He Moolelo Kaao O Kamapuaa: The Hawaiian Pig-God Lilikalā K. Kameeleihiwa

ISBN: 9780930897604

Published: November 28th 1996

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184 pages


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He Moolelo Kaao O Kamapuaa: The Hawaiian Pig-God  by  Lilikalā K. Kameeleihiwa

He Moolelo Kaao O Kamapuaa: The Hawaiian Pig-God by Lilikalā K. Kameeleihiwa
November 28th 1996 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 184 pages | ISBN: 9780930897604 | 9.19 Mb

An insightful, thoroughly annotated translation of He Moolelo Kaao o Kamapuaa, a version of the Kamapuaa epic that appeared anonymously in the Hawaiian-language newspaper Ka Leo o ka Lahui in 1891. Lilikala Kameeleihiwa identifies its strongMoreAn insightful, thoroughly annotated translation of He Moolelo Kaao o Kamapuaa, a version of the Kamapuaa epic that appeared anonymously in the Hawaiian-language newspaper Ka Leo o ka Lahui in 1891.

Lilikala Kameeleihiwa identifies its strong sexual themes and the timing of its publication--just before the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy--as an expression of Hawaiian rebellion against increasing Western dominance. Her translation offers valuable insights into nineteenth-century Hawaiian culture, as well as that of ancient times.



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