Kōrero: Criticism and the arts

Biographical criticism

Biographical criticism

A tradition of literary biography was established in New Zealand in the 1950s, but from the 1980s numbers of biographies of writers and artists began to mount up. These influenced wider critical debates and helped explain some significant artistic movements.

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Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, 'Criticism and the arts - Critical approaches, 1980s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42940/biographical-criticism (accessed 15 October 2019)

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