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James K. Baxter


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Anthology
A good handful: great New Zealand poems about sex. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2008.
A Selection of Poetry. Wellington: 1946.
Auckland: the city in literature. Auckland: Exisle Publishing, 2003.
Chosen Poems. 1958.
Contemporary New Zealand Plays. Wellington: Oxford University Press, 1974.
Notes on the Country I Live In. 1972.
The Cats Whiskers: New Zealand Writers on Cats. Auckland: Vintage, 2005.
The nature of things: poems from the New Zealand landscape. Nelson: Craig Potton Publishing, 2005.
The Night Shift : Poems on Aspects of Love. Wellington: Capricorn Press, 1957.
Landfall 12; (1958): 184.
Arena 49; (1958): 28.
Meanjin 17; (1958): 342.
Image 2; April (1958): 26.
Critic (1958): 5.
Numbers 9; Feb (1959): 63.
Poetry Chicago (1959).
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Article
"Talking of writing: a symposium of opinions." Here and Now 52; July (1956): 21-22.
"The Burns Fellowship." Landfall 22; Sept (1968): 237-248.
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Biography
"A problem of authorship." Mate 17; July (1969): 32-35.
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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Column
"Prize-giving speech." Here and Now 56; Dec (1956): 26-26.
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Criticism
NZ Listener 12; (1955).
NZ Listener 1260.49; (1963): 19.
NZ Listener (1964): 18.
NZ Listener 1366.53; Dec (1965).
NZ Listener 1718.71; (1972): 50.
Aspects of Poetry in New Zealand. Christchurch, Caxton Press 1967.
James K. Baxter as Critic : a Selection from his Literary Criticism. Auckland, Heinemann 1978.
Recent Trends in New Zealand Poetry. Christchurch, Caxton Press 1951.
Vision of a breadboard (K.S.).. In: The Iron Breadboard : studies in New Zealand writing. Wellington, Mermaid Press 1957.
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Drama
"Jack Winters dream." Landfall 39; Sept (1956): 180-194.
Jack Winters Dream. 1956.
Jack Winters Dream. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1979.
James K. Baxter Festival 1973 : four plays. Includes: Baxters theatre : a critical appraisal. by H. Smith . Wellington, Manaaki Society 1973.
"The band rotunda." Landfall 85; Mar (1968): 27-55.
"Baxters new play The Band Rotunda." Listener 57.1457; September 8 (1967): 19-19.
The Bureaucrat. 1968.
The Devil and Mr Mulcahy and The Band Rotunda. Auckland, Heinemann 1971.
"The Depot and Mr Mulcahy: a personal view of the 1987 Depot production of James K. Baxters play." Illusions 5; (1986): 20-22.
"The director and dramaturgy: James K. Baxters The Devil and Mr Mulcahy." Illusions 5.2; (1986): 23-24.
"A note on the symbolic landscape of James K. Baxters play The Devil and Mr Mulcahy." Illusions 5; (1986): 17-19.
The Sore-footed Man and The Temptations of Oedipus. Auckland, Heinemann 1971.
The Spots on the Leopard. 1967.
Three Mimes. 1968.
Two Plays : The Wide Open Cage and Jack Winters Dream. 1959.
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Essay
About the Globe Theatre. In Rosalie and Patric Carey Present the Globe Theatre 1968. Dunedin, Globe Theatre 1968.
"Beginnings." Landfall 75; Sept (1965): 237-240.
Beginnings: New Zealand authors tell how they began writing. Wellington, Oxford University Press 1980.
Early New Zealand [and] Modern New Zealand poetry. In Adult Education Discussion Course: New Zealand Literature.. Wellington, Adult Education Dept., Victoria University College 1953.
"Essay on the higher learning." Spike (1961): 61-64.
Ewig. In: The Iron Breadboard : Studies in New Zealand Writing. Wellington, Mermaid Press 1957.
New Zealand in Colour. Wellington, Reed 1961.
"Notes towards an aesthetic." Salient Literary Issue Sept (1953): 28-31.
"Poetry in New Zealand." Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 2; (1946): 111-114.
"Seven year old poet; The First communion." Landfall 72; Dec (1964): 309-315.
"Some notes on drama." Act 3 July (1967): 20-22.
Spark to a waiting fuse : James K. Baxters correspondence with Noel Ginn, 1942-46. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2001.
New Zealand Books 12.3; (2002): 21-22.
World Literature Today 77.2; July (2003): 94-95.
The girl and the breadboard. In: The Iron Breadboard : Studies in New Zealand Writing. Wellington, Mermaid Press 1957.
"The world of the creative artist." Salient Literary Issue Sept (1955): 20-26.
"Writing and existence.." Education 12; Aug (1963): 16-19.
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Interview
"Drama among the faceless. Interview with Arthur Baysting." Listener 60.1530; February 7 (1969): 9-9.
