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Author Simms, Norman Toby.

Title My cow comes to haunt me / Norman Simms
Published New York : Pace University Press, [1995]


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 W'PONDS  809.93553 S5926/M  AVAILABLE
Description xxxviii, 376 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Reading Oral Texts -- Ch. 2. On and in the Fringes -- Ch. 3. Naive Books in the Pacific -- Ch. 4. Coming of Age in the Late 17th and Early 18th Century -- Ch. 5. Defoe's Cynical Journey to the Interpreted Text -- Ch. 6. The So-Called "Indians" and the Textualizing and Contextualization of European Colonialist Discourse -- Ch. 7. My Cow Comes to Haunt Me: Part I - Savages, Bush-Rangers, Cows and Other Fauna of Australia -- Ch. 8. My Cow Comes to Haunt Me: Part II - The Question of Civilization and Textualization
Notes "European explorers, travellers, and novelists constructing textual selves and imagining the unthinkable in lands and islands beyond the sea from Christopher Columbus to Alexander von Humboldt."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Culture conflict -- Pacific Area -- Historiography.
European fiction -- History and criticism.
European literature -- History and criticism.
Europeans -- Travel -- Pacific Area -- Historiography.
Geographical discoveries in literature.
Imperialism -- Historiography.
Explorers in literature.
Travelers' writings, European -- History and criticism.
Pacific Area -- Discovery and exploration -- European -- Historiography.
Pacific Area -- Colonies -- Historiography.
LC no. 94019523
ISBN 0944473180 (alk. paper)
0944473199 (paperbackalk. paper)