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Ursula Bethell


Publications and Biography  


Two portraits of Ursula Bethell by Toss Woollaston, courtesy of Toss Woollaston Trust

Photographs from the Ursula Bethell Collection at the University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Library


‘Sun went behind a cloud Jan 24th, 6pm’ : 14 paintings by Ursula Bethell

Curated and introduced by Bronwyn Lloyd from archives at the Macmillan Brown Library

On-line works

Text from Ursula Bethell: Collected Poems, 2nd ed. edited by Vincent O’Sullivan (Victoria UP, 1997) except where otherwise stated. The author’s estate and nzepc gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of Victoria University Press.

Note on the Text

From a Garden in the Antipodes (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1929)

From Time and Place (Caxton, 1936)

From Day and Night (Caxton, 1939)

From Collected Poems (Caxton, 1950)

Six Memorials

From ‘By the River Ashley’

Prose by Ursula Bethell

About Ursula Bethell



Last updated 12 June, 2024