"Jack Winters Dream." Listener 39.996; September 19 (1958): 8-9.
Shots Around the Target: an Arts Festival Talk. New Plymouth, New Zealand Arts Festival Committee 1966.
"The Jerusalem experience." Listener 68.1668; October 18 (1971): 19-19.
"Writers in conference." Here and Now 9; June (1951): 27-28.
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Letter
Here and Now Sept (1957): 8-8.
Here and Now Feb (1957): 4-4.
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Motion Picture
The road to Jerusalem. Auckland, 1997.
"Living words." Evening Post July 10 (1997): 35-35.
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Poetry
A Bucket of Blood for a Dollar : a conversation between Uncle Sam and Rt Hon K. Holyoake. Christchurch, 1965.
A Death Song for Mr Mouldybroke. Christchurch, 1968.
A pair of sandals. Best New Zealand Poems. 2001.
A Small Ode on Mixed Flatting. Christchurch, Caxton Press 1967.
A Walking Stick for an Old Man. Wellington, CMW Print 1972.
Autumn Testament. Wellington, 1972.
Baxter Basics. Wellington, 1979.
Beyond the Palisade. Christchurch, Caxton Press 1944.
Blow, Wind of Fruitfulness. Christchurch, Caxton Press 1948.
Charm for Hilary. Christchurch, 1949.
"Conversation about writing." NZ Monthly Review 6; Sept (1965): 28-28.
"Conversation in a garden; News from a pacified area; Getting stoned on the night air; Morning in Jerusalem; Letter to Bob." Landfall 97; Mar (1971): 3-8.
"Cressida : a lyric sequence." Landfall 18; June (1951): 92-103.
"Dirge; Charm for Hilary; Thoughts of a dying Calvanist; Rocket show." Arts Year book 6; (1950): 122-124.
"Election 1960." Comment: a New Zealand Quarterly Review 7; Autumn (1961): 20-20.
"Elegy for Boyle Crescent." Islands 1.1; Spring (1972): 24-31.
"Encounter with Venus." Landfall 75; Sept (1965): 243-243.
"Events and editorials: Baxters collected poems." Islands 8/9; June (1981): 102-120.
"Five sestinas : Winter in Jerusalem; On the shortest day of the year; The dark welcome; Song to the father; Letter to Peter Olds." Landfall 103; Sept (1972): 220-225.
Four God Songs. 1972.
"Four poems." Here and Now 3.8; June (1953): 30-30.
"Green figs at the table; The descent of Orpheus; The cake seller; Song for a Christmas cracker." Landfall 43; Sept (1957): 188-192.
Hart Crane a poem. Christchurch, 1948.
Howrah Bridge and Other Poems. London, Oxford University Press 1961.
In Fires of No Return. London, Oxford University Press 1958.
James K. Baxter: poems. Auckland, Auckland University Press 2009.
English in Aotearoa 68; July (2009): 59-62.
Jerusalem Blues 2. 1971.
Jerusalem Daybook. Wellington, 1971.
Jerusalem Sonnets : Poems for Colin Durning. Dunedin, 1970.
"New Jerusalem sonnets: 6 anonymous parodies." Spleen 1; (1975): 3-3.
Lament for Barney Flanagan. Wellington, 1954.
"Letter to a Catholic Poet." Dialectic 6; Aug (1970): 23-27.
Letter to Peter Olds. Dunedin, 1972.
"Letter to the world.." Landfall 34; June (1955): 105-106.
"Li Po in spring; Storm; To a poplar tree." Landfall 1.1; Mar (1947): 25-27.
"Line in abscence; For this is Orpheus music; Lazarus; Early settlers; Let time be still." Arts Year book 3; (1947): 149-150.
"Look, Islander." Here and Now 2.12; Sept (1952): 35-35.
Mine Eyes Dazzle. Christchurch, Pegasus Press 1951.
Arts Year book 7; (1951): 138.
Listener 661.26; March 7 (1952): 12.
Here and Now 2.6; Mar (1952): 38.
Arena 30; Mar (1952): 19.
Poetry Chicago 81; (1953): 335.
"Notes made in winter." New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 10; (1961): 13-15.
Ode to the Mayor of Hamilton. 1970.
Oil. Wellington, School Publications Branch, Dept of Education 1959.
"On the death of her body." Landfall 58; June (1961): 111-111.
"On the side of life." New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 4; (1954): 23-26.
Pig Island Letters. London, Oxford University Press 1966.
"Reading Pig Island Letters as a sermon.." Span 21; Oct (1985): 152-170.
"Kenosis in Baxters Pig Island letters." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 109-120.
Poems to a glass woman: 1944-1945. Wellington, Victoria University Press 2012.
Poems Unpleasant. Christchurch, Pegasus Press 1952.
NZ Listener August 1 (1952): 13-13.
Landfall 6; (1952): 242-242.
Rapunzel : a Fantasia for Six Voices. Wellington, 1953.
