Story: Curnow, Thomas Allen Monro

Early days yet

In this extract from the film Early days yet, named for Curnow’s 1997 collection and directed by Shirley Horrocks, Curnow's wife, Jeny, describes the poet’s enthusiasm for life. Sometimes she found it difficult to keep up with him, as he approached everything with such energy.

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Point of View Productions
Reference: Early days yet: a profile of the poet Allen Curnow [videorecording]. Director/producer: Shirley Horrocks. Auckland: Point of View Productions, 2001

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How to cite this page:

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 17 November 2019)