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Littérature-monde or Littérature océanienne? Internationalism versus Regionalism in Francophone Pacific Writing

Michelle Keown

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The 2007 Manifesto ‘Pour une littérature-monde en français’ introduces the notion of a ‘world literature in French’ as an enabling alternative to Francophonie, which it rejects for its neo-colonial ... More


Telling Tales Out of School: Sia Figiel and Indigenous Knowledge in Pacific Islands Literature

Judith Raiskin

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the atavistic elements of colonial mythmaking and the intransigence of the fantasies continuing to influence both the imaginations of Americans and Europeans and the lives of ... More


Indigenous Pacific Fiction in English: The ‘First Wave’

Steven Winduo

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the first wave of Indigenous Pacific novels written in English, which dates back to around 1955 and culminates in 1980 with the publication of Albert Wendt's edition, Lali: A ... More


Heliotropes: Solar Ecologies and Pacific Radiations

Elizabeth DeLoughrey

in Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195394429
eISBN:
9780190252809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195394429.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the complex relationship between Cold War ecology and radiation, with particular emphasis on the solar metaphor—the heliotrope—and its byproduct, radiation, as traces of ... More


Indigenous Pacific Fiction in English: The ‘Niu Wave’

Mohit Prasad

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the ‘niu wave’ of Indigenous Pacific novels written in English. The ‘new wave’ of South Pacific fiction was marked by the appearance of Albert Wendt's second anthology, Nuanua ... More


Adventures in Chronicling: The Relational Web of Albert Wendt’s The Adventures of Vela

Steven Gin

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter offers a reading of Albert Wendt’s 2009 novel The Adventures of Vela and highlights the ways in which he brings a relational web among the many oral, textual, and mythological works into ... More


Major Authors: Albert Wendt, Sia Figiel, Epeli Hau‘ofa

Michelle Keown

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the work of three Indigenous Pacific novelists: Albert Wendt, Sia Figiel, and Epeli Hauʻofa. Wendt, Figiel, and Hauʻofa all come from the anglophone south-west of Oceania, ... More


Transnational Movements: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific

Janet Wilson

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The post-World War II period saw the increased migration of non-anglophone Europeans and Asians to Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, resulting in the formation of hybridized diasporic communities ... More


Māori Novels in English

Christine Prentice

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the history of Maōri novels written primarily in English and for adult readers, taking as its definitional starting point the self-identification of the author as Maōri. ... More


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