Terry Sturm is a Professor of English at the University of Auckland
and a leading critic and scholar of New Zealand and Australian
writing. He was the editor of The Oxford History of New Zealan...
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Unsettled Spirit, An
The Life and Frontier Fiction of Edith Lyttleton (G.B. Lancaster)
Edith Lyttleton, under the name of G.B. Lancaster, wrote over a
novels and some 250 short stories, mostly narratives of romance and
adventure set in the remote back country of New Zealand, Australia,
and Canada. She was New Zealandís most widely read author overseas
the first half of the twentieth century, reaching millions of
readers. Writing first from her familyís Canterbury sheep station
in the face of fierce parental opposition, she later traveled widely
to research her stories in the Yukon, Nova Scotia, and Tasmania.
University of Calgary Press
Illustrated with 60 B&W photographs
Published by the University of Calgary Press and
the University of Auckland
320 pp., 6.00" x 9.00", 2004