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Janet Frame Bibliography

 

 

 

 

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Janet Frame first editions

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English Language Editions, Reprints, Reissues

 

Most of Janet Frame's works had both a UK and a US edition as well as a NZ edition and sometimes an Australian edition as well.

 

Usually the NZ and UK editions of a work were published simultaneously and are identical except for dust wrapper and imprint page. Occasionally there is a distinct NZ edition. Often the US and the UK/NZ editions have marked differences in the copyediting of punctuation and paragraphing.

 

Janet Frame's works have been reprinted and/or reissued repeatedly under various imprints, and in hardback, paperback and book club formats. Almost all of the books have been in print somewhere in the world continuously since first publication. Many have large print and audio book editions.

 

 

Biography

Michael King, Wrestling with the Angel, a Life of Janet Frame (Penguin 2000)
Michael King, An Inward Sun: the World of Janet Frame (Penguin 2002)

 

Review of Wrestling with the Angel by Jan Cronin.

 

A comparison of one event as interpreted in Frame's autobiography and in two separate biographies.

 

 

Films Based on Janet Frame's Life & Work

 

See NZ Onscreen for links to Janet Frame information.

 

Three New Zealanders: Janet Frame - Endeavour Films (1975)

http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/three-new-zealanders-janet-frame-1975

 

A State of Siege - Vincent Ward (1978)

http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/a-state-of-siege-1978

 

An Angel at My Table - Jane Campion (1990)

http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/an-angel-at-my-table-1990-0e1

 

Wrestling with the Angel - Ninox Films (2004)

http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/wrestling-with-the-angel-2004

 

 

Authors/Editors of Books on Janet Frame include:

 

Elizabeth Alley

Claire Bazin

Kevin Boon

Alice Braun

Jan Cronin

Margaret Dalziel

Jeanne Delbaere

Judith Dell Panny

Marc Delrez

Simone Drichel

Marta Dvorak

Patrick Evans

Carole Ferrier

Vanessa Guignery

Michael King

Sheila Leaver-Cooper

Christine Lorre

Gina Mercer

Ivane Mortelette

Sheila Natusch

Simone Oettli-van Delden

Ian Richards

Paul Matthew St. Pierre

Maria Wikse

 

Academic Bibliography

 

For other books and articles about Janet Frame see the extensive (but incomplete) bibliography in Auckland University's NZ Literature file.

 

See NZ Electronic Text centre for useful links.

Dissertations & Theses

 

Too many to list here. Refer to specialist databases.

 

 

 

 

 

Some recent publications (April 2013)

Books Published (first publication date only)

 

The Lagoon and other stories (dated 1951, released 1952) stories
Owls Do Cry (1957) novel
Faces in the Water (1961) novel
The Edge of the Alphabet (1962) novel
Scented Gardens for the Blind (1963) novel
Snowman Snowman: Fables and Fantasies (1963) stories
The Reservoir: Stories and Sketches (1963) stories
The Adaptable Man (1965) novel
A State of Siege (1966) novel
The Reservoir and other stories (1966) stories
The Pocket Mirror (1967) poems
The Rainbirds (1968) novel
(published in the USA as Yellow Flowers in the Antipodean Room)
Mona Minim and the Smell of the Sun (1969) children's book
Intensive Care (1970) novel
Daughter Buffalo (1972) novel
Living in the Maniototo (1979) novel
To The Is-Land (1982) autobiography Volume 1
You Are Now Entering the Human Heart (1983) stories
An Angel at My Table (1984) autobiography Volume 2
The Envoy from Mirror City (1985) autobiography Volume 3
The Carpathians (1988) novel

Posthumous Publication: Books

The Goose Bath (2006) poems
Towards Another Summer (2007) novel

Storms Will Tell: Selected Poems (2008)

Prizes: Selected Short Stories (2009) stories (Published in UK and Australia as The Daylight & the Dust)

Dear Charles, Dear Janet: Frame & Brasch in Correspondence (2010) fine edition, letters

Janet Frame In Her Own Words (2011)

Gorse is Not People: New and Uncollected Stories (2012) (Published in the USA as Between My Father and the King: New and Uncollected Stories)

In the Memorial Room (2013) novel

 

Posthumous Publication: Separate Stories and Poems

The Plum Tree and the Hammock’ Zoetrope (2012)

‘Between My Father and the King” Manchester Review (2012)

'Gavin Highly' New Yorker April 5 (2010)

'The Silkworms' GRANTA 105:113-122 (2009)

'Dot' A Public Space 7 (2008)

'Gorse is not People' New Yorker Sept 1 (2008)

'A Night at the Opera' New Yorker June 2 (2008)

'In Hollywood' Booknotes 158 (2007)

'Three Poems by Janet Frame' NZ Listener 28 August (2004)

 

A Selection of Permissions 2004 - 2011

 

Below are some of the publications to have been granted permission to reproduce excerpts from Janet Frame's writing. Please see the blog http://slightlyframous.blogspot.com for more recent anthology and quotation highlights.

