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Transpacific Imaginations: History, Literature, Counterpoetics (review)

Transpacific Imaginations: History, Literature, Counterpoetics (review) 208 the contemporary pacific • 22:1 (2010) and instead of the promised refer- Transpacific Imaginations: History, endum on independence, the tenth Literature, Counterpoetics, by Yunte anniversary saw a new agreement to Huang. Cambridge, ma: Harvard defer decision on the constitutional University Press, 2008. isbn 978-0- future for a further fifteen or twenty 674-02637-7; xi + 187 pages, illus- years. Few expect startling new initia- trations, maps, bibliography, index. tives under French President Nicolas Cloth, us$37.00. Sarkozy, who is visiting New Caledo- nia during 2009. The striking Tjibaou For the past twenty years or so, the Cultural Centre outside Nouméa is field of American studies has under- now in full operation, and in New gone a post-national turn that has Caledonian politics, cooperation has elicited diverse scholarship that takes replaced confrontation. But Tjibaou’s hemispheres, regions, areas, border- principal legacy is the word, and this lands, and the planet as founding is what Waddell brings, in English, to critical geographies. This turn, once a Pacific readership that is overwhelm- cutting-edge, has become more or less ingly anglophone. A French-language the norm for the field. In Transpacific version is planned (the author is as Imaginations: History, Literature, fluent in French as he http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Transpacific Imaginations: History, Literature, Counterpoetics (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 22 (1) – Feb 21, 2010

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Abstract

208 the contemporary pacific • 22:1 (2010) and instead of the promised refer- Transpacific Imaginations: History, endum on independence, the tenth Literature, Counterpoetics, by Yunte anniversary saw a new agreement to Huang. Cambridge, ma: Harvard defer decision on the constitutional University Press, 2008. isbn 978-0- future for a further fifteen or twenty 674-02637-7; xi + 187 pages, illus- years. Few expect startling new initia- trations, maps, bibliography, index. tives under French President Nicolas Cloth, us$37.00. Sarkozy, who is visiting New Caledo- nia during 2009. The striking Tjibaou For the past twenty years or so, the Cultural Centre outside Nouméa is field of American studies has under- now in full operation, and in New gone a post-national turn that has Caledonian politics, cooperation has elicited diverse scholarship that takes replaced confrontation. But Tjibaou’s hemispheres, regions, areas, border- principal legacy is the word, and this lands, and the planet as founding is what Waddell brings, in English, to critical geographies. This turn, once a Pacific readership that is overwhelm- cutting-edge, has become more or less ingly anglophone. A French-language the norm for the field. In Transpacific version is planned (the author is as Imaginations: History, Literature, fluent in French as he

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Published: Feb 21, 2010

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