Title: The New Zealand Novel 1860-1965

Author: Joan Stevens

Publication details: Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd, 1966

Digital publication kindly authorised by: Sylvia Johnston

Part of: New Zealand Texts Collection

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The New Zealand Novel 1860-1965


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Preface page 7
1—Early Days: Maori and Settler (1860-1890) 9
2—Preaching and Interpreting (1890-1910) 22
3—The Forerunners (1910-1939) 35
4—The Depression 50
5—The Forties 63
6—The Fifties I: The War in Fiction and some Light Relief 79
7—The Fifties II: The Harvest Begins 95
8—Postscript I: Light Fiction 113
Postscript II: Serious Fiction 117
I. Notes for Critical Discussions of Six Novels 131
II. Topics for Study and Discussion 150
III. Sources of Quotations 155
IV. References 156
Index of New Zealand Authors 157