Professor Paul Millar

School of Humanities and Creative Arts; English

Fields of Research

  • New Zealand literature
  • James K. Baxter, New Zealand poet and social commentator
  • Bill Pearson, New Zealand novelist and critic
  • Charles Brasch, New Zealand poet, critic and editor
  • J.C. Sturm, Maori poet and fiction writer
  • Maori and Pasifika literature in English
  • A.K. Grant, New Zealand satirist and commentator
  • China in the Australasian imagination
  • Literary biography
  • Humanities Computing, scholarly electronic editing

Researcher Summary

I research broadly in the areas of New Zealand, Australian and Pasifika Literature and I've recently developed an interest in the production of literary biography. My long term focus, on the poetry, prose and critical writing of James K. Baxter, dates from my study of Baxter's adolescent poetic development, published in 2001 as 'Spark to a Waiting Fuse.' I've since edited a number of Baxter volumes and collaborated on a documentary about the poet's life called 'Road to Jerusalem'. At present I'm co-authoring, with Geoff Miles and John Davidson of Victoria University,  a study of Baxter's use of classical mythology  (The Snake Haired Muse, forthcoming in 2011). My biography of novelist, critic and social commentator Bill Pearson was published in April 2010 by Auckland University Press as 'No Fretful Sleeper: A Life of Bill Pearson'. I also have a long-standing interest in the relationship between humanities scholarship and digital technologies, and in 2001 I co-founded Victoria University's New Zealand Electronic Text Centre. Recently I was appointed director of the University of Canterbury's Humanities Computing Unit, where my major priority is to establish New Zealand's first course in electronic scholarly editing.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research Projects

Research Groups

Future Research

  • My major focus now is on researching and writing a biography of the influential 20th century New Zealand poet, critic and editor Charles Orwell Brasch
  • I have an ongoing interest in the life and work of James K. Baxter, and am accumulating material towards a future critical biography

Key Methodologies

  • Scholarly editing theory and practice
  • Theory and practice of writing literary biography
  • Postcolonial literary criticism
  • New Historicist literary criticism

