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James K. Baxter: poetry criticism

James K. Baxter's Recent trends in New Zealand poetry, published in 1951, prompted one reviewer to describe him as 'the profoundest critic we have'. It presented an alternative viewpoint to the nationalism of fellow poet Allen Curnow.

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Reference: James K. Baxter, Recent trends in New Zealand poetry. Christchurch: Caxton Press, 1951

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Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, 'Criticism and the arts - The nationalism debate, 1930s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/42920/james-k-baxter-poetry-criticism (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, published 22 Oct 2014