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Frank Sargeson

a life

by King, Michael

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Published by Viking in Auckland, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sargeson, Frank.,
  • Authors, New Zealand -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.S3 Z72 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination478 p. :
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL535900M
    ISBN 100670838470
    LC Control Number96113718

      Among what remained of Sargeson’s book collection, which included a copy of Ulysses bought in Paris in the late s during his only visit to Europe, was a shelf of New Zealand writers he encouraged or helped get into print: Frame, Lay, C.K. Stead, Dan Davin, Maurice Duggan, Kevin Ireland. ‘The Great Irrigation Scheme of New Zealand. New in , the Sargeson Prize is New Zealand's richest short story prize, sponsored by the University of Waikato. Named for celebrated New Zealand writer Frank Sargeson, the Prize was conceived by writer Catherine Chidgey, who also lectures in Writing Studies at the University.

    ‘That tiny fibrolite dwelling, set in the subsistence garden that Frank cultivated like a small farm,’ he wrote in his memoir Under the bridge and over the moon, ‘became a literary kingdom entirely without guards or frontiers and where the only cards of identity were books’.   ReadingRoom. Revealed: the truth about Frank Sargeson’s imprisoned lover Steve Braunias pursues the puzzle of the pāua shell painter who was imprisoned for having sex with Frank Sargeson – and finds a wildly different version of events than the official story as handed down by Sargeson’s biographer Michael King.

      The generosity of the Frank Sargeson Trust was my stepping stone into literary life, writes Catherine Chidgey, the driving force – and judge – Author: Catherine Chidgey. "A Great Day," a short story by New Zealand writer Frank Sargeson, was first published in Sargeson's collection of stories A Man and His Wife (Christchurch, New Zealand, ). It was reprinted in Sargeson's Collected Stories in (reprinted, ). Sargeson is one of New Zealand's best-known writers.


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