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An Absurd Ambition: Autobiographical Writings by Eric H. McCormick PDF

By Eric H. McCormick

ISBN-10: 1869401565

ISBN-13: 9781869401566

Eric McCormick used to be, from approximately 1940 until eventually his demise in 1995, considered one of New Zealand's such a lot exceptional writers and students. He pioneered the appreciation and learn of the painter Francis Hodgkins, and he wrote a number of biographies. The autobiographical fragments accumulated right here were edited to make a coherent quantity, tracing his origins in Taihape, to college and collage in Wellington, to schoolteaching in Nelson, to Cambridge and during his wartime reports and position as editor of Centennial courses. It comprises his sensible observations of social behaviour, recorded with a dry wit.

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