"Recollections of school days." NZ Monthly Review 6; Mar (1966): 17-19.
"Resolutions at thirty." Here and Now 58; Mar (1957): 17-17.
Runes. London, Oxford University Press 1973.
"Seances; Mining town; Eccentrics." Landfall 89; Mar (1969): 51-53.
Selected poems of James K. Baxter. Auckland, Auckland University Press 2010.
"Seraphion; Perseus." Landfall 26; June (1953): 114-116.
"Sestina : to my wife." Landfall 10; June (1949): 106-107.
"Sestina of the river road." Wanganui River Annual (1989): 12-12.
"Seven poems from India: Air flight to Delhi; At Shalimar; Howrah Bridge; The carvers; Nizamuddin; Night in Delhi; Elephanta." Landfall 54; June (1960): 160-165.
"Since this is parting; Morning and evening calm; The breaking centre." Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 5; (1949): 129-130.
Six Faces of Love. Wellington, Futuna Press 1972.
"Song; Easter sonnet; From winter vials; Clarity." Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 1; (1945): 128-130.
Stonegut Sugarworks, Junkies & the Fuzz, Ode to Auckland, and other poems cover title Ode to Auckland. Dunedin, 1972.
The Ballad of Calvary Street. Wellington, 1960.
The Ballad of the Stonegut Sugarworks. Auckland, 1969.
"The Bay; Returned soldier; Earth does at length; Lie deep, my love." Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 2; (1946): 115-116.
The Bone Chanter : Unpublished Poems 1945-1972. Wellington, Oxford University Press 1976.
"The Book of Hours." Landfall 22; June (1952): 145-146.
"The cave." Landfall 2.1; Mar (1948): 27-27.
"The clowns coat." Landfall 38; June (1956): 135-136.
The Coaster. Wellington, School Publications Branch, Dept of Education 1959.
"The fallen house." Landfall 17; Mar (1951): 43-43.
The Fallen House. Christchurch, Caxton Press 1953.
The Fire and the Anvil. Wellington, 1955.
The Flowering Cross. Dunedin, 1970.
The Gunners Lament. Wellington, 1965.
The Holy Life and Death of Concrete Grady : Various Uncollected and Unpublished Poems. Wellington, Oxford University Press 1976.
The Iron Breadboard. Wellington, 1957.
The Labyrinth : Some Uncollected poems 1944-1972. London, Oxford University Press 1974.
"The leave-taking." Landfall 38; Dec (1953): 247-257.
The Lion Skin. Dunedin, 1967.
The Man on the Horse. Dunedin, University of Otago Press 1967.
The Old Earth Closet. Wellington, Wai-te-ata Press 1965.
"The return." Landfall 41; Mar (1957): 34-34.
The Rock Woman : Selected Poems. London, Oxford University Press 1969.
"And the clay man? Refections on The Rock Woman, Selected Poems by James K. Baxter." Landfall 25; (1971): 9-19.
"The rocks." Landfall 94; June (1970): 109-109.
"The shape of grief." Comment: a New Zealand Quarterly Review 4; Winter (1960): 18-18.
"The sword within the mind; On a poet turned critic." Here and Now 3.9; June (1953): 22-22.
The Travellers Litany. Wellington, 1955.
The Trawler. Wellington, School Publications Branch, Dept of Education 1961.
The Tree House and Other Poems for Children. Wellington, 1974.
Thoughts About the Holy Spirit. Wellington, Futuna Press 1973.
"Three mimes: 1. The woman; 2. The axe and the mirror; 3. The cross." Landfall 116; Dec (1975): 328-333.
"To God the Son." Landfall 36; Dec (1955): 292-293.
"To my father in spring; Mother and son." Landfall 80; Dec (1966): 365-367.
"To my father; Hart Crane; To ward off demons; Virginia lake." Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 4; (1948): 143-147.
"To the city of Corinth; Song for a wet Saturday." Here and Now 3.5; Mar (1953): 5, 21-5, 21.
Two Obscene Poems. 1974.
"Venetian blinds; Wild bees; The morgue; The hermit; On entering Lyttleton Harbour; Poem in the Matukituki Valley; To my wife." Landfall 13; Mar (1950): 7-14.
"Winter sea; Winter poem to my wife; Air flight north; The river; Reflections at Lowburn ferry." Landfall 83; Sept (1967): 254-258.
"With stubble and overcoat." Listener November 26 (1965): 25-25.
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Short Story
"Sisyphus and the angel." Comment: a New Zealand Quarterly Review 5; Spring (1960): 29-30.
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Short Story Collection
Out of town: writing from the New Zealand countryside. Christchurch, Shoal Bay Press 1999.
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Sound Recording
Barney Flanagan and Other Poems. 1973.
Baxter. Auckland, National Music Radio 2000.
"An interview with Charlotte Yates." JAAM: just another art movement 19; May (2003): 55-62.
