Books about Papua New Guinea – Culture (II)

1. Folklore and Mythology

 

  • Abel, Russell William. Tales told in Papua: Four Original Papuan Stories retold in English. London: Livingstone Press, 1943.
  • Beier, Ulli, comp. When the Moon Was Big, and Other Legends from New Guinea. Sydney: Collins, 1972.
  • Beier, Ulli and Prithvindra Chakravarti, comp. and ed. Sun and Moon in New Guinea Folklore. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1974.
  • Brash, Elton and Nigel Krauth, ed. Traditional Poems, Chants and Songs of Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Papua Pocket Poets, 1973.
  • Brown, Herbert A. Three Elema Myths. Canberra: Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, 1988.
  • Gehberger, Johann, trans. John J. Tschauder and Pamela Swadling. The Myths of Samap: East Sepik Myths from Samap, Mandi and Senampeli Recorded between 1938 and 1940. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1977.
  • Gillison, Gillian. Between Culture and Fantasy: a New Guinea Highlands Mythology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.
  • Hesse, Karl, trans. Ulli Beier. Baining Legends. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1977.
  • Hesse, Karl and Theo Aerts, trans. and ed. Theo Aerts. Baining Dances. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1979.
  • . Baining Life and Lore. Port Moresby, Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1982.
  • Höltker, Georg, trans. Ulli Beier. Myths and Legends from Murik Lakes, Part 1. Port Moresby:Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1975.
  • , trans. Gabrielle Duigu. Myths and Legends of the Monumbo and Ngaimbom Papuans of Northeast New Guinea. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1974.
  • Janssen, Hermann et al. Tolai Myths of Origin. Milton, Queensland: Jacaranda Press, 1973.
  • Jenness, D. and A. Ballantyne. Language, Mythology and Songs of Bwaidoga: Goodenough Island, S. E. Papua. New Plymouth, New Zealand: T. Avery, 1928.
  • Köhnke, Glenys. The Shark Callers: an Ancient Fishing Tradition of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Yumi Press, 1974.
  • . Taim belong Tumbuna: Legends and Traditions of Papua New Guinea. Milton, Queensland: Jacaranda Press, 1973.
  • Landtman, Gunnar. The Folk Tales of the Kiwai Papuans. Helsinki: Societas Scientarum Fennica, 1917.
  • Laupu, Jakob Mus, transcribed and trans. C. Dorothy A. Counts. Ol Stori bilong Laupu [The Stories of Laupu]. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1982.
  • LeRoy, John. Fabricated World: an Interpretation of Kewa Tales. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1985.
  • , trans. and ed. Kewa Tales. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1985.
  • Lett, Lewis. Savage Tales. Melbourne: Cheshire, 1946.
  • Levy-Bruhl, Lucien, trans. Brian Elliott. Primitive Mythology: the Mythic World of the Australian and Papuan Natives. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1983.
  • McElhanon, Kenneth A., ed. Legends from Papua New Guinea. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1974.
  • Noble, Philip. String Figures of Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1979.
  • Pekoro, Morea. Orokolo Genesis: an Account of the Origin of the World and the People of Niugini as told in Hiri Motu. Port Moresby: Niugini Press, 1973.
  • Roleasmalik, Pensa M. Traditional Games of Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Standards Division, Provincial Educational Services, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, 1979.
  • Stokes, Donald S., comp. The Turtle and the Island: Folktales from Papua New Guinea, retold by Barbara Ker Wilson. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978, 1980; Port Moresby: Web Books, 1985.
  • Strathern, Andrew, coll. and trans. Melpa Amb Kenan [Melpa Courting Songs]. Boroko: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1974.
  • . ed. Wiru Stories (Southern Highlands Province) Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1983.
  • Vicedom, Georg F., trans. Andrew Strathern. Myths and Legends from Mount Hagen. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1977.
  • Wagner, Roy. Lethal speech: Daribi Myth of Symbolic Obviation. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1978.
  • Young, Maribelle, comp. and trans. Bwaidoka Tales. Canberra: Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, 1979.

