Kōrero: Intellectuals

First issue of Comment

Comment began in 1959 with the aim of being 'a place for discussion', as the editorial of the first issue explains. The goal was for a periodical 'where the analysis of the intellectual coheres with the immediate concern of the citizen'. Most of the content was about current affairs, but it was supplemented by reviews of books, music and drama. Many of the contributors were academics, a group that grew as universities expanded in number and size during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Comment: a New Zealand quarterly review, no. 1, 1959 (S-L-1243-COVER; S-L-1243-1)

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Hilliard, 'Intellectuals - New outlets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/42350/first-issue-of-comment (accessed 26 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Chris Hilliard, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014