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Albert Wendt is the leading writer and exponent of Pacific literature. His work is consistently different in style, politically challenging, and ranges across essays, plays, poems, stories and novels, two of which have been filmed. This book is the first full-length study of his work. There is an introduction to Pacific literature as a whole and Wendt's Samoan background. Chapters offer readings of all Wendt's major texts in chronological sequence, relating them to his essays, to literary movements of the time and to key motifs from Polynesian culture. There is an extensive bibliography of works by and about Wendt.
Title: Albert Wendt and Pacific Literature : Circling the Void
Categories: Literary Criticism/Comment,
Publisher: Auckland University Press/Manchester University Press: 2003
ISBN Number: 1869403037
ISBN Number 13: 9781869403034
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Nr. Fine
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 004485
Description: "...the world's first scholarly book-length study of Pacific writer Albert Wendt, the godfather of modern Pacific literature." Media release laid in.