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Author Smith, Vanessa.

Title Literary culture and the Pacific : nineteenth-century textual encounters / Vanessa Smith
Published Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998

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Description xiv, 296 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 13
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 13
Contents Introduction: acts of reading -- 1. 'A gift of fabrication': the beachcornber as bricoleur -- 2. Lip service and conversion -- 3. 'Other people's books': Stevenson's Pacific travels -- 4. Piracy and exchange: Stevenson's Pacific fiction -- 5. In the press of events: Stevenson's Pacific history -- After-word: 'the impediment of tongues'
Notes Bibliography: p271-292. - Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-292) and index
Subject Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 -- Knowledge -- Oceania
Beachcombing -- In literature.
European literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Exoticism in literature.
Culture conflict in literature.
Islands of the Pacific -- In literature.
Islands of the Pacific -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
LC no. 97007612
ISBN 0521573599
Other Titles Literary culture and the Pacific : 19th century textual encounters