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Papers of Contest

Papers of Contest (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

By Cleave, Peter

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The theme of this collection of papers is contest. There is a challenge in each paper. The first paper looks at literacy in the nineteenth century in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In the next paper conventional research is challenged with an idea of indigenous modes of inquiry. The follo...wing paper looks at confrontational theatre and film in the 1990s. The discussion of Francis Pound and Wystan Curnow considers images, symbols and the art of a place, a country, I suppose. The review of Martin Blythe's book involves several of the themes so far considered as well as others and tries to describe an exciting analysis. The consideration of the native, the outlaw and the frontier widens the perspective of the collection. The rest of the papers in the collection take the idea of contest into different areas. The discussion of Suzie Cato takes the discussion into mainstream media in Aotearoa/New Zealand. By contrast the next article looks at work with perhaps more limited but nonetheless highly critical audiences and the construction of or the playing with a notion of the Pakeha-Maori. The final paper is a consideration of the grotesque. This raises a number of questions that are left hanging and that, I suppose, is what happens in a collection with the theme of contest,
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ISBN 9781877229282
Published NZ 1 May 2008
Publisher Campus Press
Format Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
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ISBN-13 9781877229282
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Campus Press
Imprint Campus Press
Published 1 May 2008
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
Edition 3rd Revised edition
Author(s) By Cleave, Peter
Category Ethnic Studies
Indigenous Peoples
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 133
Dimensions Width: 120mm
Height: 200mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Social Studies: General
ONIX Text College/higher education