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Pac.PS159.O28L96 2006
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TITLE: American Pacificism : Oceania in the U.S. imagination / Paul Lyons.
AUTHOR: Lyons, Paul.
SERIES: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures
PUBLISHED: New York ; London : Routledge, 2006.
DESCRIPTION: xii, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-256) and index.
NOTES: Introduction : bound-together stories, varieties of ignorance, and the challenge of hospitality -- Where "cannibalism" has been, tourism will be : forms and functions of American Pacificism -- Opening accounts in the South Seas : Edgar Allan Poe's Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, James Fenimore Cooper's The crater, and the antebellum development of American Pacificism -- Lines of fright : fear, perception, performance, and the "seen" of cannibalism in Charles Wilkes's Narrative and Herman Melville's Typee -- A poetics of relation : friendships between Oceanians and U.S. citizens in the literature of encounter -- From man-eaters to spam-eaters : cannibal tours, lotus-eaters, and the (anti)development of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century imaginings of Oceania
SUBJECT: - Redeeming Hawai'i (and Oceania) in Cold War terms : A. Grove Day, James Michener, and histouricism -- Conclusion : changing pre---scriptions : varieties of antitourism in the contemporary literatures of Oceania.
SUBJECT: American literature--History and criticism.
SUBJECT: Oceania--In literature.
SUBJECT: Oceania--Foreign public opinion, American.--United States
SUBJECT: Relations--Oceania.
SUBJECT: Relations--United States.

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