y 'War to the Knife', or, Tangata Maori single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1899 1899
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Macmillan , 1899 .
      Extent: 420p.
      Reprinted: 1901 In this edition, 'Tangata' is misspelt as 'Tangati'

Works about this Work

Becoming Native : Australian Novelists and the New Zealand Wars Lydia Wevers , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 22 no. 3 2006; (p. 319-328)
In focussing on four Australian novels on the New Zealand (or Maori) Wars, Wevers discusses these questions: 'Why were Australian writers drawn to the New Zealand Wars as a fictional location, and how were these novels received in New Zealand? Who were their audience, and what narratives of colonial worlds were being worked through them?' (319).
y Writing the Colonial Adventure : Race, Gender and Nation in Anglo-Australian Popular Fiction, 1875-1914 Robert Dixon , Oakleigh : Cambridge University Press , 1995 Z480378 1995 single work criticism

Includes chapters on subjects ranging from the representation of property and ethics in 19th century novels, captivity narratives, romantic narratives, the occult, crime fiction and empire, and the representation of the 'Asiatic' in The Lone Hand.

Includes discussion of the influence of British writers H. Rider Haggard, Sir Walter Scott, Rudyard Kipling and Robert Louis Stevenson.

Honi Heke : The Maori as Aboriginal Hero in Australian Colonial Poetry Peter Pierce , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 16 no. 1 1993; (p. 105-110)
Rolf Boldrewood's War to the Knife : Narrative Form and Ideology in the Historical Novel Robert Dixon , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 12 no. 3 1986; (p. 324-334)
[Untitled] 1899 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian , 11 July 1899; (p. 5)

— Review of 'War to the Knife', or, Tangata Maori Rolf Boldrewood 1899 single work novel
Publications Received 1899 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 16 September 1899; (p. 567)

— Review of 'War to the Knife', or, Tangata Maori Rolf Boldrewood 1899 single work novel ; Bubbles, His Book Robert Francis Irvine 1899 single work children's fiction

This work contains an unfavourable review of Boldrewood's book about New Zealand, while Irvine's fairy stories, and especially Souter's artwork, are praised.

Books and Publications 1899 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 26 August vol. 59 no. 1592 1899; (p. 56)

— Review of 'War to the Knife', or, Tangata Maori Rolf Boldrewood 1899 single work novel
Literature. Books and Their Makers 1898 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Mail , 18 June vol. 65 no. 1980 1898; (p. 1276)
A review of recent reviews, including the reception of Boldrewood's story of the Maori wars.
[Untitled] 1899 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian , 11 July 1899; (p. 5)

— Review of 'War to the Knife', or, Tangata Maori Rolf Boldrewood 1899 single work novel
Publications Received 1899 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 16 September 1899; (p. 567)

— Review of 'War to the Knife', or, Tangata Maori Rolf Boldrewood 1899 single work novel ; Bubbles, His Book Robert Francis Irvine 1899 single work children's fiction

This work contains an unfavourable review of Boldrewood's book about New Zealand, while Irvine's fairy stories, and especially Souter's artwork, are praised.

Books and Publications 1899 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 26 August vol. 59 no. 1592 1899; (p. 56)

— Review of 'War to the Knife', or, Tangata Maori Rolf Boldrewood 1899 single work novel
Becoming Native : Australian Novelists and the New Zealand Wars Lydia Wevers , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 22 no. 3 2006; (p. 319-328)
In focussing on four Australian novels on the New Zealand (or Maori) Wars, Wevers discusses these questions: 'Why were Australian writers drawn to the New Zealand Wars as a fictional location, and how were these novels received in New Zealand? Who were their audience, and what narratives of colonial worlds were being worked through them?' (319).
Literature. Books and Their Makers 1898 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Mail , 18 June vol. 65 no. 1980 1898; (p. 1276)
A review of recent reviews, including the reception of Boldrewood's story of the Maori wars.
Honi Heke : The Maori as Aboriginal Hero in Australian Colonial Poetry Peter Pierce , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 16 no. 1 1993; (p. 105-110)
y Writing the Colonial Adventure : Race, Gender and Nation in Anglo-Australian Popular Fiction, 1875-1914 Robert Dixon , Oakleigh : Cambridge University Press , 1995 Z480378 1995 single work criticism

Includes chapters on subjects ranging from the representation of property and ethics in 19th century novels, captivity narratives, romantic narratives, the occult, crime fiction and empire, and the representation of the 'Asiatic' in The Lone Hand.

Includes discussion of the influence of British writers H. Rider Haggard, Sir Walter Scott, Rudyard Kipling and Robert Louis Stevenson.

Rolf Boldrewood's War to the Knife : Narrative Form and Ideology in the Historical Novel Robert Dixon , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 12 no. 3 1986; (p. 324-334)
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