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Janet Frame (1924–2004)

Author of Faces in the Water

Includes the names: Jane Frame, Janet Frame, Janette Frame

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Janet Frame is a writer. She was born in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1924. Frame has written eleven novels, five collections of short stories, a volume of poetry, and a children's book. She has received the Commonwealth Literature Prize, the Turnavsky Prize, a Katherine Mansfield Fellowship, a Robert Burns Fellowship, and a Sargeson Fellowship. She was awarded an honorary doctorate in literature from Otago University and is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and she is a past President of Honour of the New Zealand Society of Authors. Her three autobiographies, To the Island, An Angel at My Table, and The Envoy from Mirror City, were turned into a three-part television series, and then a 1990 motion picture directed by Jane Campion. Frame was awarded the CBE in 1983. In 2015 Janet Frame's 1957 debut novel, Owls Do Cry, topped the second annual Great Kiwi Classic poll run by the New Zealand Book Council and Auckland Writers Festival. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Faces in the Water 526 copies, 18 reviews
Owls Do Cry 420 copies, 7 reviews
An Angel at my Table 323 copies, 5 reviews
To The Is-Land 286 copies, 5 reviews
Towards Another Summer 221 copies, 6 reviews
The Envoy from Mirror City 187 copies, 2 reviews
Living in the Maniototo 182 copies, 1 review
The Carpathians 161 copies, 2 reviews
Scented Gardens for the Blind 142 copies, 4 reviews
The Edge of the Alphabet 77 copies, 2 reviews
Daughter Buffalo 63 copies, 1 review
In the Memorial Room 50 copies, 4 reviews
Intensive Care 46 copies
The Pocket Mirror 31 copies, 1 review
The Goose Bath: Poems 30 copies, 1 review
The mijo tree 7 copies
Two Sheep 1 copy
The Bath 1 copy
The Norton Book of Women's Lives (Contributor) 387 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Modern Fantasy by Women (Contributor) 146 copies, 3 reviews
The Virago Book of Wanderlust and Dreams (Contributor) 34 copies, 1 review
Mothers and Daughters: An Anthology (Contributor) 29 copies, 1 review
An Angel at My Table [1990 film] (Autobiography) 19 copies, 3 reviews
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Janet Frame (1924-2004) está entre os mais importantes escritores da Nova Zelândia. É mais conhecida por Um Anjo à minha mesa (“Uma das melhores autobiografias do século 20”, segundo Michael Holroyd do Sunday Times), que serviu de inspiração para o filme de Jane Campion, internacionalmente aclamado. É também autora de doze romances, dois volumes de poesias e um livro infantil.
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