Janet Frame"s kingdom by the sea--Oamaru
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Published by Lincoln University Press with Daphne Brasell Associates in Canterbury, N.Z .
Written in English



  • Oamaru (N.Z.)


  • Frame, Janet -- Homes and haunts -- New Zealand -- Oamaru -- Pictorial works.,
  • Authors, New Zealand -- 20th century -- Biography -- Pictorial works.,
  • Oamaru (N.Z.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.,
  • Oamaru (N.Z.) -- Biography -- Pictorial works.,
  • Oamaru (N.Z.) -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 71).

StatementSheila Leaver-Cooper ; photographs by Ian S. Smith.
GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsSmith, Ian S.
LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.F7 Z77 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL434171M
ISBN 10090904905X
LC Control Number98142709

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Janet Frame was born Janet Paterson Frame in Dunedin in the south-east of New Zealand's South Island as the third of five children of Scottish New Zealand parents. She grew up in a working-class family. Her father, George Frame, worked for the New Zealand Government Railways, and her mother Lottie (née Godfrey), served as a housemaid to the family of writer Katherine : Janet Paterson Frame, 28 August , . Janet Frame was born in New Zealand railways, and her mother Lottie (née Godfrey), served as a housemaid to the family of writer Katherine Zealand's first female medical graduate, Dr Emily Hancock Siedeberg, delivered Frame at St. Helen's Hospital in Frame spent her early childhood years in various small towns in New Zealand's South Island provinces of [4].   Kingdom by the Sea Oamaru artist Tracey Vickers (left) and Janet Frame Eden Street Trust chairwoman Chloe Searle hold one of the artworks commissioned to be sold as merchandise at the Eden St home.   A slow-starting book by Paul Theroux about the trip around the outline of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the summer of , a pivotal time in British history during "Thatcherism" and economic collapse, the war in the Falklands, the troubles in Northern Ireland, football riots, skinheads, punk rock, the pope's visit and a railways strike/5().

The Kingdom by the Sea was a wonderful book combining my three favorite styles of survival story. Wilderness Survival: your basic garden variety rough it style, urban survival: saving, buying, and, packing to make ends meet, and mid ground survival with no place to go using both styles to live/5(40). Reviewed in the United Kingdom on J Verified Purchase. Fabulous novel from the excellent Janet Frame. This book is full of complexity, involving various storytellers at different stages of the work which is quite typical of Janet Frame. She offers rich and convincing metaphors and weaves a persuasive tale of the actual life lived Reviews: 3.   Nobel candidate: Janet Frame. Michael King. Fri 30 Jan EST. The author of 12 novels, four story collections, one book of poetry and three volumes of autobiography, Frame . New Zealand biography and travel Arnold, Thomas Letters of Thomas Arnold the Younger, Edited by James Bertram.

JANET FRAME, THE LITTLE CHILD IN US Lidia Conetti In the first place I must explain the title of my paper, 'Janet Frame, book should contain other such poems about Myrtle? 'Annabel Lee'?'It was many and many a year ago/ In a kingdom by the sea ' A kingdom by the sea! Oamaru, without a doubt. Oamaru, with its Janet Frame, the. That book was The Kingdom of Self. I came home that evening to an empty house, but I noticed a book on the table. I barely gave it a glance as I went about preparing myself something for dinner. As I sat eating my dinner, I opened the book rather mindlessly and began to read. I had to do something! I read half of the book and went to bed.   Janet's meeting with Bernard however and paradoxically puts an end to her creative efforts, as if creation excluded love/sex, or vice versa, which will be confirmed with the experience in Andorra where Frame asserts her belief in the impossible union of the two when she decides to reject El Vici Mario's proposal, and the offer of a life. However, Janet Frame wasn’t always so popular in town. When the Frame family moved to Oamaru from the very southern hinterlands of New Zealand, because of the children’s wild manners and the family’s somewhat lax notions of hygiene, they were known as “the feral Frames.” As Ralph put it, “Janet Frame’s mother was no Martha Stewart.”.