"Autumn testament to Baxter legend." Evening Post March 20 (2000): 10-10.
"Making music for the words of an old friend." National Music Radio, New Zealand Herald February 21 (2000): B: 6-B: 6.
"Making words sing : Baxter project takes the poems off the page." Otago Daily Times February 25 (2000): 22-22.
"Baxters second coming." Sunday Star Times March 5 (2000): F: 1-F: 1.
Jack Winters Dream : a New Zealand Drama. 1978.
 

Works about:

Anthology
Baxter, James K. Notes on the Country I Live In. 1972.
Jones, Lawrence. Nurse to the imagination: 50 years of the Robbie Burns Fellowship. University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 2008.
Hunt, Sam. James K. Baxter: poems. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2009.
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Article
Sinclair, Keith. "New Zealand literary history." New Zealand Journal of History 12.1; April (1978): 69-74.
"30 great graduates." Evening Post March 14 (1998): 7-9.
Rabbitt, Lindsay. "The (new) Jerusalem." Sunday Star Times March 28 (1999): F: 1-F: 1.
Houlahan, Mike. "Making words sing : Baxter project takes the poems off the page." Otago Daily Times February 25 (2000): 22-22.
Mayston, Blair. "Mystery solved." Otago Daily Times April 13 (2000): 37-37.
Mayston, Blair. "Photographic memory of Baxter." Otago Daily Times April 11 (2000): 3-3.
Simpson, P. "McCahon in 1947-48: a new date, a lost exhibition and some letters." Art New Zealand 100; Spring (2001): 88, 130-93, 131.
Pirie, Mark. "An interview with Charlotte Yates." JAAM: just another art movement 19; May (2003): 55-62.
Houlahan, Mike. "Poets for whom death is no exit." Dominion Post February 22 (2003): F: 13-F: 13.
Eldred-Grigg, Stevan. "Speaking frankly of Frank and James K." New Zealand Books 13.3; Aug (2003): 5-5.
Jones, Lawrence. "Fine collection of fellows." Otago Daily Times September 20 (2008): 49,53.
Foote, Christopher. "The Post Office in the New Zealand imagination By : Foote, Christopher. ." Mail Coach 44.3; (2008): 86-93.
McCrystal, John. "A new Jerusalem." NZ Listener 218.3600; May 9 (2009): 36-38.
Nolly, Ross. "Pilgrimage to historic paradise." Heritage Matters 20; (2009): 36-39.
Middleton, Stuart. "The day Baxter came to school." New Zealand Education Review 14.21; (2009): 16.
Newton, John. "The hippies at the pa ." Sunday Star Times May 3 (2009): C7.
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Biography
Paisley, John. "James K. Baxter: poet & student." Review Dunedin (1963): 74-78.
Dawick, John. "The changing Baxter." Listener 56.1446; June 23 (1967): 7-7.
Baxter, James K. "A problem of authorship." Mate 17; July (1969): 32-35.
Weir, John Edward. The Poetry of James K. Baxter. Oxford University Press, Wellington, 1971.
Bollinger, Conrad. "A poet passes." NZ Monthly Review 13.140; Dec (1972): 7-7.
James K. Baxter, 1926-1972: a memorial volume. Alister Taylor Publishers, Wellington, 1972.
Campbell, Alistair. "Impressions of the earlier Baxter." Landfall 27; Sept (1973): 179-184.
Roddick, A. "James K. Baxter 1926-1972." Listener 72.1741; March 26 (1973): 49-49.
Edmond, Lauris. "James K. Baxter: poet of responsibility." Affairs Feb (1973): 9-99.
Weir, John Edward. "An interview with James K. Baxter." Landfall 28; (1974): 241-250.
O'Sullivan, Vincent. James K. Baxter. Oxford University Press, Wellington, 1976.
Weir, John Edward. A man went on a search : the life and writings of James K. Baxter. In From Dante to Solzhenitsyn : essays on Christianity and literature. Tertiary Christian Studies Programme, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 1978.
O'Sullivan, Vincent. The Two Baxters : diary notes : with an essay by Vincent OSullivan. Millwood, Wellington, 1979.
Edmond, Lauris. Horizontal Press, Wellington, Listener 95.2114; July 19 (1980): 77-77.
McNaughton, Howard. "From Animism to Expressionism in the early James K. Baxter." Kunapipi 2.2; (1980): 49-57.
Oliver, Stephen. Letter to James K. Baxter. Horizontal Press, Wellington, 1980.
Bertram, James. New Zealand poets in retrospect. Radio New Zealand, Wellington, 1986.
McKay, Frank. The Life of James K. Baxter. Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1990.
Oliver, W.H. James K. Baxter: a portrait. Godwit Press/Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1994.
Adcock, Fleur. "Wielding the jawbone of an ass." New Zealand Books 4.2; Aug (1994): 1, 11-12.
Southam, Barry. "Hippy haven." Metro 216; June (1999): 92-97.
