Story: Curnow, Thomas Allen Monro

The Penguin book of New Zealand verse

The Penguin book of New Zealand verse

Allen Curnow made the selection of poems and wrote the now-famous introduction to The Penguin book of New Zealand verse for its publication in London in 1960. The book was the first significant New Zealand literature published by Penguin.

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Reference: Allen Curnow, ed. The Penguin book of New Zealand verse. Auckland: Blackwood & Janet Paul, under license from Penguin Books, 1966

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Terry Sturm. 'Curnow, Thomas Allen Monro', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6c1/curnow-thomas-allen-monro/page-4 (accessed 21 November 2019)