Hedged With Divinities

TitleHedged With Divinities
Year for Search1895
AuthorsTregear, Edward(1846-1931)
Date Published1895
PublisherR. Coupland Harding
Place PublishedWellington, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, English author, Male author
Annotation

All men die but one, who has been put into a trance by Maori elders. The women generally make a mess of things. When the man awakes, he is made king, whereupon he organizes the women, who only needed a man to direct them, and the road to recovery begins. But he is required to marry one hundred women and runs away for true love with a woman who won’t share him with others.

Info Notes

The VUW copy includes a collection of reviews, mostly clipped from newspapers.

Holding Institutions

ATL, VUW

Author Note

The author (1846-1931) was born in England and emigrated to New Zealand in 1863. He was the first Secretary of the Department of Labour and founder of the Polynesian Society.

Full Text

1895 Tregear, Edward (1846-1931). Hedged With Divinities. Wellington, New Zealand: R. Coupland Harding. ATL, VUW The VUW copy includes a collection of reviews, mostly clipped from newspapers.

All men die but one, who has been put into a trance by Maori elders. The women generally make a mess of things. When the man awakes, he is made king, whereupon he organizes the women, who only needed a man to direct them, and the road to recovery begins. But he is required to marry one hundred women and runs away for true love with a woman who won’t share him with others. The author was born in England and emigrated to New Zealand in 1863. He was the first Secretary of the Department of Labour and founder of the Polynesian Society.