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  • Title: Kisses in the Nederends
  • Author: Epeli Hauʻofa
  • ISBN: 9780824816858
  • Page: 105
  • Format: Paperback

  • In the best Rabelaisian tradition, Kisses in the Nederends weaves a tale of improbabilities around the seat of the last great taboo Oilei Bomboki wakes one morning with an excruciating pain that sends him anxiously searching for a cure Unsuccessful treatments at the hands of various healers and doctors, culminating in a bizarre operation, lead the desperate Oilei to seekIn the best Rabelaisian tradition, Kisses in the Nederends weaves a tale of improbabilities around the seat of the last great taboo Oilei Bomboki wakes one morning with an excruciating pain that sends him anxiously searching for a cure Unsuccessful treatments at the hands of various healers and doctors, culminating in a bizarre operation, lead the desperate Oilei to seek the help of Babu Vivekanand sage, yogi, and conman Through Babu s teachings Oilei learns to love and respect the source of his and, ultimately, everyone else s complaint By turns savage and absurdly comic, this brilliant satire allows Hau ofa to comment on aspects of life in a small Pacific community perched precariously between traditional and modern ways A Promise of Renewal An Interview with Epeli Hau ofa follows the novel.
    Epeli Hauʻofa
    Hau ofa was born of Tongan missionary parents working in Papua New Guinea At his death, he was a citizen of Fiji, living in Suva He attended school in Papua New Guinea, Tonga, and Fiji Lelean Memorial School , and later attended the University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales McGill University, Montreal and the Australian National University, Canberra, where he gained a Ph.D in social anthropology Hau ofa published in 1981 with the title Mekeo inequality and ambivalence in a village society Hau ofa taught briefly at the University of Papua New Guinea, and was a research fellow at the University of the South Pacific USP in Suva, Fiji From 1978 to 1981 he was the Deputy Private Secretary to His Majesty King T ufa hau Tupou IV The King of Tonga , while serving as the keeper of palace records During his time in Tonga, Hau ofa co produced the literary magazine Faikara with his wife Barbara In early 1981 he re joined USP as the first director of the newly created Rural Development Centre based in Tonga.Hau ofa subsequently taught sociology at USP and in 1983 became the Head of the Department of Sociology at the main campus in Suva In 1997, Hau ofa became the founder and director of the Oceania Centre for Arts and Culture OCAC at USP in Suva.As the author of Mekeo Inequality and ambivalence in a village society and Tales of the Tikongs, Hau ofa dealt with indigenous responses to the changes occurring and those that have already occurred by modernization and development Kisses in the Nederends, a novel and, recently, We Are the Ocean Selected Works, include fiction, poetry and essays Tales of the Tikongs was translated into Danish in 2002 by John Allan Pedersen as Stillehavsfort llinger, ISBN 87 7514 076 4 Epeli Hau ofa died at the Suva Private Hospital in Suva, Fiji 11 January 2009 at the age of 70 He was survived by his wife, Barbara, and son, Epeli Si i A funeral service was held at the University of the South Pacific campus in Suva, 15 January 2009 He was buried at his farm in Lami, Fiji.


    Commentaires:

    Ratnayu Candra Kirana
    This book is so interesting, funny, and smart. Hau'ofa brilliantly puts all of his thoughts with humorous approach. It makes this book readable. Moreover, this book is just so imaginative, and even though the jokes are sometimes kind of disgusting, they are not just empty trash-talks. All in all, nice work.

    John
    Epeli Hau'ofa was born in 1939 to Tongan parents working as Christian missionaries in Papua New Guinea. He served for some years as a personal secretary to the King of Tonga. He had a PhD in Anthropology, and was a major public intellectual and writer from Polynesia (AKA the South Pacific), or, as he preferred to call it, Oceania. He wrote some poetry, this novel, a collection of satirical short stories about a small fictional island country in Oceania called Tales of the Tikongs, several works [...]

    Hayley
    This book was a wild ride. At the most basic, it's a crude, sometimes offensive, sometimes disturbing but all-around comedic tale about a man with a pain in the ass and his quest to find relief. At best, it's a no-holds-barred commentary and critique about the state of the post-colonial Pacific and growing up on a post-colonial island myself, much of it rang true. From the endless chain of gossip to the fear of hospitals, the questionable but trusted medicine folk and the intermingling of politi [...]

    Nathaniel
    weird and, as Subramani notes in the interview with Hau‘ofa, occasionally disturbing — but fun, too, in its odd way; I laughed aloud many times when reading it, and some of Hau‘ofa's observations about world politics are very astute.

    Melina Natalie
    Hilarious and unique piece of literature, as well as graphical and critical of society in general.

    brick
    A bizarre, confusing and uncomfortable allegory on Pacific Island history.

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