Minehan, Mike. O Jerusalem : James K. Baxter : an intimate memoir. Hazard Press, Christchurch, 2002.
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Column
Evans, S. "James K. Baxters challenge for society." Dominion March 3 (1990): 13-13.
Bell, Dougal. "Shedding new light on Baxter." Evening Post May 7 (1997): 24-24.
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Criticism
Bertram, James. "Two New Zealand poets." Education 2.3; July (1949): 56.
Bertram, James. "Two New Zealand poets." Education 2.4; Sept (1949): 59-61.
Knox, Ray. "James K. Baxter: the earlier poems." New Zealand's Heritage. Paul Hamlyn, Wellington, 1971.
Baxter, James K. James K. Baxter as Critic : a Selection from his Literary Criticism. Heinemann, Auckland, 1978.
Stead, C.K. In the Glass Case: Essays on New Zealand Literature. Auckland University Press : Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1982.
Oliver, W.H. "Recent literary biography." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 2; (1985): 47-58.
Bertram, James. New Zealand poets in retrospect: eight New Zealand poets, no longer living, are placed in social and poetic context. Replay Radio, Wellington, 1986.
Manhire, Bill. "Breaking the line: a view of American and New Zealand poetry." Islands 3.2; Dec (1987): 142-154.
Stead, C.K. Answering to the Language : essays on modern writers. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1989.
Riach, Alan. James K. Baxter and the dialect of the tribe. In Opening the book: new essays on New Zealand writing. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1995.
Leggott, Michele. Opening the Book: New Essays on New Zealand Writing. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1995.
James, Trevor. Pitched at the furthest edge: religious presence and the landscape in contemporary New Zealand poetry. In: Mapping the Sacred: Religion, Geography and Postcolonial Literatures. Rodopi, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2001: 131-152.
Stead, C.K. Kin of Place. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2002.
Millar, Paul. "James K. Baxter's Indian poems." Ka Mate Ka Ora 3; Mar (2007): 1-19.
Wright, F. W. Nielsen. A critique of seven of James K Baxter’s plays: an essay . Cultural and Political Booklets, Wellington, 2010.
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Drama
Smith, H. James K. Baxter Festival 1973 : four plays. Includes: Baxters theatre : a critical appraisal. by H. Smith . Manaaki Society, Wellington, 1973.
Riddell, Michael. Jerusalem, Jerusalem . UNPUBLISHED, 2002.
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Essay
Hart-Smith, W. "The poetry of James K. Baxter." Meanjin 11; Summer (1952): 382-390.
Vogt, Anton. "University writers." Here and Now 4.1; Oct (1953): 34-35.
Smith, H.W. "James K. Baxter: the poet as playwright." Landfall 22; Mar (1968): 56-62.
Parker, Marilyn. "Three mimes." Landfall 22; Mar (1968): 63-65.
Weir, John Edward. "The green Inn - some reflections on the poetry of James K. Baxter." Comment 10; April (1970): 22-28.
"A tribute to James K. Baxter." NZ Monthly Review 13.139; Nov (1972): 4-4.
Simpson, Tony. "Baxter at Jerusalem." Cave 2; Aug (1972): 28-35.
Bertram, James. "Poet of extremes." Listener 71.1724; November 20 (1972): 8-9.
Turner, Brian. "The forest of a man: James Keir Baxter, 1926-72." Lipsync 2; Dec (1972): 1-3.
Weir, John Edward. "A voice for the living: James K. Baxter 1926-72." Education 22.1; (1973): 27-30.
O'Sullivan, Vincent. "After Culloden: remarks on the early and middle poetry of James K. Baxter." Islands 2; Autumn (1973): 19-30.
McNaughton, Howard. "Baxter as dramatist." Islands 2; Winter (1973): 184-192.
Moody, David. "For James K. Baxter." Meanjin 32; June (1973): 219-224.
Stead, C.K. "Towards Jerusalem: the later poetry of James K. Baxter." Islands 2; Autumn (1973): 7-18.
Olds, Peter. "Two personal memories of James K. Baxter." Islands 2; Autumn (1973): 2-7.
Broughton, W. S. "A discursive essay about Jerusalem." World Literature Written in English 14; April (1975): 69-90.
Davidson, John. "James K. Baxter and the classics." Islands 4; Summer (1975): 451-464.
McNaughton, Howard. "John Casserley in interview." Landfall 29; (1975): 333-335.
"New Jerusalem sonnets: 6 anonymous parodies." Spleen 1; (1975): 3-3.
Shadbolt, Maurice. James K. Baxter. In Love and Legend: some 20th century New Zealanders. Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1976.
Summers, J. "Talking to him in his coffin : poetic tribute." New Quarterly Cave 1.4; Oct (1976): 83-86.
Doyle, M. "James K. Baxter : the Jerusalem writings." Literary Half-Yearly 18.1; (1977): 100-116.