2. Visual Arts and Material Culture

  • Beier, Georgina. Modern Images from New Guinea. Milton, Queensland: Jacaranda Press, 1975.
  • Beier, Ulli and Albert Maori Kiki. Hohao: the Uneasy Survival of an Art Form in the Papuan Gulf Melbourne: Thomas Nelson, 1970.
  • Bodrogi, Tibor. Art in North-east New Guinea. Budapest: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1961.
  • Browne, Bob. The Best of Grass Roots, 1980-81. Port Moresby: Grass Roots Co., 1982.
  • . The Complete Roots 82: Includes the Letters to Misis Kwin!! Port Moresby: Grass Roots Comic Company, 1983.
  • Crawford, Anthony L. Aida: Life and Ceremony of the Gogodala. Bathurst, New South Wales: National Cultural Council of P. N. G. with Robert Brown & Associates, 1979.
  • Dark, Philip J. C. Kilenge Life and Art: a Look at a New Guinea People. London: Academy Editions, 1974.
  • Egloff, Brian J. and Gava Aura. Pottery of Papua New Guinea: the National Collection. Port Moresby: National Museum and Art Gallery, 1977.
  • Firth, Raymond. Art and Life in New Guinea. London: The Studio, 1936; reprinted New York: AMS Press, 1979.
  • Greub, Suzanne, ed. Authority and Ornament: Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea. Basel: Tribal Art Centre, 1985.
  • Guiart, Jean. The Arts of the South Pacific. London: Thames & Hudson, 1963.
  • Haddon, Afred Cort. The Decorative Art of British New Guinea: a Study in Papuan Ethnography. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1894.
  • Kirk, Malcolm. Man as Art: New Guinea Body Decoration. London: Thames & Hudson, 1981.
  • Landtman, Gunnar. Ethnographical Collection from the Kiwai District of British New Guinea in the National Museum of Finland, Helsingfors (Helsinki): a Descriptive Survey of the Material Culture of the Kiwai People. Helsinki: Commission of the Antell Collection, 1933.
  • Leenhardt, Maurice, Arts of Oceanic Peoples. London: Thames & Hudson, 1950.
  • Lewis, Alfred Buell. Decorative Art of New Guinea, Consisting of the Two Complete Publications: Decorative Art of New Guinea, Incised Designs; and Carved and Painted Designs from New Guinea. New York: Dover Publications, 1973.
  • Lewis, Phillip H. The Social Context of Art in Northern New Ireland. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1969.
  • Linton, Ralph et al. Arts of the South Seas. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1946.
  • May, Patricia and Margaret Tuckson. The Traditional Pottery of Papua New Guinea. Sydney: Bay Books, 1982.
  • Newton, Douglas. Art Styles of the Papuan Gulf New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1961.
  • . Crocodile and Cassowary: Religious Art of the Upper Sepik River, New Guinea. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1971.
  • . Massim: Art of the Massim Area, New Guinea. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1975.
  • . New Guinea Art in the Collection of the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, New York Graphic Society, 1967.
  • Reichard, Gladys A. Melanesian Design: a Study of Style in Wood and Tortoise-shell Carving. New York: Columbia University Press, 1933; reprinted Hacker Art Books, 1969.
  • Schmitz, Carl August. Wantoat: Art and Religion of the North East New Guinea Papuans. Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1963.
  • Scoditti, Giancarlo M. G. Kitawa: a Linguistic and Aesthetic Analysis of Visual Art in Melanesia. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1990.
  • Serra Guell, Eudald and Alberto Polch Rusinol, English tr. The Art of Papua New Guinea. Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa; New York: Rizzoli, 1977.
  • Sillitoe, Paul. Made in Niugini: Technology in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. London, British Museum Publications in association with the University of Durham Publications Board, 1988.
  • Simons, S. C. and H. Stevenson. Luk Luk Gen; Look Again: Contemporary Art from Papua New Guinea. Townsville, Queensland: Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, 1990.
  • Strathern, Andrew and Marilyn Strathern. Self-decoration in Mount Hagen. London: Duckworth, 1971.
  • Vargyas, Gabor. Data on the Pictorial History of North-east Papua New Guinea. Budapest: Ethnographical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1986.

