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Author McLaren, John D.

Title New Pacific literatures : culture and environment in the European Pacific / John McLaren
Published New York : Garland Pub., 1993


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Description xvii, 384 pages ; 23 cm
Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1054
Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1054
Contents Pt. 1. Into the Wilderness. 1. Ideas of the New Worlds. 2. Lands of Desire: Patterns of Literature in the New World of the United States. 3. Myth and Countermyth in Australian Literature. 4. Canadian Voyagers and Garrisons. 5. Lands Outside Eden: The Case of Africa. 6. Islands of Freedom: The Pacific Dream -- Pt. 2. Wilderness in Enclosure. 7. Regenerative Violence: Natural Man Against Society. 8. Taming the Wilderness. 9. Networks of Time. 10. Withdrawal from Violence: Writing by and About Native Americans. 11. The Canadian Pacific: Sense of Time and Place in Writing from British Columbia. 12. Reclaiming the Land: New Zealand. 13. Australia: The Violated Continent -- Pt. 3. Lost Edens. 14. Living with Darkness: Native Peoples of the Pacific. 15. Asia in the Pacific
Analysis Literature
Pacific region
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-371) and index
Subject English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Social aspects.
Pacific Area -- Literatures -- History and criticism.
LC no. 92001672
ISBN 081530496X