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Fairburn, A.R.D. (Arthur Rex Dugard) (1904–1957) By Hall, Molly

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM2111-1
Published: 15/10/2018
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A.R.D. Fairburn was a New Zealand poet, essayist, journalist, and painter who, with other poet-countrymen, cultivated a national identity as distinct from that of a British Colony. Fairburn, a fourth-generation New Zealander, was born to sugar company accountant Arthur and piano teacher and governess Teresa in Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand on 2 February 1904.

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Hall, Molly. "Fairburn, A.R.D. (Arthur Rex Dugard) (1904–1957)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 3 Jun. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM2111-1

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