The Bone People: A Novel #ad - . Out of this unorthodox trinity keri hulme has created what is at once a mystery, and an ambitious exploration of the zone where Maori and European New Zealand meet, clash, a love story, and sometimes merge. Winner of both a booker prize and Pegasus Prize for Literature, The Bone People is a work of unfettered wordplay and mesmerizing emotional complexity.
In a tower on the new zealand sea lives Kerewin Holmes, part Maori, part European, an artist estranged from her art, a woman in exile from her family.
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On the stormy night of his arrival, a prostitute has tried to end her life, he stumbles across a tense gathering of 12 local men who have met in secret to discuss a series of unexplained events: a wealthy man has vanished, and an enormous cache of gold has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk.
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Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth CenturyUniversity of Hawaii Press #ad - Now in paper this immensely readable book, full of drama and humor as well as scholarship, is a watershed in the writing of New Zealand history. In making many new assertions and challenging many historical myths, it seeks to reinterpret our approach to the past. It traces the great encounter between independent maoridom and expanding Europe from 1642 to 1916, the neo-Europeans of New Zealand, including the foundation of the Pakeha, between the 1830s and the 1880s.
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The first of two planned volumes, Making Peoples begins with the Polynesian settlement and its development into the Maori tribes in the eleventh century. It describes the forging of a neo-Polynesia and a neo-Britain and the traumatic interaction between them.
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The Villagers HuasipungoSouthern Illinois University Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Back Bay Books. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. His first novel, the villagers is still considered by most critics as Icaza’ s best, but not his first published work, and it is widely acclaimed as one of the most significant works in contemporary Latin American literature.
Thirty years after its original publication in Ecuador, The Villagers still carries a powerful message for the contemporary world and an urgent warning. Used book in Good Condition. The conditions here portrayed prevail in these areas, even today. The villagers is a story of the ruthless exploitation and extermination of an Indian village of Ecuador by its greedy landlord.
The villagers is an indictment of the latifundista system and a caustic picture of the native worker who, with little expectation from life, finds himself a victim of an antiquated feudal system aided and abetted by a grasping clergy and an indifferent government. Used book in Good Condition. First published in 1934, it is here available for the first time in an authorized English translation.
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Deeply moving in the dramatic intensity of its relentless evolution and stark human suffering, Icaza’ s novel has been translated into eleven foreign languages, on which this translation is based, including Russian and Chinese, and has gone through numerous editions in Spanish, including a revised and enlarged edition in 1953, but it has never before been authorized for translation into English.
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