Alcock, Peter. James K. Baxter and the terror of history : the de-colonisation of a New Zealander. In Awakened Conscience: studies in Commonwealth literature. Sterling Pubs., New Delhi, 1977.
Young, Y. "A poet for a son." Listener 96.2128; October 25 (1980): 14-16.
Davidson, John. "Odysseus, Baxter and New Zealand poetry." Landfall 34; June (1980): 107-119.
McKay, Frank. "Baxters Jerusalem poetry." Landfall 35; Mar (1981): 66-76.
James, Trevor. "James K. Baxter." Landfall 35; Dec (1981): 492-494.
Marsack, Robyn. "Towards Jerusalem." PN Review 8.5; (1981): 34-35.
James, Trevor. "Towards the Wanganui - the poetry of James K. Baxter." London Magazine Mar (1982): 20-34.
Stevens, P. New Outlook Oct/Nov (1983): 38-38.
Theobald, G. PSA Journal 70.10; Nov (1983): 20-20.
Malcolmson, W. New Zealand Womans Weekly December 12 (1983): 124-127.
Hall, Wanda. Archifacts 4; (1983): 25-25.
Jackaman, R. "James K. Baxter: ways of failing." Landfall 37; Sept (1983): 335-347.
James, Trevor. "Poetry in the Labyrinth: the poetry of James K. Baxter." World Literature Written in English 22; Autumn (1983): 342-351.
Horrocks, Roger. "The invention of New Zealand." And 1; Aug (1983): 9-30.
James, Trevor. Landfall 38; Sept (1984): 352-354.
Russell, K. Reviews Journal 2; Dec (1984): 74-77.
James, Trevor. "Baxters two-horned poetry and its critics." Landfall 38; Dec (1984): 459-466.
Hay, R. "James K. Baxter and the Holy Spirit." Latimer 83; Mar (1984): 3-6.
O'Sullivan, Vincent. James K. Baxter. In Poetry of the Pacific Region: proceedings of the CRNLE/SPACLALS Conference, Adelaide, 1983. Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Adelaide, 1984.
Sharrad, Paul. "Poets in a second-grade heaven : social criticism in New Zealand poetry, 1964-1966." Poetry of the Pacific Region: proceedings of the CRNLE/SPACLALS Conference, Adelaide, 1984. (1984).
Cooper, Ronda. "Recent New Zealand poetry." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 2; (1984): 23-43.
Chan, Stephen. "A Godly dissidence: In Memoriam, James K. Baxter 1926-1972." NZ Monthly Review 280; Sept (1985): 18-20.
Isaac, Peter. "City desk." Wellington City Magazine Oct (1985): 20-21.
Russell, K. "Reading Pig Island Letters as a sermon.." Span 21; Oct (1985): 152-170.
Mann, Phillip. "A note on the symbolic landscape of James K. Baxters play The Devil and Mr Mulcahy." Illusions 5; (1986): 17-19.
Smart, Dulcie. "The Depot and Mr Mulcahy: a personal view of the 1987 Depot production of James K. Baxters play." Illusions 5; (1986): 20-22.
Carnegie, David. "The director and dramaturgy: James K. Baxters The Devil and Mr Mulcahy." Illusions 5.2; (1986): 23-24.
Pirie, David. "The last poems of James K. Baxter: lighting up the darkness." Span 2; Mar (1986): 4-5.
Simpson, Peter. "The trick of standing upright: Allen Curnow and James K. Baxter." World Literature Written in English 26.2; Autumn (1986): 369-378.
Williams, Dale. Listener 119.2496; December 19 (1987): 86-86.
Williams, Mark. "Surveys 1985-86: Literary recession : New Zealand fiction, 1985 - mid 1986." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 5; (1987): 14-27.
O'Sullivan, Vincent. Urgently creating a past : remarks on James K. Baxter. In The writers sense of the past : essays on Southeast Asian and Australian literature. Singapore University Press, Singapore, 1987: 94-101.
Weir, John Edward. "James K. Baxter: a voice for the living." New Zealandia 4; Aug (1989): 19-22.
Geraets, John. "Literary biography in New Zealand." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 7; (1989): 87-105.
"New Baxter biography." Otago Daily Times May 17 (1989): 26-26.
Meek, A. "Grey mythologies." Antic 8; Dec (1990): 16-20.
Moynihan, C. "In search of the real Baxter." New Zealandia 12; April (1990): 38-42.
Riach, Alan. "James K. Baxter and the dialect of the tribe." New Literatures Review 20; Winter (1990): 12-18.
McLaren, John. "The boundaries of the audience." Span 30; April (1990): 2-17.
Loates, Lynn. "The man who shot angels." More 83; May (1990): 38-48.
McCrystal, John. "The road to Jerusalem." Pacific Way 30; Jan (1990): 56-59.
Stead, C.K. "Fear of flying." Metro 118; April (1991): 128-131.
