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James K. Baxter, 1926-1972

James K. Baxter, 1926-1972

a memorial volume.

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Published by Alister Taylor Pub. in [Wellington .
Written in English

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  • Baxter, James K.

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    ContributionsBaxter, James K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.B3 Z72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5091819M
    LC Control Number74163363

    Selected Poems by James K. Baxter, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. By Baxter, James K. Edited by Millar, Paul James K. Baxter () is one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable poets, yet he has been too little regarded of outside his native New Zealand.

      James K. Baxter was born in Dunedin, the son of pioneering pacifist Archibald Baxter, author of We Will Not Cease (), and Millicent Brown, daughter of Professor John Macmillan Brown. These two sides of his personality, the idealist and the intellectual, warred in him for the rest of his life. James K. Baxter () one of the major English language poets of this century, was a man of contradictions. This biography presents his many faces: the gloomy adolescent, brooding on sex and death, the roaring boy, the family man, `head between thumbs at mass', the long-haired founder of a community for the casualties of society, and all the stages in between.

    'James K. Baxter () is one of the major English language poets of this century. From the moment he burst on an unsuspecting New Zealand with his first book, Beyond the Palisade, published when he was only eighteen, it was clear that his were talents beyond even the extraordinary. He was a man of contradictions. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of James K Baxter books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.


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James K. Baxter () Poet, playwright, critic, a Christian guru, one of the central figures in New Zealand's literature after World War II.

Baxter published more than 30 books of poetry before his death at the age of Baxter opposed Western materialism, and advocated social change and the spiritual values of Catholic faith and Maori.

James K. Baxter ( - ) Books by this author: Selected Poems About; James K. Baxter was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, in He attended Quaker schools in New Zealand and England, and in enrolled at the University of Otago. He published his first collection of poetry. Selected Poems by James K.

Baxter,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Download Selected Poems - James K. Baxter Paul Millar ebook. James K. Baxter (—) is one of New Zealand’s most celebrated poets, and is also known for his plays. Inwhile 1926-1972 book in his teens, Baxter published his first book, Beyond The his early days he was very influenced by the work of Dylan Thomas.

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James K Baxter - A Memorial VolumeAuthor: James K.; various contributors] [Baxter. The poetry of James K Baxter () has won wide acclaim.

First published inthis selection of poems from all periods of his writing has become the standard introduction to his work for the student and general reader. The full range of his poetry is represented and the important sequences have been included in full. The editor, himself a poet and critic, was also a close friend.

OCLC Number: Notes: Includes works by James K. Baxter and others. Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Preface / Alister Taylor --The cold hub / James K. Baxter --James K. Baxter s to the s --In the fifties and seventies / Brian Bell --Pig Island letter / Baxter --Letter to Jim / Maurice Shadbolt --Let time be still / Baxter --Jerusalem 25 October James K.

Baxter is one of New Zealand’s most celebrated poets. Born in Dunedin, Baxter started writing poetry at an early age; his first collection of poetry, Beyond the Palisade (), was critically acclaimed although he was just 17 years old and a student at the University of Otago when it was published.

He followed his initial success with two further volumes of poems: Blow, Wind of. - Buy Selected Poems book online at best prices in India on Read Selected Poems book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 4. Many people treasure the poetry of James K. Baxter (), a complex and gifted poet at the forefront of his generation.

This edition includes all poems from collections and broadsheets. The poems are carefully edited, with brief textual notes where necessary, and are arranged inchronological order of Seller Rating: % positive.

View of the Whanganui River from along the Whanganui River Road. Photo by Jacqui McGowan via Wikimedia Commons. Jerusalem, Whanganui. Poet and playwright James K.

Baxter () gained early critical success after his first book of poems was published when he was just 17 years old. Baxter was from Dunedin, but in followed a dream that had instructed him to go to.

James K. Baxter () is one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable poets, yet he has been too little regarded of outside his native New Zealand. In this innovative selection, Paul Millar, the expert on Baxter, gathers his most powerful and celebrated poems - political, lyrical and spiritual - with some of his more unexpected writings.

Download Widely considered to be the greatest poet New Zealand has produced, James K. Baxter () was full of contradictions: a poet who spent much of his time exercising a concern for society's outcasts; a man with intense loyalty to his country who frequently condemned its institutions; a devout convert to Roman Catholicism whose life did not follow many of the usual practices of the.

One year later a boulder inscribed ‘Hemi / James Keir Baxter / i whanau / i mate ’, was placed on his grave. Two small selections of Baxter’s religious writing were published posthumously, and several volumes of previously unpublished verse were followed by the publication of his Collected poems inCollected plays in.

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Baxter (–), of New Zealand, and most Americans—no, Today the book, and the rest of Baxter’s forties verse, seems less original than it did to Curnow, though it is stunning as student work, revealing a young man’s quick assimilation of Thomas, Louis MacNeice, and.The Life Of James K.

Baxter book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. James K. Baxter () one of the major English language /5(K).