 

*  The Frame Function: An Inside-Out Guide to the Novels of Janet Frame Jan Cronin (2011)

*  Being Alive: The Sequel to "Staying Alive" Neil Astley (2011)

*  These I have Loved: My Favourite NZ Poems Harvey McQueen (2010)

*  Truth: The Rise and Fall of the People's Paper Redmer Yksa (2010)

*  99 Ways Into New Zealand Poetry Paula Green and Harry Ricketts (2010)

*  IGCSE Study guide for First language English Hubbard & Reynolds (2010)

*  Women’s Work: Modern Women Poets Writing in English eds Salzman & Wack (Seren 2009)

*  Beside the Dark Pool: A Memoir Fiona Kidman (2009)

*  Helen Clark: A Political Life Denis Welch (2009)

*  Way Back Then before We Were Ten: NZ writers and Childhood ed Graeme Lay (2009)

*  Frameworks: Contemporary criticism on Janet Frame eds Jan Cronin & Simone Drichel (2009)

*  Our Own Kind: 100 Poems about Animals Siobhan Harvey (2009)

*  Animals on Show: A Critical Analysis of the Animal Entertainment Industry SAFE (2009)

*  The Celluloid Circus: The Heyday of the NZ Picture Theatre Wayne Brittenden (2008)

*  Moonlight: NZ Poems on Death & Dying ed Andrew Johnston (2008)

*  Nurse to the Imagination: 50 Years of the Robert Burns Fellowship ed Lawrence Jones (2008)

*  Freedom to Read: A Centennial History of Dunedin Public Library Mary Ronnie (2008)

*  Some Other Country: NZ's Best Short Stories 4th edn eds McLeod & Manhire (2008)

*  Trainland: How Railways Made New Zealand Neill Atkinson (2007)

*  The Puffin Treasury of NZ Children's Stories Vol 4 ed Jenni Keestra (2007)

*  Taoka Hākena: Treasures from the Hocken Collections eds Stuart Strachan & Linda Tyler (2007)

*  Strong Language: Very Quotable New Zealand Quotes ed Jim Weir (2007)

*  Mining for meaning: A Guide to the Unseen for 'N' and 'O' Level Students (2007)

*  The Earth's Deep Breathing: Garden Poems by NZ Poets ed Harvey McQueen (2007)

*  Dear To Me: 100 New Zealanders Write About Their Favourite Poems Amnesty International (2007)

*  Classic NZ Poets in Performance ed Ross & Kemp (2007)

*  Light Fantastic: Dance Floor Courtship in NZ Georgina White (2007)

*  A Nest of Singing Birds: 100 years of the School Journal Learning Media NZ (2007)

*  Where Korero: Best of Reed Writing ed Gavin McLean (2007)

*  Do Not Go Gentle: Poems for Funerals ed Neil Astley (2007)

*  Eyes Like Butterflies: a treasury of similes and metaphors from modern literature in English Terence Hodgson (2007)

*  Brief Lives Chris Price 2nd edn (ASP 2006)

*  Are Angels OK? The Parallel Universe of New Zealand Writers and Scientists eds Callaghan & Manhire (2006)

*  Splendours of Civilisation: The John Money Collection (2006)

*  Life's a Beach (2006)

*  Arranging a Funeral: A Book of Resources (2006)

*  The Colour of Distance: NZ writers in France, French Writers in NZ (2006)

*  Tea: A Potted History of Tea in NZ Susette Goldsmith (2006)

*  Levin: the Making of a Town Anthony Dreaver (2006)

*  The Nature of Things, ed James Brown (Craig Potton 2005)

*  Wrinkly Tin: The Story of Corrugated Iron in NZ (2005)

*  Vantastic: A Pictorial History of Caravans in NZ (Chris Hunter) (2005)

*  The Book of Life, a Compendium of the Best Autobiographical and Memoir Writing (Ebury Press, London 2005)

*  The Cat's Whiskers, ed Peter Wells (2005)

*  Celebrating the Southern Seasons: Rituals for Aotearoa Juliet Batten (2005)

*  Nine NZ Novellas ed Peter Simpson (2005)

*  Small Poems for Busy People (2005)

*  121 NZ Poems ed Bill Manhire (2005)

*  Golden Weather: North Shore Writers Past and Present eds Lay & Ross (2004)

*  Under Flagstaff: Dunedin Poetry eds Robin Law & Heather Murray (2004)

*  Letters From Jean Sheila Natusch (2004)

 

Permissions have also been granted for the use of Janet Frame excerpts in educational texts and examination papers in many countries around the world.

