Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939

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Iris Wilkinson was born in South Africa and came to New Zealand as an infant. She was educated in Wellington. After she left school, she worked for a while as a journalist on The Dominion newspaper. She began writing seriously after suffering permanent injury in an accident, working mainly as a freelance writer, using the pseudonym, Robin Hyde. Her verse and prose was widely published by New Zealand and Australian papers. Her first publication The Desolate State, a small volume of poetry, appeared in 1934 and her first volume of prose, Journalese in the same year. She developed quickly as a writer, publishing 5 prose works and 2 volumes of verse between 1936 and 1938. She died in London on 23 August 1939.

From the description of Bronze outlaw : a New Zealand soldier's story. [1930-36?] (National Library of New Zealand - Wellington Service Centre). WorldCat record id: 228162128

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referencedIn Dent, Barbara. Imaginative version. Robin Hyde [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Journalese. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Literary manuscript. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Gifts [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Auckland University College. Library. Typographical collection. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Lawson, Will, 1876-1957. Four notable poems in honour of Katherine Mansfield [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
referencedIn Beytagh, Jill. A small three weeks? National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Check to your king. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Edwards, James Henry, 1892-1952. Autobiography. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Literary manuscripts. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Leggott, Michele J. Literary papers. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Bronze outlaw : a New Zealand soldier's story. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Check to your king. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Further literary papers. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. Wednesday's children. National Library of New Zealand
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associatedWith Auckland University College. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Bethell, Ursula, 1874-1945. person
associatedWith Beytagh, Jill. person
associatedWith Church Missionary Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Coates, Dandeson. person
associatedWith Dent, Barbara. person
associatedWith De Thierry, Charles Philip Hippolytus, Baron, 1793-1864. person
associatedWith Edwards, James Henry, 1892-1952. person
associatedWith Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893. person
associatedWith Leggott, Michele J. person
associatedWith Marsden, Samuel, 1765-1838. person
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New Zealand
New Zealand
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Depressions--1929
Women poets, New Zealand
Poets, New Zealand--20th century
New Zealand poetry--20th century
Journalists
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Poets
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Birth 1906-01-19

Death 1939-08-23

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