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  • Author:
    Frank Sargeson
  • ISBN:
    0582717213
  • ISBN13:
    978-0582717213
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  • Publisher:
    Prentice Hall Press (April 1975)
  • Pages:
    352 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Short Stories & Anthologies
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Frank Sargeson, novelist and short-story writer whose ironic, stylistically diverse works made him the most widely known New Zealand .

Frank Sargeson, novelist and short-story writer whose ironic, stylistically diverse works made him the most widely known New Zealand literary figure of his da. He adopted the name Frank Sargeson (legally changing it in 1946), likely in an attempt to distance himself from his conviction and from the conservatism of his parents. He never obtained employment as a solicitor and ultimately relied on homegrown food to sustain him as he experimented with his writing. After submitting widely, he finally published a story in the Australian Woman’s Mirror in 1933 and that year began writing for the Auckland Star.

Norris Frank Davey (23 March 1903 – 1 March 1982) was a New Zealand short story writer and novelist who wrote under the pen name Frank Sargeson (/ˈsɑːrdʒəsən/). Sargeson was born in Hamilton, New Zealand on 23 March 1903. Although Sargeson became known for his literary depiction of the laconic and unsophisticated New Zealand working-class men, his upbringing was comfortable, albeit puritanical

The Stories Of Frank . .I came across Frank Sargeson while reading the autobiography of Janet Frame (to whom he was mentor and friend. Of varying quality but worth reading.

The Stories Of Frank .

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About this Item: Pelican Books, Middlesex England, 1982.

More by Frank Sargeson. The Hangover & Joy of the Worm ; 2 short novels. Man of England Now. Frank Sargeson. Once is enough;: A memoir. Never Enough! Frank Sargeson. Letters of Frank Sargeson.

Frank Sargeson's major achievement was to introduce the rhythms and idiom of everyday New Zealand speech to literature, although his technical sophistication makes even the short stories of the 1930s and 1940s much more than the mere transcription of reality for which they were.

Frank Sargeson's major achievement was to introduce the rhythms and idiom of everyday New Zealand speech to literature, although his technical sophistication makes even the short stories of the 1930s and 1940s much more than the mere transcription of reality for which they were sometimes mistaken. While his first stories were about the constricting effects of a puritan and materialistic society, many of his later writings celebrated the freedom of those who had escaped from it.

Sargeson, Frank, 1903-1982. Short stories, New Zealand. The undertaker's story. The Colonel's daughter. Just trespassing, thanks. Short stories in English - New Zealand writers - 1907 - Texts. Conversation with my uncle.

Frank Sargeson (21 March 1903 – 1 March 1982) was the pen name of Norris Frank Davey. He is considered one of New Zealand's foremost short story writers and often called "the father of New Zealand literature. His technique was to write the story without mentioning the setting.

17th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture and inaugural Sargeson Prize. Sargeson Prize - Short Story Competition.