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Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
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Stevenson, Robert Louis In the South Seas
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Stevenson, Robert Louis

In the South Seas

€ 18.95

Robert Louis Stevenson`s account of his travels in the Marquesas, the Paumotus and the Gilbert Islands during 1888-9, accompanied by his wife Fanny and their family


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgements vii
Introduction viii
Note on the Text xxxvi
Further Reading xxxvii
Map
xl
IN THE SOUTH SEAS
PART I: THE MARQUESAS
An Island Landfall
5(5)
Making Friends
10(7)
The Maroon
17(6)
Death
23(6)
Depopulation
29(7)
Chiefs and Tapus
36(7)
Hatiheu
43(6)
The Port of Entry
49(6)
The House of Temoana
55(7)
A Portrait and a Story
62(6)
Long-Pig -- A Cannibal High Place
68(9)
The Story of a Plantation
77(8)
Characters
85(6)
In a Cannibal Valley
91(6)
The Two Chiefs of Atuona
97(10)
PART II: THE PAUMOTUS
The Dangerous Archipelago -- Atolls at a Distance
107(6)
Fakarava: An Atoll at Hand
113(7)
A House to Let in a Low Island
120(7)
Traits and Sects in the Paumotus
127(9)
A Paumotuan Funeral
136(3)
Graveyard Stories
139(16)
PART III: THE GILBERTS
Butaritari
155(5)
The Four Brothers
160(6)
Around Our House
166(8)
A Tale of a Tapu
174(6)
A Tale of a Tapu -- continued
180(9)
The Five Days` Festival
189(10)
Husband and Wife
199(10)
PART IV: THE GILBERTS -- APEMAMA
The King of Apemama: The Royal Trader
209(6)
The King of Apemama: Foundation of Equator Town
215(7)
The King of Apemama: The Palace of Many Women
222(6)
The King of Apemama: Equator Town and the Palace
228(6)
King and Commons
234(8)
The King of Apemama: Devil-Work
242(10)
The King of Apemama
252(6)
Notes 258(25)
Emendations 283
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283 pagina's
Januari 1999
227 gram
197 x 133 x 19 mm
Penguin Classics us

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