 

 

 

 

Janet Frame Translations: List of Foreign Language Editions

 

(this list is a work in progress as some editions, sublicensed editions and reissues are still being identified.)

 

CHINESE

 

China Times

Autobiography Omnibus              (1993)

 

DANISH

 

Rosinante

To the Is-Land                            Til Er-Landet (hb 1991, pb 1994)

An Angel at my Table                  En Engel ved mit Bord (hb 1992, pb 1994)       

The Envoy from Mirror City          Sendebudet Fra Spejlbyen (hb 1992, pb 1994)

 

 

DUTCH

 

De Geus

Faces in the Water                      new edition forthcoming

Selected Stories                          Je betreedt nu het menselijk hart (2011)

Towards Another Summer           Een andere zomer (2010)

Autobiography omnibus               Een engel aan mijn tafel trilogie (1997)

Faces in the Water                      Gezichten in Het Water (1993)

To the Is-Land                            Naar het Is-Land (1991, 1993, 2006)

An Angel at my Table                  Een engel aan mijn tafel    (1991, 1994, 2007, 2012)

The Envoy from Mirror City          De gezant van Spiegelstad (1991, 1995, 2007)

The Lagoon                                De Lagune (1991)

Owls Do Cry                               Uilen Roepen (1982)

Owls Do Cry                               Uilen Roepen (hb, pb 1994)

Owls Do Cry                               Uilen Roepen (pocketbook 1997)           

The Carpathians                          De Herinneringsbloem (hb 1996)

The Carpathians                          De Herinneringsbloem (pocketbook 1998)

 

 

Van Ditmar

Faces in the Water                      Schimmen in het water (1963)

 

FRENCH

 

Éditions Joёlle Losfeld

Towards Another Summer           Vers l'autre été (2011)

Daughter Buffalo                         La Fille-Bison (2002)

To the Is-Land                            Ma Terre Mon Île (2000)

Scented gardens for the blind      Le Jardin Aveugle (1998)

Selected Stories                          Poussière et Lumière du Jour (1997)

An Angel at My Table                  Un Été à Willowglen (1997, 2011)

The Envoy from Mirror City          Le Messager (1996, 2011)

Faces in the water                       Visages Noyés (1996)

Owls Do Cry                               Les Hiboux Pleurent Vraiment (1994)

 

Des Femmes, Antoinette Fouque

The Lagoon & other stories          Le Lagon et autres nouvelles (2006)

 

Payot & Rivages (pocketbooks)

Faces in the Water                      Visages Noyés (2004)

Scented gardens for the blind      Le Jardin Aveugle (2004)

Owls Do Cry                               Les Hiboux Pleurent Vraiment (2002)

 

Les Belles Lettres

To the Is-Land                            Ma Terre Mon Île (1992)

 

Hommes & Groupes Éditeurs

An Angel at my Table                  Parmi les buissons de matagouri (1986)

 

Alinéa

Owls Do Cry                               La chambre close (1986)

 

Éditions du Seuil

Faces in the Water                      Visages Noyés (1964)

 

GERMAN

 

DTR

Towards Another Summer           Dem neuen sommer entgegen (pb 2012)

 

C.H. Beck

An Angel at My Table                  Ein Engel an Meiner Tafel (hb 2012)

Owls Do Cry                               Wenn Eulen Schrein (hb 2012)

Towards Another Summer           Dem neuen sommer entgegen (hb 2010)

 

Piper Verlag

Autobiography omnibus               (1996, 2006)

Faces in the Water                      Gesichter im Wasser (pocketbook 1997)

Faces in the Water                      Gesichter im Wasser (hb 1994)

Autobiography (Vol 1&2)              Ein Engel an Meiner Tafel (1993, 1994)

 

 

Suhrkamp                                 

Living in the Maniototo                 Auf dem Maniototo (hb 1987. pb)

Owls Do Cry                               Wenn Eulen Schrein (1981, 1991, 1996, 2002)

 

Nannen

The Edge of the Alphabet            Am Rande des Alphabets (1963) 

The Lagoon                                Die Lagune (1962)

Owls Do Cry                               Wenn Eulen Schrein (1961)

Faces in the Water                      (1962)

 

 

HUNGARIAN

Európa

Owls Do Cry                               Éjjel, ha bagoly huhog (1999)

 

ITALIAN

Neri Pozza

Faces in the Water                      forthcoming (2013)

Towards Another Summer           Verso un‘altra estate (2012)

Owls Do Cry                               Gridano i gufi (2011)

Autobiography omnibus               Un angelo alla mia tavola (2010)

 

Robin Edizione

The Carpathians                          La leggenda del Fiore della Memoria (2007)

                             

Editori Associato                                

Faces in the Water                      Dentro il Muro (hb 1991 (2 reprints), pb 1994) 

