The Red Tram

Author(s): C.K. Stead

NZ Poetry

The Red Tram by C K Stead is another fine collection by one of New Zealand?s best writers. It includes some Auckland poems, some moving memories of childhood, poems about horses and cows, even one about his own legs. There are his usual satirical poems taking weapons from the writers of the past and skewering the politicians of the present. He continues to reflect on Allen Curnow, as well as on Janet Frame, Dennis Glover and a range of overseas writers. All these poems are have energy, speed, humour and force and offer pleasure and delight to the reader.


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Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book of the Year Award Poetry Category 2005.

"""The Red Tram" is a collection that both entertains and inspires admiration." --"World Literature in Review


General Fields

  • : 9781869403300
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : December 2004
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : C.K. Stead
  • : Paperback
  • : 821.914
  • : 88