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Ruth Gilbert

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"Remembering John Schroder 1885-1980." New York, Workman Landfall 136; Dec (1980): 404-407.
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"The 42nd International PEN Congress, Sydney, Australia, 11-17, 1977." Landfall 125; Mar (1978): 57-65.
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"And death shall have no dominion." Arts Year book 7; (1951): 112-114.
Breathings : Poems. Wellington, Original Books 1992.
Collected Poems. Wellington, Black Robin 1984.
Listener 2334.108; November 3 (1984): 46-47.
Complete Early Poems, 1938-1944 : With Six Later Pieces. Wellington, Original Books 1994.
Complete Sappho Poems of Ruth Gilbert. Wellington, Original Books 1998.
Dream, Black Nights Child : Poems. Wellington, Original Books 1993.
Early Poems, 1938-1944. Wellington, Cultural and Political Booklets 1988.
"From Tusitalas Island : Arrival; Images of Eden; Morning is for flowers; Flower language; Pollution; The Market; The Graves; The Pool; Storm; Vailima; Sunday in Apia; The Contrast; Hospital; Farewell." Landfall 127; Sept (1978): 259-264.
Gongyla Remembers : Poems. Wellington, Original Books 1994.
Lazarus and Other Poems. Wellington, A.H. and A.W. Reed 1949.
Listener 559.22; March 10 (1950): 12-12.
Landfall 2.4; June (1950): 162-163.
"Lazarus; Betrothed to Lazarus; The sisters of Lazaurus; Lazarus speaks." Landfall 1.2; Mar (1948): 25-26.
"Memo for a traveller." Listener 2631.127; August 20 (1990): 114-114.
More Early Poems, 1939-1944, & Five Later Pieces, With an Appendix. Wellington, Cultural and Political Booklets 1988.
Mysterious Eve : a Filmscript. Wellington, Cultural and Political Booklets 1989.
Dominion April 1 (1989): 9-9.
"Once in a marketplace; Still-born; Conductor to his baton." Arts Year book 6; (1951): 135-136.
"Overheard in a garden; Anthem." Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 4; (1948): 154-155.
"Phobia." Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 5; (1949): 134-134.
"Still centre; London snow; Child at the Tate; Dublin." Islands 3.8; Oct (1980): 262-263.
The Luthier : Poems. Wellington, Reed 1966.
The Sunlit Hour. London, Allen & Unwin 1945.
Here and Now May (1956): 29-30.
Landfall 38; June (1956): 151-154.
"Too many storeys high." Landfall 117; Mar (1976): 5-10.

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Else, Anne. "Not more than man nor less : the treatment of women poets in Landfall, 1947-1961." Landfall 156; Dec (1985): 431-446.
Needham, John. "Recent poetry and Coleridgean principles." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 3; (1985): 35-56.
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Wright, F. W. Nielsen. "Salt and snow: an essay." Cultural and Political Booklets, Wellington, Cultural Critique (1986).
Wright, F. W. Nielsen. Editorial Notes to Ruth Gilberts Early Poems, 1938-1944. Cultural and Political Booklets, Wellington, 1988.
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Wright, F. W. Nielsen. Two letters on tradition and structure in relation to the Alexandrians, an epic poem. Cultural and Political Booklets, Wellington, 1994.
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French, Anne. Twelve women poets of New Zealand: imperatives of shape and growth. University of Texas, Texas, 1967.
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