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Mary Stanley


publications & biography


Mary Stanley: Bibliography

 

comp. Peter Simpson, September 2002

 

1. Books

Starveling Year. Christchurch: Pegasus Press, 1953

Starveling Year and other poems. Auckland, Auckland UP, 1994

2. Chronology of published poems 1937-1959

1937

Poeme, Craccum 7 June 1937

Blind Search, Craccum 13 July 1937, 6

Interlude, Kiwi, 1937, 61

1938

Reality, Manuka, 1938, 11

War (prose), Manuka, 1938, 22-23

I Prayed that You Would Come, Manuka, 1938, 32

1939

The Green Scarf, Kiwi, 1939, 54

1943

Perpetual Motion, New Zealand Best Poems 1943, ed. C.A. Marris, 26

1944

To B—, Lyric Poems 1928-1942, ed. C.A. Marris (Wellington, [1944]), 24

Song for the Oppressed, Lyric Poems 1928-1942, 25

1946

Love by Candlelight, NZ Listener, 24 May 1946, 21

The New Philosopher, NZ Listener, 24 May 1946, 21

To the Atom, NZ Listener, 24 May 1946, 21

1947

Phoenix, Kiwi, 1947, 25

Heraclitus at Epheseus Preached, Kiwi, 1947, 36

Time is a River, Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 3, 1947, 162 (also in Voices 133, 1948, 12-13

1948

Three Festivals, Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 4, 1948, 169-71

1949

Sestina, Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand 5, 1949, 141-42

1951

Sonnet, New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 1, 1951, 60 [aka Cut off by Tides…]

Two Sonnets for Stephen, New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 1, 1951, 60-61

1952

Commerce of Christmas, Here & Now, 2, 4, 1952, 4

The Widow, New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 2, 1952, 79

Whom God hath Joined, New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 2, 1952, 79-80 [aka Put off Constricting Day]

1953

Starveling Year, Christchurch, Pegasus Press, 1953

The Wrecks

Death of Procris

Sonnet for Riri

For my Mother

On Hermodorus

Record Perpetual Loss

Threefold Prayer

Puer Natus

Householder

Nursery Tale

Waking, the Rising Wind

The Shore in Retrospect

Per Diem et Per Noctem

The Wife Speaks

Sestina

Three Festivals

Night Piece

Pastorale

Two Sonnets for Stephen

Put off Constricting Day

Cut off by Tides

Address to Adam’s Heir

1956

An Anthology of New Zealand Verse, ed. Chapman and Bennett, Wellington, OUP, 1956

Per Diem et Per Noctem

Record Perpetual Loss

The Wife Speaks

1958

On Looking into a Glossy Magazine, Image 2, 1958, 1

For Dog Lovers, Image 4, 1958, 22

Morepork, Image 4, 1958, 74

1959

Poem for Felicity Sim, New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 8, 1958-59, 73

On Looking Into a Glossy Magazine, New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 8, 1958-59, 73-74

Morepork, New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 8, 1958-59, 74

3. Reviews of Starveling Year

(i) 1953 edition

James K. Baxter, NZ Listener (24 April 1953), 13
Louis Johnson, Here & Now 3.6 (April 1953), 32-33
A.W. Stockwell, Landfall 7 (June 1953), 139-40
Nancy Keesing, Southerly (1955), 93

(ii) 1994 edition

Paul Millar, New Zealand Books 4.1 (June 1994), 4
Joy Mackenzie, Printout 8 (Spring 1994), 57-60

Mary Paul, Landfall 188 (Spring 1994), 360-64

4. About Mary Stanley

M.K. Joseph, ‘Mary Stanley 1919-1980’, Islands 28 (March 1980), 87-88

Jill McLaren, ‘Mary Stanley’ in The Book of New Zealand Women, ed. Macdonald, Penfold and Williams. Wellington : Bridget Williams Books, 1991, 616-18

NZ Listener, ‘Prize-Winning Verse. Jessie Mackay Memorial: Award for 1945’ (24 May 1946), 21

Maryann Savage, Wound logic: The invincible Necessity of Mary Stanley. MA Thesis, University of Auckland, 1997

Peter Simpson, ‘One Slim Volume: Mary Stanley’, Listener (16 September 2000), 46-47

Kendrick Smithyman, Introduction to 1994 edition of Starveling Year.

 


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