Literary culture and the Pacific

nineteenth-century textual encounters
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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, New York, NY, USA
Oceania, Knowledge, Intellectual life, History and criticism, Exoticism in literature, European literature, In literature, Culture conflict in liter
StatementVanessa Smith
SeriesCambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture -- 13
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN761 .S65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 296 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24812217M
ISBN 100521573599, 0521022983
ISBN 139780521022989
LC Control Number97007612

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