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Terry Sturm Terry Sturm i(A19109 works by) (birth name: Terence Laurie Sturm) (a.k.a. T. L. Sturm)
Born: Established: 1941 Auckland, Auckland (Region), North Island,
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
; Died: Ceased: 25 May 2009 Auckland, Auckland (Region), North Island,
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,

Gender: Male
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Terry Sturm graduated from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and from Leeds University, United Kingdom. He was appointed a lecturer at the University of Sydney in 1967, senior lecturer in 1972 and associate professor in 1978. He contributed to The Oxford History of Australian Literature (1981), notably the chapter on drama and theatre.

In 1980 Sturm returned to the University of Auckland as Professor of English and in 2001 he became Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Arts at Auckland University. He retired in 2006. He edited The Oxford History of New Zealand Literature in English (1991). In 1990 he was awared a CBE for services to New Zealand literature.

Source: Harriet Veitch, 'Kiwi Scholar Loved Language', Sydney Morning Herald (22 June, 2009): 14

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Social Context of Brennan's Thought 1968 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 28 no. 4 1968; (p. 250-271)
Sturm argues that Australia provided the most immediate context for Brennan's sense of the external world. In Poems Brennan sees through the "material", which is Australia, to provide "as complete a poetic statement of the pressures of a colonial situation as Henry Handel Richardson's The Fortunes of Richard Mahony".
1969 inaugural winner H.M. Butterley - F. Earle Hooper Memorial Award
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