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Cook & Omai : the cult of the South Seas / National Library of Australia
Bib ID 818710
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description Parkes, A.C.T. : National Library of Australia, 2001 
v, 66 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0642107319
0642107319
0642107319
Full contents
  • The cult of the south seas / Michelle Hetherington
  • Spectacles of knowledge: OMAI as ethnographic travelogue / Iain McCalman
  • Comedy in the OMAI pantomime / Christa Knellwolf
  • Images of Mai / Caroline Turner
  • Omai's things / Harriet Guest
  • The art of ventriloquism: European imagination and the Pacific / Alexander Cook
  • Mai, the other beyond the exotic stranger / Paul Turnbull
  • O Mai! This is Mai: a masque of a sort / Greg Dening.
 
Notes

Curated for the National Library of Australia by Michelle Hetherington in association with Iain McCalman and Alexander Cook of the Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University. -- t.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

Also available online at: http:/­/­pandora.nla.gov.au/­pan/­36336/­20080604-0944/­www.nla.gov.au/­epubs/­cook-omai/­index.html

Subjects Omai - Journeys - England.  |  Omai - In literature.  |  Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Friends and associates.  |  Pacific Islanders - England.  |  Noble savage.
Other authors/contributors Hetherington, Michelle, 1959-  |  National Library of Australia  |  Humanities Research Centre (The Australian National University)
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