 Owls Do Cry                              Gridano i gufi

Autobiography                             Un Angelo alla mia Tavola

 

Ugo Guanda Editore

The Lagoon                                La Laguna e altre storie (pb 1993)

Scented Gardens for the Blind     Giardini profumati per i ciechi (1997)

Owls Do Cry                               Gridano i gufi (1994)

 

Interno Giallo Editore      

Living in the Maniototo                 Vivere nel Maniototo (1992)

To the Is-Land                            L'Isola del Presente (1991)

An Angel at my Table                  Un Paese di Fiumi (1991)

The Envoy from Mirror City          La Città degli Specchi (1992)

Faces in the Water                      Dentro il Muro (1990)

 

Mondadori

Mona Minim                                Cuor di Formica (hb, pb, 1998)

 

JAPANESE

Chikuma Shoba

Autobiography                             (hb, 2 vols,1991)

 

KOREAN

Sigongsa

Autobiography                             forthcoming

The Carpathians                          forthcoming

 

NORWEGIAN

Forlaget Oktober

Towards Another Summer           Mot en ny sommer (pb 2010)

Towards Another Summer           Mot en ny sommer (hb 2010)

Autobiography Omnibus              En Engel ved mitt Bord (pb 2010)

 

Pax Forlag

Autobiography                             En Engel ved mitt Bord     

Living in the Maniototo                 Maniototo (hb 1992)

Faces in the Water                      Ansikter i vannet (hb 1993)

The Lagoon                                Lagunen og andre fortellinger (hb 1994)

Intensive Care                             Akuttbehandling (hb1997) 

The Adaptable Man                     Tilpasning (hb 2001)

 

POLISH

Zysk I S-KA

To the Is-Land                            Na Wyspe - Teraz (1999)

An Angel at my Table                  Anioł Przy Moim Stole (1999)

The Envoy from Mirror City          Wysłannik z Lustrzanego Miasta (1999)

Faces in the Water                      Twarze w Wodzie (2000)

 

PORTUGUESE

(Portugal)

Caminho

The Carpathians                          Os Cárpatos no Nosso Jardin (2004)

 

Editorial Presença

To the Is-Land                            (1997)

 

PORTUGUESE

(Brazil)

Planeta Literário

Towards Another Summer           Rumo a outro verao (2009)

Fiction title                                  forthcoming

 

ROMANIAN

Ibu publishing

The Rainbirds                              forthcoming

 

RUSSIAN

Corpus

Autobiography Omnibus              forthcoming

 

SLOVENE

MKZ

The Carpathians                          (2002)

 

SPANISH

 

University Press

(Mexico)

Selected Poems                          Forthcoming

 

Seix Barral

Towards Another Summer           Hacia otro verano (2009)

Autobiography Omnibus              Un ángel en mi mesa (2009)

 

Faces in the Water                      Rostros en el Agua 

Autobiography Omnibus              Un ángel en mi mesa (1991)

 

Circulo De Lectores

Autobiography Omnibus              Un ángel en mi mesa (1992)

Faces in the Water                      Rostros en al agua (1970)

 

Siruela

Mona Minim                                Mona Minim (1994)

 

Tiempos modernos

Faces in the Water                      Rostros en el agua (pb 1991)

 

 Ediciones GP

The Edge of the Alphabet            Al Margen Del Alfabeto (1966)

 

Plaza & Janés

Faces in the Water                      Rostros en el agua (hb 1965)

The Edge of the Alphabet            Al Margen Del Alfabeto (1963)

 

SWEDISH

 

Modernista

Scented Gardens for the Blind     Doftande trädgårdar för de blinda (2012)

Owls Do Cry                               Ugglor grater (2012)

Faces in the Water                      Ansikten i vattnet (2012)

The Edge of the Alphabet            Vid alfabetets gräns (2012)

 

Albert Bonniers Förlag

Towards Another Summer           Mot ännu en sommar (2010)

Autobiography Omnibus              En ängel vid mitt bord (pb 2009)

The Lagoon                                Lagunen (2003)

Faces in the Water                      Ansikten i vattnet (hb 1997, pb 1998)

Autobiography Omnibus              En ängel vid mitt bord (pb 1995)

The Envoy from Mirror City          Sändebud från Spegelstaden (hb 1994)

An Angel at my Table                  En ängel vid mitt bord (hb 1993)

To the Is-Land                            Till landet Är  (hb 1992)

Living in the Maniototo                 Bodde alltid i Maniototo hb 1990)

 

TURKISH

Yapi Kredi

Towards Another Summer           Bir Başka Yaza Doǧru (2012)

Owls Do Cry                               Baykuşlar Öterken (2010)           

 

 

Anthologies and periodicals:

Individual stories and poems have been translated into many of the above languages and more, including Greek, Hebrew, Iranian, and Croatian, and published in anthologies and periodicals.

 

 

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