Equipment

Publications

  • Walsh, L., Hay, J., Bent, D., Grant, L., King, J., Millar, P., Papp, V. and Watson, K. (2013) The UC QuakeBox Project: Creation of a community-focused research archive. New Zealand English Journal 27: 20-32. (Journal Articles)
  • Millar, P. (2013) UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive. NZi3, University of Canterbury, Christchurch: Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade/ASEAN Ambassadors Visit: Briefing with University of Canterbury: Resilience Network, 13 Aug 2013. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2012) ‘Pit Sense and Politics’: The Mining Experience Behind Bill Pearson’s Novel ‘Coal Flat’. WEA, Christchurch, New Zealand: WEA Mining Speaker Series, 26 June 2012. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2012) “The Gold Digger is the Pioneer of Progress”: Goldfields Tropes in 19th Century New Zealand Novels. Cromwell, New Zealand: 150 Years of Riches: The Central Otago Gold Rush 1862 – 2012, 29-31 Aug 2012. Forthcoming in 'Rushing for Gold', Otago Universit (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P. (2012) Archiving Catastrophe – Digital Humanities & Times of Disaster. CUNY Graduate Centre, New York: CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative, 31 May 2012. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2012) Baxter's Ghost. St Andrews on the Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand: Shaking the Foundations: The Lloyd Geering Seminar Series, 13 Oct 2012. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P., Smithies, J.D. and Thomson, C. (2012) Digital Humanities and Disaster: The UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive. Wellington, New Zealand: NZ eResearch Symposium (NZERS 2012), 4-6 Jul 2012. (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P. (2012) Poems to statues : Robert Burns, Henry Lawson, James K. Baxter, and the matter of memorials. Journal of New Zealand Literature 30: 132-149. (Journal Articles)
  • Millar, P. (2012) The Role of Digital Humanities in a Major Natural Disaster. Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford, UK: Oxford Internet Institute Seminer, 21 May 2012. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2012) The Role of Digital Humanities in a Natural Disaster: Heritage Preservation, Documentation, Collaboration and Commemoration. Digital Humanities, King's College London: New Directions in Digital Humanities Seminar Series, 24 May 2012. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2011) "Many Hands Make Light Work": Phantom Billstickers Poetry Reading. Addington Coffee Co-op, 17 June 2011. (Performances)
  • Millar, P. and Thomson, C. (2011) Humanities Computing at the University of Canterbury. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand: NZ eResearch Symposium 2011, 30 Jun 2011. (Conference Contributions - Oral presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2011) 'James K. Baxter, Bill Pearson and Earthquake Archiving': A Research Overview. St Mark’s Presbyterian Church, Avonhead, Christchurch: November Speaker Series, University of the 3rd Age, 15 Nov 2011. (Oral Presentations)
  • Carnegie, D., Millar, P., Norton, D. and Ricketts, H. (Ed.) (2011) Running Writing Robinson. Wellington: Victoria University Press. 391pp. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P. (2011) The Background to Bill Pearson's 'Fretful Sleepers': Two Excerpts from a Biography. In D. Carnegie, P. Millar, D. Norton and H. Ricketts (Ed.), Running Writing Robinson: 312-323, 379. Wellington: Victoria University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (2011) The CEISMIC Project. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand: Inaugural UC Earthquake Research Forum: Regaining Solid Ground, 2 Sep 2011. (Oral Presentations)
  • Miles, G., Davidson, J. and Millar, P. (2011) The Snake-Haired Muse: James K. Baxter and Classical Mythology. Wellington: Victoria University Press. 380pp. (Authored Books)
  • Millar, P. (2011) What role can the Arts and Humanities play in researching disaster impacts and recovery? The CEISMIC Digital Archive. Turnbull House, Wellington, New Zealand: (re)Claiming the Future: Recovery and Reuse: An ARANZ Symposium, 1 December 2011. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P., Steel, R. and Whaitiri, R. (2010) An Enigmatic Presence - A Tribute to J.C. Sturm 1927-2009. Auckland, New Zealand: Going West Books and Writers, 10 Sep 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Biography and Intimacy: The Pleasures and Problems of Creative Non-Fiction. Auckland, New Zealand: Copyright Licensing Limited Writers' Awards Ceremony, 16 Sep 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Fostering Teamwork for Honours and Postgraduate Students. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand: Learning and Teaching Forum, 21 May 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Inaugural Dan Davin Lecture. Invercargill, New Zealand: Dan Davin Lecture and Literary Awards, 1 Sep 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Memories of First Seeing Horseplay. In Horseplay Theatre Programme: 11-12. Auckland: Auckland Theatre Company. Print Booklet. (Other)
  • Millar, P. (2010) No Fretful Sleeper. Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, 12-16 May 2010. (Conference Contributions - Oral presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) No Fretful Sleeper. Wellington, New Zealand: International Institute of Modern Letters and The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Writers on Mondays, 30 Aug 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) No Fretful Sleeper: A Life of Bill Pearson. Auckland: Auckland University Press. 380pp. (Authored Books)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Poems to Statues: Baxter, Burns and Henry Lawson. Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand: 'Dead Man's Ember': James K. Baxter and Robert Burns, 30 Nov 2010. (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Selected Poems of James K. Baxter. Auckland: Auckland University Press. xxii+297pp. (Scholarly Editions)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Selected Poems: James K. Baxter. Manchester: Carcanet. xxii+298pp. (Scholarly Editions)
  • Millar, P. and Temple, P. (2010) The Lives of Others - Pearson and the Wakefields. The Michael King Writers' Centre Residential Workshop: Truth Lies Somewhere: Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, 24 Oct 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Uncovering a Secret Life: Writing the Biography of Bill Pearson. Philip Carter Auditorium, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand: Platform Arts Festival, 28 May 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P., Smither, E., Curnow, J., Wendt, A. and Simpson, P. (2010) Wearing half his heart on his sleeve.... Titirangi War Memorial Hall, New Zealand: Going West Books & Writers Weekend, 12 Sep 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2010) What if Bill Pearson's Novel Coal Flat had Kept its Homosexual Themes? In S. Levine (Ed.), New Zealand As It Might Have Been 2: 180-203. Wellington: Victoria University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (2010) Writing No Fretful Sleeper: A Life of Bill Pearson. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: English Programme Public Seminar, 13 Apr 2010. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2009) 'Suspension Always Has its Dangers.' Does New Zealand Writing Still Need a Sense of Social Tradition? Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand: Antipodes: New Directions in History and Culture Aotearoa New Zealand, 3-5 Sep 2009. (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P., Stafford, J. and Williams, M. (Ed.) (2008) Kōtare 2008. Special Issue - Essays in New Zealand Literary Biography Series Two: 'Early Male Prose Writers'. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington. Online. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-Whi072Kota.html. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P., Stafford, J. and Williams, M. (Ed.) (2008) Kōtare: New Zealand Notes & Queries, 2007. Special Issue: Essays in New Zealand Literary Biography Series One: Women Prose Writers to World War 1. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington. Online. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-Whi071Kota.html. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P., Larsen, D. and Rout, M. (2007) Montana New Zealand Book Awards: 2007 Judges Report. Booksellers New Zealand. (Reports for External Bodies)
