Story: Magazines and periodicals

Freed

Freed

Freed was an Auckland University student initiative that sought to break away from the nationalist bent of New Zealand literary culture and strike out in new directions. It featured experimental poetry from the likes of Alan Brunton and David Mitchell. This 1969 cover drawing by artist Pat Hanly shows figures seated as if on a motorcycle – a symbol of freedom in the 1960s. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Freed 2 (1970) (S-L-1311-Cover)
Artwork by Patrick Hanly

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Courtesy of Hanly family trust.

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Magazines and periodicals - Literary magazines, internet publishing, 1960s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/44398/freed (accessed 6 April 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Apr 2020