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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, Ngaio (1895–1982)

Nelson Wattie.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 2004 words.

(1895–1982),

was born and educated in Christchurch, where she spent most of her adult life, despite long periods

Carey, Peter (1943– )

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 1826 words.

(1943– ),

born Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, where his father was a car salesman, was educated at Geelong Grammar and

Hardy, Frank (1917–94)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 782 words.

(1917–94),

born into a large Roman Catholic family, was brought up at Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, the ‘Benson's Valley’