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James K. Baxter: 1951 Writers' Conference

Poet James K. Baxter is fifth from left in this photograph of participants at the Writers' Conference held in Christchurch in 1951. At the conference Baxter captivated his audience with a lecture that was subsequently published as Recent trends in New Zealand poetry.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-031258- F
Photograph by W. McKaskell

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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/photograph/42919/james-k-baxter-1951-writers-conference (accessed 23 November 2019)

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