  • Millar, P. (2007) Return to Exile: James K. Baxter in India. In E. Thumboo (Ed.), Writing Asia: the Literatures in Englishes. Volume 1. From the Inside: Asia Pacific Literatures in Englishes: 493-511. Singapore: Ethos Books. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (2007) Textuality and the Grotesque in Vincent O'Sullivan's Believers to the Bright Coast. In B. Manhire and P. Whiteford (Ed.), Still Shines When You Think of It: A Festschrift for Vincent O’Sullivan: 300-317. Wellington: Victoria University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (2007) Walking with Rush. Landfall 214(Nov. 2007): 100-110. Short story. (Other)
  • Millar, P. (2005) Canton Bromides: The Chinese Presence in Twentieth Century New Zealand Fiction. In C. Ferrall, P. Millar and K. Smith (Ed.), East by South: China in the Australasian Imagination: 156-172. Wellington: Victoria University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • C. Ferrall, P. Millar. and K. Smith. (Ed.) (2005) East by South: China in the Australasian Imagination. Wellington: Victoria University Press. 439pp. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P. (2005) 'Nobody would have given tuppence for our chances': James K. Baxter & J.C. Sturm. In D. Shepard (Ed.), Between the Lives: Partners in Art: 137-165. Auckland: Auckland University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (2005) Thoughts that Move Like Delhi Oxen: James K. Baxter in Asia. Singapore: 11th Biennial Symposium of the Literatures and Cultures of the Asia-Pacific Region, 8-10 December 2005. (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P. (2004) New Zealand Literature, The Crisis and the Challenge. Groningen, The Netherlands: Presentation to the Groningen University Department of English Language and Culture, 16 November 2004. (Oral Presentations)
  • Millar, P. (2003) Hemi te Tutua/ Jim the Nobody: the "gap" and the "void" in the poetry of James K. Baxter. Stimulus: the New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought and Practice 11(1): 5-8. (Journal Articles)
  • Millar, P. (2003) The Gap and the Void in the Poetry of James K. Baxter. Wellington, NZ: The 32nd Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association Conference, 10-12 February 2003. (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P. (2003) William Harrison Pearson. Journal of New Zealand Literature 20 (2002)(April 2003): 162-165. (Journal Articles)
  • Millar, P. (2002) So Dazzling a Creature: Pacific Island Writers in New Zealand Literature. In S. Mallon and P. Fulimalo Pereira (Ed.), Pacific Art Niu Sila: The Pacific Dimension of Contemporary New Zealand Arts: 161-173. Wellington: Te Papa Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (2001) Did Allen Curnow’s Dichtung Und Wahrheit make or break A Soldier’s Tale? Stout Research Centre , Wellington, NZ: Loaded Canons: Discourse & Power in Aotearoa/New Zealand, 28 Nov-1 Dec. 2001. (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P. (Ed.) (2001) New Selected Poems: James K. Baxter. Auckland: Oxford University Press. 305pp. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P. (2001) Spark to a Waiting Fuse: James K. Baxter’s Correspondence with Noel Ginn 1942-1946. Wellington: Victoria University Press. 600pp. (Authored Books)
  • Millar, P. and Styron, E. (2001) The New Zealand Electronic Text Centre. www.nzetc.org. Digital Archive. (Other)
  • Millar, P. (2000) Baxter, James Keir. In New Zealand Dept. of Internal Affairs (Ed.), The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume 5, 1941-1960: 39-42. Auckland & Wellington: Auckland University Press & Department of Internal Affairs. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (2000) The Rent Due for a Skull: James K. Baxter and the Legacy of Parihaka. In G. O’Brien and L. Strongman (Ed.), Parihaka: The Art of Passive Resistance: 186-191. Wellington: City Gallery, Victoria University Press and Parihaka Pa Trustees. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1999) A Silent Country Which At Last Learned to be Articulate: The Depression and the Beginnings of New Zealand Fiction. Dunedin, NZ: Association of New Zealand Literature Conference on Sargeson, Hyde and the Beginnings of New Zealand Fiction, 3-5 September 1999. (Conference Contributions - Full conference papers)
  • Millar, P. (1999) Burning on: An Interview with Albert Wendt. New Zealand Books 9 (3)(Aug. 1999): 12. Wellington: Peppercorn Press. (Other)
  • Millar, P. (1999) Price Milburn. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 452. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) A Book of NZ Verse 1923-45 (1945). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 63-64. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Alcock, Peter. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 5-6. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Allan, Rob. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 7. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Alley, Rewi. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 8-9. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Autumn Testament (1972). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 34. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Baucke, William. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 43. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Baume, Eric. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 44-45. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Baxter, Archibald. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 45. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Beach, Eric. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 48-49. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Bell, George. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 51. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Bell, John. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 51. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Bertram, James. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 52. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Best, Elsdon. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 52-53. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Beyond the Palisade (1944). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 54-55. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Blow, Wind of Fruitfulness (1948). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 60-61. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Boreham, Frank. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 65. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Bornholdt, Jenny. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 65. