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Songs and Poems of Queen Salote

Songs and Poems of Queen Salote

This work brings together in one volume the known artistic work of Queen Salote, Tonga's poet on the throne (1918-1965). It features line for line translations of 114 compositions, including songs, lullabies, laments, and Tonga's great dances, the Lakalaka and Ma'ulu'ulu.

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ISBN 9789822130089
Published 1 November 2004
Format Hardback, New title
Author(s) By Taumoefolau, Melenaire
Edited by Wood-Ellem, Elizabeth

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ISBN-13 9789822130089
ISBN-10 9822130082
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Vava'u Press Ltd
Publication Date 1 November 2004
Publication Country Tonga Tonga
Format Hardback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Taumoefolau, Melenaire
Edited by Wood-Ellem, Elizabeth
Category Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Interest Age All ages
Reading Age All ages
NBS Text Poetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
ONIX Text College/higher education;General/trade
Number of Pages 422
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Dewey Code 781.629948092
Catalogue Code 194106

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Brings together in one volume the known artistic work of Queen Salote, Tonga's 'poet on the throne' from 1918 - 1965. This beautifully produced book contains translations of one hundred and fourteen songs, lullabies, laments and dances. Tonga's rich heritage captured in sung poetry and dance is a touchstone for all Tongans who want to perpetuate their history and culture

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