O'Brien, Gregory. "After bathing at Baxters." Sport 11; Nov (1993): 122-157.
Gordon, I. Dominion August 27 (1994): 16-16.
Smith, Charmian. "Friends talk of Baxters life and art." Otago Daily Times August 24 (1994): 23-23.
Beard, Tom. "More than the myth he became." New Zealand Books 4.2; Aug (1994): 9-10.
Sharp, Iain. "My grudge against Baxter." Quote Unquote 14; Aug (1994): 12-14.
Oliver, W.H. "The virtue of defeat." New Zealand Books 4.2; Aug (1994): 1, 11-12.
Hawes, Tara. "A tribesman cut off from his tribe : Baxter and the family." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 39-45.
Wilson, Janet. "Archie, Millicent and James: the Baxter autobiographies." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 47-64.
Cleary, Farrell. "Baxters plays : the search for life before death." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 133-142.
Simpson, P. "Candles in a dark room : James K. Baxter and Colin McCahon." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 157-188.
McQueen, Cilla. "Cilla McQueen on Summer 1977(1967) by James K. Baxter." Quote Unquote 22; April (1995): 10-11.
Ensing, Riemke. "Images of Baxter (poet & prophet) : the resurrection." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 189-210.
Drummond, Wilhelmina. "Insights into James K. Baxters personality and the New Zealand cultural environment : 1950s to 1970s : a human development perspective." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 23-28.
Phillips, Russell. "James K. Baxter : a dialogue with his later theological and philosophical thought in the context of Aotearoa/New Zealand." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 267-284.
Isichei, Elizabeth. "James K. Baxter : religious sensibility and a changing church." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 235-256.
Brown, Danielle. "James K. Baxter : the identification of poet and the authority of the prophet." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 133-142.
Matthews, Richard. "James K. Baxter and Kopua." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 267-284.
Davidson, John. "James K. Baxter at Colonus." AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association 83; May (1995): 43-54.
Russell, K. "Kenosis in Baxters Pig Island letters." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 109-120.
Brooke, Sebastian. "One Baxter : a study of James K. Baxters ballads." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 103-108.
Manhire, Bill. "Stranger at the ranchslider." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 11-22.
Jensen, Kai. "The drunkard and the hag : James K. Baxters use of Jung." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 211-234.
Jones, Lawrence. "The mythology of place : James K. Baxters Otago worlds." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 65-96.
Broughton, W. S. "Troubled by his own absurdity? an examination of some of the last sonnets of Baxter." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 143-156.
Broughton, W. S. "Vonney Allans account of James Baxters death." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 13; (1995): 285-290.
Rickerby, Helen. "Mother and temptress, nature and death: James K. Baxters representations of women." JAAM: just another art movement 3; Feb (1996): 44-47.
Bowron, Jane. "Her own voice : emerging from James K. Baxters shadow." Sunday Star Times January 5 (1997): D-D.
Millar, Paul. "The tension of belief: some remarks on the criticism of James K. Baxters poetry." Span 45; Oct (1997): 103-108.
Whiteford, Peter. "He Waiata o Hemi : an unpublished poem by James K. Baxter." Kotare - New Zealand Notes & Queries 2.1; May (1999): 8-13.
Millar, Paul. "He who would be a poet : James K Baxters early poetry manuscript books." Kotare - New Zealand Notes & Queries 2.2; Nov (1999): 28-43.
Millar, Paul. Spark to a waiting fuse : James K. Baxters correspondence with Noel Ginn, 1942-46. Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2001.
Stead, C.K. James K. Baxter : a loss of direction. In: Stead, C.K. Kin of Place : Essays on 20 New Zealand Writers. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2002.
Stead, C.K. James K. Baxter : towards Jerusalem. In: Stead, C.K. Kin of Place : Essays on 20 New Zealand Writers. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2002.
O'Brien, Gregory. "No dream but life : James K. Baxters Spark to a Waiting Fuse and Peter Jacksons Lord of the Rings : a notebook, 19 December 2001." Sport 28; (2002): 95-108.
Smith, Charmian. "Poet touched many lives." Otago Daily Times September 19 (2002): 29-29.
Stead, C.K. Towards Jerusalem: the later poetry of James K. Baxter. In Kin of Place. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2002.
Riddell, Michael. "A poet for our Christ? The myth of James K Baxter." Stimulus: the New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought and Practice 11.1; Feb (2003): 35-41.
Rodgers, Jackie. "Baxter, poet and man of faith." English in Aotearoa 50; Sept (2003): 72-73.
Millar, Paul. "Hemi te Tutua/ Jim the Nobody : the gap and the void in the poetry of James K Baxter." Stimulus: the New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought and Practice 11.1; Feb (2003): 9-16.
Riddell, Michael. "James K Baxter: a bibliography." Stimulus: the New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought and Practice 11.1; Feb (2003): 58-59.
