South Sea tales

London, J. (2002) South Sea tales. Series: The Modern Library classics. Modern Library: New York, USA. ISBN 9780375759291

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Abstract

Like the celebrated "Klondike Tales," the stories that comprise "South Sea Tales" derive their intensity from the author's own far-flung adventures, conveying an impassioned, unsparing vision borne only of experience. The powerful tales gathered here vividly evoke the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific and its capricious tropical landscape, while also trenchantly observing the delicate interplay between imperialism and the exotic.

Item Type:Edited Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gair, Dr Christopher
Authors: London, J.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PS American literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:Modern Library
ISBN:9780375759291
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