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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Jacqueline A. Braveboy-Wagner, with W. Marvin Will ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||HF1496.5.E18 B73 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 217 p. :|
|Number of Pages||217|
|LC Control Number||92017082|
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Pacific poetry is as diverse as the cultures of Oceania. Contemporary Pacific Islander poetry most commonly includes oral and written poetry composed by authors who are genealogically linked to the indigenous people of the areas of the Pacific known as Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia.
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