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The South Pacific narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London

Lawrence Phillips

The South Pacific narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London

race, class, imperialism

by Lawrence Phillips

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In literature,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Imperialism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLawrence Phillips
    SeriesContinuum literary studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5496 .P48 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25223576M
    ISBN 109781441199560, 9781441199287, 9781441173386
    LC Control Number2012005163

    The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London Race, Class, Imperialism 1st Edition by Lawrence Phillips and Publisher Continuum. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: , Robert Louis Stevenson has the right word for everything, and the right observations of every new culture he encounters on his trips around the Pacific. He captures people just before and during the invasion of traders to their islands. A remarkable anthropological and personal account/5.

    Cruising with Robert Louis Stevenson: Travel, Narrative, and the Colonial Body is the first booklengthstudy about the influence of travel on RobertLouis Stevenson’s writings, both fiction and the contexts of late-Victorian imperialism andethnographic discourse, the book offers original closereadings of individual works by.   This book examines how the South Pacific was represented by explorers, missionaries, travelers, writers and artists between and It draws on history, literature, art history, and anthropology in its study of different, often conflicting colonial discourses of the Pacific. Among its Author: Rod Edmond.

    South Sea Tales, includes "Mauki" and "The Terrible Solomans." The People of the Abyss, narrative and photgraphs of the slums of London. The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London: Race, Class, Imperialism. NY: Continuum, Robert Louis Stevenson synonyms, Robert Louis Stevenson pronunciation, Robert Louis Stevenson translation, English dictionary definition of Robert Louis Stevenson. Noun 1. Robert Louis Stevenson - Scottish author Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson, Stevenson.


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About The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London From to Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London were uniquely placed to witness and record the imperial struggle for the South Pacific.

Lawrence Phillips’s study, The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London, culminates in detailed readings of two novels, Stevenson’s The Wrecker () and London’s Adventure (), that explore their narrative techniques. But for most readers, the strength of this work will lie less in its analysis of these particular novels and more in Phillips’s broader canvas Author: Katharine Anderson.

The South Pacific narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London; race, class, imperialism. Phillips, Lawrence. Continuum Publishing Group pages $ Hardcover Continuum literary studies PR 'Race', class and imperialism in Stevenson's The amateur emigrant --Jack London's The people of the abyss: socialism, imperialism and the bourgeois ethnographer --Death, disease and paradise: a parable of imperial expansion --The inequities of trade: adventure narratives, ethics, and imperial commerce in Robert Louis Stevenson's The wrecker.

Phillips, L. () The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London: Race, Class, Imperialism. London and New York: Continuum. Information. The South Pacific narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London: race, class, imperialism. [Lawrence Phillips] -- From to Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London were uniquely placed to witness and record the imperial struggle for the South Pacific.

The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London: Race, Class, Imperialism. [Lawrence Phillips] -- From to Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London were uniquely placed to witness and record the imperial struggle for the South Pacific.

The South Pacific narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London () Sur la route de Jack London () Jack London (). This marvelous collection of travel stories from the South Pacific reveals Paul Gauguin's shocking Tahitian secrets, retraces the last tragic days of Robert Louis Stevenson, and recounts the author's own haunting by Herman Melville, as well as his attempts to seduce the Slovenian Olympic ski.

Book Description. Robert Louis Stevenson's departure from Europe in coincided with a vocational crisis prompted by his father's death. Impatient with his established identity as a writer, Stevenson was eager to explore different ways of writing, at the same time that living in the Pacific stimulated a range of latent intellectual and political interests.

South pacific narratives of robert louis stevenson and jack london: race, class, imperialism. [Lawrence Phillips] -- From to Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London were uniquely placed to witness and record the imperial struggle for the South Pacific.

87 books based on 49 votes: Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener, Fiji by Lance Morcan, The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial P. SUBSCRIBE HERE TO OUR CHANNEL. FRESH CONTENT UPLOADED DAILY. Stories of Ships and the Sea Jack LONDON ( - ) 5 Exciting short stories by one of Americas best.

Sea Stories - audiobook. Eight good stories by Jack London, about the people and places of the south Pacific in Also a good long introduction by A. Grove Day which should (like all too many "introductions") only be read *after* reading the stories.4/5(76). Eight good stories by Jack London, about the people and places of the south Pacific in Also a good long introduction by A.

Grove Day which should (like all too many "introductions") only be read *after* reading the stories.4/5(75).

Typee is one of the first and arguably the most intelligent contemporary account of Western and Polynesian cultural interaction in the nineteenth century Pacific, and provided many later writers (such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Louis Becke and Jack London) with the themes and images that came to symbolise the Pacific experience: cannibalism, cultural absorption, colonialism, exoticism, eroticism, natural plenty and beauty, and a perceived simplicity of native lifestyle /5(79).

Indeed, as a narrative device, Wiltshire anticipates Conrad’s Marlow in its ability to capture the particular idiom and outlook of a particular type of colonial subject.

See Robert Irwin Hillier, The South Sea Fiction of Robert Louis Stevenson (New York, Peter Lang, ), p. Google ScholarCited by: 2. My introduction to the fiction of Jack London is South Sea Tales, an immersive collection of short stories that rustled palm trees in my imagination and at times seemed to blow the aroma of banana leaves from the ally published in South Sea Tales (), House of Pride and Other Tales of Hawaii (), A Son of the Sun () and posthumously, On the Makaloa Mat (), these /5.

Robert Louis Stevenson on his horse Jack in Samoa. Photograph: Universal Images Group/Getty Images A dapting a book is a sure-fire way of discovering its strengths and weaknesses. The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London: Race, Class, Imperialism by Lawrence Phillips avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 5 editions.Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of English literature.

He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov/5.This book examines how the South Pacific was represented by explorers, missionaries, travellers, writers, and artists between and by drawing on history, literature, art history, and anthropology.

Edmond engages with colonial texts and postcolonial theory, criticising both for their failure to acknowledge the historical specificity of colonial discourses and cultural encounters, and.