Mother Tongue

TitleMother Tongue
Year for Search1996
AuthorsRosier-Jones, Joan
Date Published1996
PublisherDavid Ling
Place PublishedAuckland, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa New Zealand author, Female author
Annotation

Dystopia in which a future dictator institutes Maori as the only official language in New Zealand. The author says it reflects what had been done previously to the Maori. Much of the focus of the novel is on those resisting the new regime.

Holding Institutions

ATL, VUW

Author Note

Aotearoa/New Zealand female author

Full Text

1996 Rosier-Jones, Joan. Mother Tongue. Auckland, New Zealand: David Ling. ATL, VUW

Dystopia in which a future dictator institutes Maori as the only official language in New Zealand. The author says it reflects what had been done previously to the Maori. Much of the focus of the novel is on those resisting the new regime. Aotearoa/New Zealand female author.