• Birthright-Matamuatanga

      Hughes, Miles Maurice (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Set on a farm on the Kaipara Harbour of Northland, New Zealand, this novel traces the lives of a family over a six year period near the end of the twentieth century. Themes include: Scottish and Croatian-Dalmatian immigration, ...
    • Black Prism: A Manuscript of a Contemporary New Zealand Novel

      Sussman, Fiona (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      'Black Prism' is a social realist novel that reflects on and explores some of Post-Colonial New Zealand’s social and political problems, interrogating these issues, without prescribing definitive answers. Opening with ...
    • Freedom struggles

      Jackson, Kamala Mary (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      A first draft novel and exegesis. The novel [embargoed until 31 March 2013] is set in India in 1947,48, in a mission station on the borders of the Princely State of Hyderabad. The principle protagonist is Anand, the son ...
    • Guangzhou

      Muir, James (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Seth, a savvy but shy innocent from the American mid-West, discovers the hedonism of Guangzhou when he jumps ship with the Preacher. He becomes entangled with the patriotic Snow Flake and together, they visit her remote ...
    • Holey umbrella

      Hall, Grant (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The creative outcome of my Masters Degree is an extract of my manuscript for a novel. The extract is 40,000 words in length and represents approximately one half of the completed novel. Fissure is the title of the novel. ...
    • Le grand voyage

      Garet, Catherine Annie France (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      For most writers who deal with displacement, rewriting themselves, articulating and communicating their sense of estrangment is their lifetime work. For displacement forces one to leave behind the familiar and embrace the ...
    • Phaze One: part one of a draft novel. Young adult fantasy/ adventure

      White, Jeanette (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The exegesis will elaborate on the research process undertaken this year to write a fictional draft novel. The creative work is a young adult fantasy novel, and is part one of what will eventually be a three part series. ...
    • Rich Man Road

      Glamuzina, Ann (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      As the daughter of Dalmatian migrants and as a novice fiction writer, my creative work is in part my own journey to discover who I am: it is a search for a connection – not just to the past, but to the present and the ...
    • Sam and Susana

      Heath, Tim (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      My novel, ‘Sam and Susana’ is set in Auckland in 1968. The story centres on the developing relationship between two students: Sam, a 21 year old from a middle class palagi family, and Susana, a Samoan girl from Otara. When ...
    • ‘Sandcastles’ & ‘The Postmodern Rules For Family Living’

      Fee, Roderick Harold (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The exegesis accompanies a thesis, the latter being the portfolio of work consisting of two parts, each being a completed first draft of a novel written during the Masters of Creative Writing course: Part 1: ‘Sandcastles’ ...
    • Sleep, Sister

      Breen, Karen (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This submission is in two parts. The first, an exegesis, sets my creative work in a literary, stylistic and social context. The second and main part of this submission is the first draft of a novel, "Sleep, Sister," which ...
    • The Cystmaster

      Ngapo, Kathryn Anne Reremoana (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This thesis is comprised of an exegesis “What if: A Thought Experiment” and a novel The Cystmaster - Part 1: The Tunnel Boy (referred to hereafter as The Cystmaster). The Cystmaster is the first draft of a science fiction ...
    • The fashionable Muslim

      Gopi, Dallas Raj (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The Fashionable Muslim is a story about pragmatism, but not obviously so. It’s also a story about how too much is choice as opposed to too little choice can be a major cause of scepticism.
    • The literary benefits of linguistic and cultural hybridity

      Radojkovich, Leanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The objective of this exegesis is to show how linguistic and cultural hybridity create a unique prose style, and how my stories sit within that style. I will use Grace Paley and Lucia Berlin to demonstrate the distinctive ...
    • The Pleasure Garden

      Laidlaw, Suzanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This exegesis outlines the areas of consideration that are developed fully in the first draft of the novel The Pleasure Garden. Influenced by specific novels and films, postmodern theory, supervision by a mentor and ...