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Burn, D.W.M.. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 79. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Butler, Dorothy. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 81. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Cape, Peter. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 91. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) China. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 104-105. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Cody, J.F. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 108. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Cold Spring (1996). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 109. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Cox, Geoffrey. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 116-117. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Cox, Nigel. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 117. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Dansey, Harry. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 128-129. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Davidson, William. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 130. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (Ed.) (1998) Dweller on the Threshold by Noel Ginn. Wellington: Steele Roberts. 96pp. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Ginn, Noel. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 204. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Greig, Rhondda. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 219. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Hapipi, Rori. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 227. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Hazard Press. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 233. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Herkt, David. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 235. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Howrah Bridge and Other Poems (1961). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 246. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) In Fires of No Return (1958). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 256. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Into the World of Light: An Anthology of Maori Writing (1982). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 258. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Ireland, Kevin. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 259-60. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Jackaman, Rob. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 264. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Jacobs, Helen. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 265. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Jerusalem Daybook (1971). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 268. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Jerusalem Sonnets: Poems for Colin Durning (1970). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 268. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Kowhai Gold: An Anthology of Contemporary New Zealand Verse (1930). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 290. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Lasenby, Jack. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 300. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Lawson, Henry. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 302. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Marris, Charles A. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 357. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) McAlpine, Rachel. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 316. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) McQueen, Cilla. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 325. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Milner, Ian. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 375. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Minehan, Mike. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 376. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Norcliffe, James. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 409-410. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Oliver, Stephen. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 414. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Pig Island Letters (1966). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 441. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Pounamu, Pounamu (1972). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 449. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Randell, Beverley. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 459. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Stanley, Mary. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 510-511. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. and McLeod, A. (1998) Sturm, J. C.. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 517-518. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Tangi (1973). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 525. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Taylor, Apirana. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 527. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) The Fallen House (1953). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 175. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) The Matriarch (1986). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 369. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. and Morrison, B. [script]. (1998) The Road to Jerusalem. Morrison Grieve. [Cinema Release, DVD]. 90 mins. (Films/Videos)
  • Millar, P. (1998) The Rock Woman (1969). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 468. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Wakefield, E. G.. In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 564. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Waltzing My Culture: The Sense of a Transportable Cultural Identity in the Fiction of Katherine Mansfield and Henry Handel Richardson. REAL: Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature 14: 'Literature and the Nation'(Fall, 1998): 145-160. http://books.google.co.nz/books?id=_aJlRjkYOGoC&printsec=frontcover. (Journal Articles)
  • Millar, P. (1998) Whanau (1974). In R. Robinson and N. Wattie (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature: 584-585. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. (Chapters in Books)
  • Millar, P. (Ed.) (1997) Autumn Testament: James K. Baxter. Auckland: Oxford University Press. 70pp. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P. (1997) The Tension of Belief: Some Remarks on the Criticism of James K. Baxter’s Poetry. Span: Journal of the South Pacific Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies 45(Oct. 1997): 103-108. (Journal Articles)
  • Millar, P. (Ed.) (1996) Cold Spring by James K. Baxter. Auckland: Oxford University Press. i-xxii, 1-74. (Edited Books)
  • Millar, P. (1996) Spark to a Waiting Fuse: James K. Baxter’s Correspondence with Noel Ginn, 1942-46. PhD, Victoria University of wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. (Theses - Doctor of Philosophy)
  • Millar, P. (1995) An Australasian Forum?: The Hazard Poets Series. Landfall: A New Zealand Quarterly 3.2(190, Winter 1995) (Journal Articles)
  • Millar, P. (1994) My Poems Will Speak to You Better Than I Do: James K. Baxter’s Letters on Poetry to Noel Ginn. Stout Centre Review 4.2(June 1994): 10-17. (Journal Articles)