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by Albert Wendt

eBook Nuanua: Pacific Writing in English since 1980 (Talanoa: Contemporary Pacific Literature) download ISBN: 0824817311
Author: Albert Wendt
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (April 1, 1995)
Language: English
Pages: 416
ePub: 1396 kb
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Rating: 4.2
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism

At 416 pages, it feels fairly comprehensive, but then there's precious little of this nature around so his is a welcome tome.

The best-known writer from the South Pacific, Albert Wendt was born into a Samoan family. He left Samoa in 1952 to attend a high school in New Zealand as a scholarship student. He later received an . in history from Victoria University in Wellington.

University of Hawaii Press, 1995 - 405 من الصفحات. Until the 1960s, most of the literature about Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia was written by outsiders. This anthology offers short stories, extracts from novels, and poems written in the past 15 years by authors in the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu. Many draw inspiration from indigenous oral traditions, while others use the techniques of oral storytelling and recitation.

He is of German heritage through his great-grandfather from his patrilineal ancestry. In 1988, Albert Wendt took up a professorship of English at the University of Auckland, the first person of Pacific ancestry to hold a professorial chair in New Zealand. He was appointed to the first chair in Pacific literature at the University of the South Pacific in Suva. In 1988, he took up a professorship of Pacific studies at the University of Auckland. In 1999, Wendt was visiting Professor of Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Hawaii.

Nuanua : Pacific Writings in English since 1980. This important anthology of contemporary Pacific writing in English is a successor to Lali, first published in 1980 and widely read and admired.

Pacific Writing in English Since 1980 (Talanoa). Published July 1, 1995 by University of Hawaii Press. Internet Archive Wishlist

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Authentic Pacific literature written by Pacific islanders began to emerge about 1970 and to overwrite the . South Pacific Literature: From Myth to Fabulation. Nuanua: Pacific Writing in English since 1980.

Authentic Pacific literature written by Pacific islanders began to emerge about 1970 and to overwrite the perspectives and stereotypes that had characterized colonial narratives set in the Pacific written prior to that time. Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies. Sons for the Return Home.

This important anthology of contemporary Pacific writing in English is a successor to Lali, first published in 1980 and widely read and admired. It includes work from new and well-established writers from nine This important anthology of contemporary Pacific writing in English is a successor to Lali, first published in 1980 and widely read and admired.

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It remains an essential resource for teachers of Pacific literature. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. How do I upload a book?

This important anthology of contemporary Pacific writing in English is a successor to Lali, first published in 1980 and widely read and admired. Nuanua, like Lali, edited by distinguished Samoan writer Albert Wendt, shows the growing strength and confidence of Pacific writing in fiction and poetry since 1980. It includes work from new and well-established writers from nine Pacific communities: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Vanuatu, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Samoa. The legacy of colonialism and the problems of development and political change are among the themes explored.