6 edition of Tales of the Tikongs found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR9655.9.H38 T35 1994b|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||94020127|
‘Tales of the Tikongs’ by Epeli Hau’ofa. This collection of twelve short stories is a brilliant satire of life in the Blue Continent. In each tale, the famous Tongan-Fijian author takes you on an unforgettable journey to Tiko – a tiny island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean – where you get introduced to a vast array of colourful characters, who are forced to deal with a sudden wave. suggesting the Tikongs as a new 'chosen people'; instead he utilizes the Hebrew experience as a reference for other minority cultures similarly challenged and compromised by the threat of some form of diaspora. It seems appropriate, then, that Tales of the Tikongs often resembles a missing book of the Old Testament, set in the Pacific and.
Throughout the twelve sketches in Epeli Hau’ofa’s Tales of the Tikongs, significant questions and issues are proposed, probed, and prodded. Many of these elements, however, are hidden behind the exaggerated antics of the Tikongs and Hau’ofa’s cunning humor and satire, which give the reader an opportunity to not only ask, “What is Hau’ofa’s point of view?,” but more importantly. Although this little book is an easy read, it is chock full of insight into colonization, decolonization, reconstruction, the new elite, and everything involved it takes to "build a national identity." This book is a keeper. Not only will you want to share it, you will want to read it again and again.5/5(1).
Buy Tales of the Tikongs by Epeli Hauofa (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Mar 22, · Tales of the Tikongs (Tonga) March 22, June 2, bookworm. by Epeli Hau’ofa. 93 pages. This is a seriously sarcastic little book. If you took Terry Pratchett, Robert Aspirin, Carl Hiaasen and Joseph Heller and mixed them all together, then put them in traditional Tikong dress, you’d have half an idea of how funny this book is.
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Jun 07, · Tales of the Tikongs, is a short collection of short stories by the great writer Epeli Hau'ofa. The stories describe life in a small island nation in Oceania.
Like some countries in Oceania, the people are exceptionally devout (and in the book somewhat intolerant) Christians/5(33). This item: Tales of the Tikongs by Epeli Hau'ofa Paperback $ Only 13 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by awordathought.com FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details.
Where We Once Belonged by Sia Figiel Paperback $ Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).Cited by: Nov 03, · 'Tales of the Tikongs' is a small feast, prepared by a master chef of a writer who knows the cuisine of the Pacific like no one else. Epeli Hau'ofa's extensive knowledge as an academic, a critic, an artist and by his own admission, a peasant albeit a highly educated one, are honed together in these fabulously absurd and satiric tales that will /5.
The best of middle school teaching is learning by doing and is interdisciplinary. This book ties it all together and offers a complete, innovative program, from vision, through planning, implementation, and assessment. The program is accomplished through the collaboration of the school library media specialist and the language arts teacher.1/5(1).
Mar 23, · ‘Tales of the Tikongs’ is a collection of satirical short stories penned by a well-known Fijian/Tongan writer and anthropologist, Epeli Hau'ofa. Summary The inhabitants of Tiko, a tiny country located somewhere in the South Pacific, used to lead peaceful and untroubled lives until the first wave of frightening change called D-E-V-E-L-O-P-M-E-N-T appeared on the horizon.
Nov 22, · Tales of the Tikongs is a collection of 12 short stories. It offers a variety of plots and different characters or protagonists. The central protagonists in the 12 stories range from fishermen, to farmers, office workers, chiefs, pastors, academics and so forth.
The book is inclusive of all there is to know about an island community. Hau'ofa, Epeli. () Tales of the Tikongs, Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press.
Reviewed by Patrick Kaiku (University of Papua New Guinea) For those of us who have been bombarded to absolute boredom with the textbook definitions of "development" and all the political rhetoric we have come to know about "development" in the Pacific Islands broadly, Tales of the Tikongs offers a slight.
Get this from a library. Tales of the Tikongs. [Epeli Hauʹofa] -- Tiko, a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, faces a tidal wave of D-E-V-E-L-O-P-M-E-N-T, which threatens to demolish ancestral ways and the human spirit. From Sione, who prefers to play cards with his. Sep 18, · It is interesting to consider how Tales of the Tikongs would have progressed if each section had been narrated by the different characters in each.
I think that the structure of this book functions best with one narrator so as to keep the stories objective and so that Hau'ofa is able to humorously satirize both Tikongs and foreign aides.
Tales of the Tikongs - Ebook written by Epeli Hau'ofa. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Tales of the Tikongs/5(2). - Tales of the Tikongs by Hau?ofa, Epeli.
You Searched For: Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor. If this book were to be summed up in one sentence, it would be: “‘Development’ comes to a small Pacific island”.
Tales of the Tikongs is a collection of vignettes of what happens when foreign development experts try to impose development on a happy-go-lucky people.
And “impose” is the word—the so-called experts have very little. Tales of the Tikongs by Epeli Hau'ofa starting at $ Tales of the Tikongs has 1 available editions to buy at Alibris. In this lively satire of contemporary South Pacific life, we meet a familiar cast of characters: multinational experts, religious fanatics, con men, "simple" villagers, corrupt politicians.
In writing about this tiny world of flawed personalities, Hau‘ofa displays his wit and range of comic resource, amply exercising what one reviewer called his “gift of seeing absurdity. Tales of the Tikongs by Epeli Hau'ofa starting at $ Tales of the Tikongs has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.
Jul 28, · Tales of the Tikongs, Epeli Hau'ofa, Tonga, #4 Borrowed from SF library Read November Rating: 3/5 Recommended for: Mack and the boys I can't remember much about this book of short stories by Tongan/Fijian/New Guinean author Epeli Hau'ofa. I borrowed a copy from the San Francisco library, who borrowed it from another institution, and.
Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Aug 01, · Tales of the Tikongs by Epeli Hau'ofa,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().
Hau'ofa (Kisses in the Nederends) serves up a delightfully fresh and funny collection of tales about his South Pacific homeland. In this first book of stories, he wryly describes daily life on the tin.
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I can't remember much about this book of short stories by Tongan/Fijian/New Guinean author Epeli Hau'ofa. I borrowed a copy from the San Francisco library, who borrowed it from another institution, and I wasn't able to renew it, so I found myself scrambling to finish /5(3).Editions for Tales of the Tikongs: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: May 02, · Tales of the Tikongs is a brilliantly funny series of loosely connected stories about the impact of the international development industry on South Pacific island nations.
Set in the imaginary country of Tiki, a stand-in for Hau'ofa's native Fiji, this slim volume covers everything from the lifecycle of a Tikong Sunday School student to the.