Postcolonial Pacific Writing: Representations of the Body

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Index

a
abject(ion) 13 , 69 , 81 -3, 136 -7, 147
Achebe, C. 8 , 17 , 28 , 36
Africa 8 , 31 , 79 , 104 , 179 , 202n,209n;
African writing/writers 202n;
South Africa 207n;
South African literature/criticism 196 ;
West African writing/writers 12 , 28
African-American(s) 49 , 179 -80, 207n;
dialect features 173 -4
Aidoo, A.A. 28
Algeria 104 ;
Algerian war of liberation 104
ali'i (Samoan chief of noble birth) 29 , 30 , 203n
allegory 16 ;
comic allegory 62 -3;
and dreams 114 ;
and Māori mythology 120 -1, 156 ;
(post)colonial allegory 12 , 13 , 32 -4, 36 , 66 , 72 -4, 78 , 104 -5, 118 , 127 , 130 , 152 , 192 , 195
American Samoa 19
anthropology 10 , 19 - 21 , 42 , 46 -7, 61 , 68 -9, 75 , 82 , 196 ;
see also Douglas, M.;
Mead, M.;
Freeman, D
Te Ao Hou (The New World, a magazine of Māori affairs) 127 -8, 149
Aotearoa 7 , 108 , 121 , 128 -9, 143 -4, 146 -7, 149 , 182 , 202n,208n;
see also New Zealand
architecture 107 , 122 -3;
Pacific architecture 41
Armah, A.K. 28 , 78 ;
The Beautyful Ones are Not Yet Born78
art/artistic production 2 , 14 , 19 , 38 -9, 55 , 56 , 69 , 74 , 81 -3, 99 , 107 , 109 -10, 157 , 159 , 167 , 210n;
fine arts/ painting 19 , 25 , 38 , 42 , 100 , 105 , 107 , 109 , 115 , 117 , 131 , 155 -6, 158 -9, 184 , 203n,204n;
Māori art see Māori;
and nationalism 104 -6, 122 , 126 ;
Pacific/Polynesian art(ists) 5 , 6 - 7 , 9 , 15 , 17 , 31 , 38 , 120 , 193 , 201n,212n;
performing arts 6
Arvidson, K. 4 , 128 , 150
Asia 2 , 8 , 9 ;
Asia-Pacific 7 , 9 , 38 ;
South-East Asia 7
assimilation 105 -7, 109 , 122 ;
see also Pākehā
Atenisi University (Tonga) 201n
Auckland University Press 7
Australia 3 , 8 , 11 , 44 , 61 , 63 , 80 , 205n;
Australian aborigines 1 , 202n;
literature 24.
Australian National University 61
autobiography 13 , 18 , 26 , 38 , 43 , 64 , 86 , 99 , 102 -3, 170 -1, 211n
Awatere, D. 35 , 111 , 146 ;
Maori Sovereignty35 , 111
Awoonor, K. 28

b
Bakhtin, M. 66 -8, 167
Ballantyne, R.M. 19 , 205n;
The Coral Island19
Banks, J. 2 , 46 , 199n
Baudrillard, J. 22 , 33 -4;
the hyperreal 22
Bhabha, H. 8 , 10 , 19 , 20 , 24 , 90 , 100 , 206n;
on the colonial specular encounter 77 , 89 - 90 , 96 , 99 ;
on Fanon 104 ;
on mimicry 57 ;
on racial stereotypes 112 ;
on the 'third space' 93
biblical discourse see Christianity
biculturalism (in New Zealand) 5 , 106 , 111 , 127 -8, 141 ;
multiculturalism 96 , 106 , 127
Binney, J. 134 , 138 , 139 , 141 ;
Mihaia139
Boas, F. 19 , 42 , 203n
Bougainville, L. Comte de 1 , 2 , 75 , 199n

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Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contents ix
  • Figures xi
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Postcolonial Dystopias 16
  • 2 - 'Gauguin is Dead' 38
  • 3 - Purifying the Abject Body 61
  • 4 - Alistair Te Ariki Campbell 84
  • 5 - Remoulding the Body Politic 102
  • 6 - Disease, Colonialism and the National 'Body' 127
  • 7 - Language and the Corporeal 149
  • 8 - The Narcissistic Body: 170
  • Conclusion 191
  • Notes 199
  • Bibliography 213
  • Index 229
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