Associate Professor Murray Donald Edmond


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Associate Professor


  • Asociate Professor,
  • Postgraduate Adviser Drama

Research | Current

  • New Zealand theatre history, poets' theatre, Polish theatre, American poetry, modernism, local culture, dramaturgy, the teaching of writing.
Current research
  • American poetry
  • Poets' theatre
  • New Zealand poetry
  • Modernism
  • Dramaturgy
  • New Zealand theatre history
  • Polish theatre

Associate Professor Murray Edmond's Research


Teaching | Current


Course Title Availability in 2012
DRAMA 302 Performance Skills Semester 1
DRAMA 701 A B Theories of Drama Semester 1
DRAMA 718 Playwriting Availability to be advised
DRAMA 719 Performance Skills Semester 1
Course Title Availability in 2012
ENGLISH 109 Drama on Stage and Screen Semester 1

Department: Department of English

Postgraduate supervision


PhD supervision

Fredrika van Elburg: The Vijftigers and the Language poets: Experimental Writing in Two Countries


Emma Willis: original radio play, "Milk," and recording for Radio New Zealand.

Diana Fuemana: original stage play, "My Mother's Table." (With Fiona Graham)

Alison Hofer: staging, performance and analysis of Athol Fugard's Hello and Goodbye. (With Stuart Young). Writing original stage play.

Catherine Nola: directing Frank MacGuiness's Someone to Watch Over Me.

Yuri Kinugawa: creation and performance of "The Tongue-Cut Sparrow," an orgami performance for children. Writing original stage play, "Toshiro and Kiyo: Grandpa and Grandma."

Associate Professor Murray Edmond's Postgraduate Supervision




Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Edmond, M. D. (2011). Two walk in Edinburgh, photographs by Mari Mahr, poems by Gregory O’Brien, afterword by Jenny Bornholdt. The Holloway Press, 2011; A morning walk in the later days, by Leonard Lambert. Cold Hub Press, 2010; Devonport: a diary/esplanade, by Bill Direen. The Holloway Press, 2011. Landfall Review Online.
  • Edmond, M. D. (2011). Sunburn'd sicklemen: stories of a friendship. Journal of New Zealand literature, 29 (2), 148-160.
  • Edmond, M. D. (2011). A day of pleasure in Auckland. Landfall, 221 (May).
  • Edmond, M. D. (2011). Southwest Waikato songs: six poems. J.A.A.M, (29), 33-38.
  • Edmond, M. D. (2011). Quoting, quoting, every where: literary reference and echo in David Mitchell's Steal Away Boy. Ka Mate Ka Ora: a New Zealand journal of poetry and poetics, 10 (March).
  • Edmond, M. D. (2011). Ancestral routes: 30 short poems. Foam:e. (8).
  • Edmond, M. D. (2010). Notes on my twenties at sixty. In P. Green, H. Ricketts (Eds.) 99 ways into New Zealand poetry: over 85 key poems plus 25 poets talk about their work (pp. 160-162). Auckland, N.Z.: Vintage.
  • Edmond, M. D. (2010). Trade and true: anthologies fifty years after Donald Allen's The new American poetry. Ka Mate Ka Ora: a New Zealand journal of poetry and poetics, 1-10.

Contact details

  • Media Contact

Primary location

ARTS 1 - Bldg 206
Level 5 , Room 535
New Zealand