Browsing by Author "Moffat, Kirstine"

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  • Five imperial adventures in the Waikato

    Moffat, Kirstine (University of Waikato, 2013)
    Some late nineteenth-century exponents of the 'Novel of Adventure', or imperial adventure-romance, regarded colonial New Zealand as an attractive canvas for their tales of masculine daring in an exotic, rugged environment.3 ...
  • Instrument or object? The New Zealand piano on display

    Moffat, Kirstine (University of Waikato, 2011)
    The piano is rather a unique display item in the museum or the historic house. Firstly, whether an upright or a grand, the piano is an imposing, substantial object that occupies significant space within a setting and ...
  • Louisa Alice Baker

    Moffat, Kirstine (The Literary Dictionary Company Ltd, 2019)
    Louisa Alice Baker was the first professional New Zealand woman novelist, publishing seventeen books between 1894 and 1913. Most of her fiction was set in the New Zealand she lived in from the ages of 7 to 38, but all of ...
  • "The manliest and noblest of all pursuits and professions": Two preacher novelists

    Moffat, Kirstine (Victoria University Press, 2016)
    The secular character of New Zealand has become an accepted `facts of our time. Nevertheless, Christian organizations and discourses have played an important role in framing New Zealand's life and identity.
  • Multiple reading: text and theory

    Moffat, Kirstine (New Zealand Association for the Teaching of English, 2009-10)
    It was with great pleasure that I accepted an invitation to run a workshop at the recent NZATE Conference. The topic of my session was an overview of the use of literary theory in the teaching of English and that same focus ...

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