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Christian Karlson Stead

Christian Karlson "Karl" Stead is a New Zealand writer whose works include novels, poetry, short stories, and literary criticism. He is one of New Zealand's most well-known and internationally celebrated writers.

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My literary criticism has become less specifically academic. I was really writing literary history in The New Poetic, but my general practice of writing literary criticism is pretty much what it always has been. And there has always been a strong connection between being a writer - I feel as though I know what it feels like inside and I can say I've experienced similar problems and solutions from the inside. And I think that's a great advantage as a critic, because you know what the writer is feeling.
However well you know the French language you've learnt it the wrong way, not as a native speaker would. That's my problem as well. — © Christian Karlson Stead
However well you know the French language you've learnt it the wrong way, not as a native speaker would. That's my problem as well.
Most New Zealanders want to travel overseas. We're a great travelling nation. It's hard to imagine simply not moving from here, especially as time went on and became cheaper and easier. When I first travelled it was four and a half weeks by sea each way.
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