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Janet Frame in Her Own Words

Janet Frame

Published October 31st 2011
ISBN : 9780143566274
Hardcover
263 pages
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It is the desire really to make myself a first person.For many years I was a third person – as children are, they, she,and as probably oppressed minorities become, they.- Janet Frame, radio interview about writing her autobiography (1983)ForMoreIt is the desire really to make myself a first person.For many years I was a third person – as children are, they, she,and as probably oppressed minorities become, they.- Janet Frame, radio interview about writing her autobiography (1983)For the first time ever, this collection brings together Janet Frames published short non-fiction in one collected volume, as well as material never seen before. Letters spanning 50 years of Frames life are published alongside essays, reviews, speeches and extracts from interviews. This startling collection provides an unprecedented range of factual writings about herself, her life and her work. It reveals many aspects Janet Frames character that will challenge some long-standing myths and preconceptions about New Zealands most famous author.