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Author Silva, Noenoe K., 1954- author.

Title The power of the steel-tipped pen : reconstructing native Hawaiian intellectual history / Noenoe K. Silva ; with a foreword by Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Published Durham : Duke University Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Joseph Hoʻonaʻauao Kānepuʻu -- Selected literary works of Joseph Kānepuʻu -- Kanaka geography and aloha ʻāina -- Joseph Mokuʻōhai Poepoe -- Singing (to) the ʻāina -- Moʻolelo Hawaiʻi Kahiko
Summary Noenoe K. Silva creates a model indigenous intellectual history of a culture where--using Western standards--none is presumed to exist by examining the work of two lesser-known Hawaiian language writers from the nineteenth-century whose prolific output across many genres created a record of Native Hawaiian cultural history and thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Kānepuʻu, Joseph Hoʻonaʻauao, 1824-approximately 1886 -- Influence
Poepoe, Joseph Mokuʻōhai, 1852-1913 -- Influence
SUBJECT Kānepuʻu, Joseph Hoʻonaʻauao, 1824-approximately 1886 fast
Poepoe, Joseph Mokuʻōhai, 1852-1913 fast
Subject Hawaiian newspapers -- History -- 19th century
Hawaiian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Hawaiian language -- Social aspects
Hawaiian philosophy.
Hawaiians -- Songs and music
HISTORY -- Oceania.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Hawaiian literature
Hawaiian newspapers
Hawaiian philosophy
History -- Sources
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Intellectual life -- Sources
SUBJECT Hawaii -- Intellectual life -- 19th century -- Sources
Hawaii -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Subject Hawaii
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Songs and music
Form Electronic book
Author Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938- writer of foreword.
LC no. 2016049127
ISBN 9780822373131