Steer, Philip. "The Jerusalem theology of James K Baxter." Stimulus: the New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought and Practice 11.1; Feb (2003): 9-16.
Dennison, John. "Truth that is shared : James K. Baxters cross-cultural metaphors and Pakeha identity." Stimulus: the New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought and Practice 11.1; Feb (2003): 42-47.
Manhire, Bill. "After-hours." World Literature Today: A Literary Quarterly of the University of Oklahoma 78.2; May (2004): 29-31.
Strang, Barbara. "Looking through the same window." Takahe 51; Autumn (2004): 35-37.
Hughes, Beryl. "We came to Karori, July 1951." Stockade 37; (2004): 5-10.
O'Brien, Gregory. "High country weather." Listener 203.3447; June 3 (2006): 34-36.
"Newsflash : Baxters forgotten silver." Booknotes 154; Winter (2006): 12-13.
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Interview
Locke, Elsie. "Writers in conference." Here and Now 9; June (1951): 27-28.
Baxter, James K. "Jack Winters Dream." Listener 39.996; September 19 (1958): 8-9.
Baxter, James K. Shots Around the Target: an Arts Festival Talk. New Zealand Arts Festival Committee, New Plymouth, 1966.
Baxter, James K. "Drama among the faceless. Interview with Arthur Baysting." Listener 60.1530; February 7 (1969): 9-9.
Hay-Campbell, Ian. "The Jerusalem experience." Listener 68.1668; October 18 (1971): 19-19.
O'Hare, Noel. "Reporting Baxter aright." Listener 126.2610; March 19 (1990): 101-101.
Wood, Briar. "Between the roses and the taupata." Hecate 20.2; (1994): 175-182.
Parmenter, Michael. "New sentence follows dance stars full stop." New Zealand Herald April 20 (1999): A: 14-A: 14.
"The songs of James K Baxter." Evening Post September 30 (1999): 22-22.
Yates, Charlotte. "Autumn testament to Baxter legend." Evening Post March 20 (2000): 10-10.
Cunliffe, Simon. "Resurrecting Baxter." North and South 209; Aug (2003): 30-31.
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Motion Picture
Grieve, William. The road to Jerusalem. Auckland, 1997.
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Non Fiction
"James K. Baxter: Worksheets." Malahat Review 5; Jan (1968): 114-117.
Winans, A.D. "James K. Baxter (1926-1972)." Second Coming San Francisco. 3.1/2; (1974): 6-10.
Davidson, John. "Catullus, Horace and Baxter." Islands 5; Autumn (1976): 86-94.
Doyle, Charles. James K. Baxter. Twayne Publishers, Boston, 1976.
Davidson, John. "Philoctetes down under." AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association 47; (1978): 49-56.
Lyon, Barbara. A preliminary bibliography of works by and works about James K. Baxter. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 1979.
McNaughton, Howard. "Baxters strong ghost." Landfall 35; Mar (1981): 62-66.
Parr, C. Introducing James K. Baxter. Longman Paul, Auckland, 1983.
Newton, John. The double rainbow: James K. Baxter, Nga&772;ti Hau and the Jerusalem commune. Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 2009.
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Photographs
Firth, Clifton. Landfall 12; Dec (1949): 328-329.
New Zealand writers. Set 2 (picture). 1989.
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Poetry
Lindsay, G. "There was a recognition: commemorative poem." Pilgrims 2.3; (1978): 166-166.
Baxter, James K. "Events and editorials: Baxters collected poems." Islands 8/9; June (1981): 102-120.
Oliver, W.H. Godwit Press/Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1994.
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Sound Recording
Bridger, Grant. The life of James K. Baxter. Word Pictures, Auckland, 1995.
Yates, Charlotte. Baxter. National Music Radio, Auckland, 2000.
Reid, Graham. "Making music for the words of an old friend." National Music Radio, New Zealand Herald February 21 (2000): B: 6-B: 6.
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Thesis
Paisley, John. The double vision: local and universal in the work of two New Zealand poets. University of Otago, Dunedin, 1966.
Weir, John Edward. Man without a mask: a study of the poetry of James K. Baxter. University of Canterbury, Canterbury, 1968.
Lawson, D.W. Greek myth in four plays by James K. Baxter. University of Otago, Dunedin, 1974.
Geraets, John. James K. Baxter : a theology of communality. University of Auckland, Auckland, 1978.
Ciccone, Luisa. Lamore e la donna nella poesia di James K. Baxter. Universita degli Studi di Roma, Rome, 1983.
Newton, John. Thats me trying to step out of that sentence : an approach to some recent New Zealand poetry. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 1987.
Harkiman, . The poetry of death: a thematic study of the verse of James K. Baxter and Chairil Anwar. Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 1993.
Edwards, Annette Elizabeth. The construction of a prophet : Colin McCahon and the New Zealand literati. University of Auckland, Auckland, 2001.
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