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Research Guides

English: New Zealand Literature

This guide recommends resources for research in English language studies, British and American literature, and other literatures written in English.

Guides to Literature

  • Literary Research and the Literatures of Australia and New Zealand: Strategies and Sources - Faye Christenberry & Angela Courtney - Call Number: PR9604.3 .C47 2011
  • New Zealand Literature to 1977: A Guide to Information Resources (Gale, 1980)
  • New Zealand Literature (U of Waikato)
  • Studying New Zealand: A Guide to Sources (U Otago P, 1999)

Specialized Bibliographies

  • Journal of Commonwealth Literature, "Annual Bibliography of Commonwealth Literature."
  • Katherine Mansfield Society, "Bibliography"
  • New Zealand National Bibliography (National Library of New Zealand, 1966-; 2002- online)
  • New Zealand National Bibliography to the Year 1960 (Covers years 1889 - 1960)
  • New Zealand Novels & Novelists, 1861-1979: An Annotated Bibliography (Heinemann, 1981)
  • Year's Work in English Studies (English Association)

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

  • Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature (Oxford UP, 1998)
  • Oxford History of New Zealand Literature in English (Oxford UP, 1991)
  • Penguin History of New Zealand Literature (Penguin, 1990)
  • A Dictionary of the Maori Language (NZETC)
  • A Grammar & Vocabulary of the Language of New Zealand (NZETC)

Web Resources