14.1; May (1981): 43-46.
Bertram, James. "Rewarding writing." Listener 98.2163; June 4 (1981): 27-28.
Dowling, Basil. "The poetry of Vincent OSullivan." Landfall 35; Dec (1981): 435-442.
Cusack, G. "Vincent OSullivans prose." Landfall 35; Dec (1981): 444-521.
Black, Sebastian. "Ways of seeing : Vincent OSullivans Shuriken." Landfall 40; Mar (1986): 57-75.
Gifkins, Michael. "Bookmarks : Winners and losers." Listener 117.2471; July 4 (1987): 50-50.
Gifkins, Michael. "Bookmarks: Celebrating the doyenne." Listener 121.2524; June 16 (1988): 67-67.
Dale, Judith. "Performing Katherine Mansfield." Landfall 43.4; Dec (1989): 503-511.
Mann, Phillip. "Tragic power in Vincent OSullivans Shuriken." Australasian Drama Studies 18; April (1991): 91-94.
Boyd, Sarah. "Czech poets kiwi connection of the Cold War years." Evening Post February 22 (1992): 27-27.
Riach, Alan. Vincent OSullivan. In: In the same room : conversations with New Zealand writers. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1992.
Sharrad, Paul. "From across the Tasman." CRNLE Reviews Journal 1; (1993): 135-137.
Shakespear, Vivienne. "Tired of the narcissism of New Zealand writing." Evening Post October 16 (1993): 15-15.
Murray, Stuart. "Vincent OSullivan : working with masks." CRNLE Reviews Journal 2; (1993): 115-118.
Shakespear, Vivienne. "A not so Pacific story collection." Evening Post February 4 (1994): 5-5.
Leigh, Jack. "Best fellow for prize." New Zealand Herald August 13 (1994): 7-7.
Tompkins, Joanne. "Re-orienting Australian drama : staging theatrical irony." Ariel 25.4; Oct (1994): 117-133.
Chamberlain, Jenny. "Vincent OSullivan : Menton man." North and South April (1994): 68-74.
Sharp, Iain. Knock shops, nuns and murderers. December 11 1998: 2-2.
Moore, Christopher. "New Zealand writing: the pros and cons." The Press June 3 (1999): 10-10.
O'Sullivan, Vincent. "Butcher, millennially speaking, wraps it up." Sunday Star Times January 2 (2000): 19-19.
Thomson, Margie. "Volumes of bile." New Zealand Herald May 12 (2001): E: 5-E: 5.
Stratford, Stephen. Dominion Post June 5 (2004): E: 5-E: 5.
Evans, Patrick. "Good keen men : weighing the cultural nationalists." History Now 10.3/4; (2004): 10-16.
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Criticism
Simpson, Peter. "Recent fiction and the Sargeson tradition." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 1; (1983): 17-30.
McNaughton, Howard. "Historical elements in recent New Zealand drama." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 2; (1984): 15-22.
Cochrane, Kirsty. "On the map: Vincent O'Sullivan, Fleur Adcock, Bill Manhire, Ian Wedde." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 2; (1984): 59-73.
Carnegie, David. "Recent New Zealand drama." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 3; (1985): 7-15.
Murray, Stuart. "Long after the dialectic : Ihimaera, Stead, O'Sullivan." Span 38; April (1994): 125-130.
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Essay
Arvidson, Ken O. "Curnow, Stead and O'Sullivan : major sensibilities in New Zealand poetry." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 1; (1983): 31-48.
Thompson, Mervyn. "Promise and frustration: New Zealand playwriting since 1975." Australasian Drama Studies 3.1; Oct (1984): 122-128.
Black, Sebastian. "What kind of a society can develop under corrugated iron? : glimpses of New Zealand history in New Zealand plays." Australasian Drama Studies 3.1; Oct (1984): 31-52.
Alcock, Peter. "Rites of passage : New Zealand poetry in transition 1985-1987." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 6; (1988): 30-48.
Wright, F. W. Nielsen. Two Wellington poets: W.H. Oliver and Vincent OSullivan: a critique. Cultural and Political Booklets, Wellington, 1997.
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Interview
"Interview : Vincent O'Sullivan." Act 8.5; Oct (1983): 53-53.
Mann, Phillip. "An interview with Vincent O'Sullivan." Auckland-Waikato Historical Journal 3; Spring (1986): 2-5.
Evans, Patrick. In the Same Room: Conversations with New Zealand Writers. Auckland University Press, Asheville, 1992.
Nicol, Ruth. "Interview with O'Sullivan." Quote Unquote 6; Nov (1993): 33-33.
Caffin, Elizabeth. "Visions and dreams." Quote Unquote 6; Nov (1993): 32-33.
Arthur, Garry. "High treason." The Press November 11 (1996): 11-11.
Sarti, Antonella. Spiritcarvers: interviews with eighteen writers from New Zealand. Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1998.
White, Margo. "Interview : Vincent O'Sullivan." Metro 269; Nov (2003): 103-103.
Westaway, Jane. "An enigmatic fellow; Right on." New Zealand Herald Canvas; June 19 (2004).
Stratford, Stephen. "Telling the truth as a born liar." Dominion Post June 19 (2004): E5.
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Short Story Collection
McLeod, Marion. Some other country: New Zealand's best short stories. Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2008.
Edmond, Lauris. Essential New Zealand short stories. Random House, Auckland, 2009.
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