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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Penguin Group (NZ) Ltd
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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