Kōrero: The New Zealanders

Owls do cry

Owls do cry

During the 1950s, intellectuals had a rather more critical view of their fellow New Zealanders, presenting them as puritanical, hypocritical and – as in Janet Frame’s powerful 1957 novel Owls do cry – repressive of creativity.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Janet Frame, Owls do cry. Christchurch: Pegasus, 1957.

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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - Post-war New Zealanders', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/1978/owls-do-cry (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 20 May 2015