How We Remember: The Meaning of Gallipoli

How We Remember: The Meaning of Gallipoli

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780864739353
Publisher: Victoria University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


Charles Ferrall teaches English literature at Victoria University–Wellington. He is the author of several books, including Henry Lawson in New Zealand and Modernist Writing and Reactionary Politics. Harry Ricketts is a poet, a literary biographer and essayist, and a professor in the English program at Victoria University–Wellington. He is the author of the literary biography Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

1 Cecil Bernard Carrington, of Awakino John Campbell 15

2 Te Ao o Tumatauenga: A Theatre of War John R. Broughton 19

3 Gallipoli: Not Dead Yet, But a Prisoner in Turkey Jane Hurley 25

4 Kua Whewehe Matou!: Breaking up the Maori Contingent and the ordering home of four of its officers Monty Soutar 49

5 Gallipoli Footprints Christopher Pugsley 80

6 Maurice Shadbolt's Gallipoli Myth Charles Ferrall 94

7 Fanny's War Anna Rogers 109

8 Mark Briggs: Absolutism and the Price of Dissent David Grant 119

9 'I Discovered a Scandal and Mr Mackay Shot Me': Retelling Charles Mackay and D'Arcy Cresswell's First World War Paul Diamond 131

10 The First World War and Truth Redmer Yska 147

11 Waves of War John Priestley 160

12 The Sins Simon During 168

13 King and Country: A dramatic journey through the First World War Dave Armstrong 175

14 The First World War: A Close up from a Distance C. K. Stead 184

15 Behind the Twisted Wire: Studies of First World War Art Jenny Haworth 195

16 'Could be Father in a Lemon Squeezer Hat?': the Long Shadow of War Sandy Callister 207

17 Memorials and Medals: Pinning on the Past like a Decoration John Horrocks 217

18 Lest We Forget: Remembering, and Forgetting, New Zealand's First World War Jock Phillips 228

19 The Blood and the Bones Jane Tolerton 241

20 We Who Imagine Hamish Clayton 246

Endnotes 253

Contributors and Editors 273

Index 277

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