3. Literature

A. Works in English by Melanesian Writers

  • Abaijah, Josephine and Eric Wright. A Thousand Coloured Dreams. Mount Waverley, Victoria: Dellasta Pacific, 1991.
  • Beier, Ulli, ed. Black Writing from New Guinea. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1973.
  • . The Eye of God Does Not Grow Any Grass: the World through Poetry. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1978.
  • . Voices of Independence: New Black Writing from Papua New Guinea. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1980.
  • . Words of Paradise: Poetry of Papua New Guinea. South Melbourne, Victoria: Sun Books, 1972; Santa Barbara: Unicorn Press, 1973.
  • Brash, Nora Vagi. Taurama: a Play in Four Acts. Port Moresby: Owl Books, 1985.
  • Eri, Vincent [Sir Serei]. The Crocodile. Milton, Queensland: Jacaranda Press, 1970; Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1973; Auckland, New Zealand: Longman Paul, 1981.
  • Greicus, Mike, ed. Three Short Novels from Papua New Guinea. Auckland, New Zealand: Longman Paul, 1976.
  • Greicus, Mike and Elton Brash, ed. Niugini Stories. Port Moresby: Centre for Creative Arts, University of Papua New Guinea, 1973.
  • Hannett, Leo. et al. Five New Guinea Plays. Milton, Queensland: Jacaranda Press, 1970.
  • Javodimbari, Arthur. Return to my Land. Port Moresby: Papuan Pocket Poets, 1974.
  • Kagl, Toby Waim and Michael Yake Mel. Two Highland Novels from Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1984.
  • Kasaipwalova, John. Reluctant Flame. Port Moresby: Papuan Pocket Poets, 1971.
  • Kilage, Ignatius. My Mother Calls Me Yaltep. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1980; Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1984.
  • Krauth, Nigel and Elton Brash. Modern Poetry from Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Papua Pocket Poets, 1972.
  • Matane, Paulias. Aimbe, the Challenger. Port Moresby: Niugini Press, 1974.
  • . Aimbe, the Pastor: a Novel. Hicksville, New York: Exposition Press, 1979.
  • More, Ume. Whelma, My Name: Poetry. Port Moresby: Web Books, 1984.
  • Murphy, Greg, adapted and trans. Niugini, Niugini: a Trilogy of Folk Operas. Port Moresby: Department of Education, 1985.
  • Soabe, Russell. Maiba: a Papuan Novel. Washington, D. C.: Three Continents Press, 1985.
  • . Naked Thoughts: Poems and Illustrations. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1978.
  • . Wanpis. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1977.
  • Tawali, Kumulau. Signs in the Sky. Port Moresby: Papua Pocket Poets, 1970.
  • . Tribesmen’s Heartbeats. Madang: Kristen Press, 1978.

B. Works Dealing with Papua New Guinea by Foreign Writers (Mostly Australian)

  • Brown, John. Zaibatsu. Sydney: Walrus Books, 1983.
  • Downs, Ian. The Stolen Land. Milton, Queensland: Jacaranda Press, 1970; Melbourne, Wren, 1972.
  • Dutton, Geoffrey. Queen Emma of the South Seas: a Novel. Melbourne: Macmillan, 1976; Sun Books, 1988.
  • Innes, Hammond. Solomons Seal. London: Collins, 1980.
  • Kolia [Collier], John. Close to the Village. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1979.
  • A Compulsive Exhibition. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1978.
  • . My Reluctant Missionary. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1978.
  • . Up the River to Victory Junction. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1978.
  • Krauth, Nigel, ed. New Guinea Images in Australian Literature. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1982.
  • Nisbet, Hume. The Land of the Hibiscus Blossom: a Yarn of the Papuan Gulf. London: Ward & Downey, 1888.
  • Shearston, Trevor. Something in the Blood: Short Stories. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1979.
  • . Sticks that Kill: a Novel. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1985.
  • . White Lies. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1986.
  • Stow, Randolph. Visitants. London: Secker & Warburg, 1979; Minerva, 1991.
  • West, Morris. Kundu: a Novel. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1957.

4. Music

  • Chenoweth, Vida. Musical Instruments of Papua New Guinea. Ukarumpa: Papua New Guinea, Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1976.
  • . The Usarufas and their Music. Dallas, Texas: SIL Museum of Anthropology, 1979.
  • Feld, Steven. Sound and Sentiment: Birds, Weeping, Poetics and Song in Kaluli Expression. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982.
  • Fischer, Hans, trans. Philip W. Holzknecht, ed. Don Niles. Sound-producing Instruments in Oceania: Construction and Playing Technique, Distribution and Function. Port Moresby: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 1986.
  • Helfert, R. and David Holdsworth. Songs of Papua New Guinea. Milton, Queensland: Jacaranda Press, 1974.
  • Kunst, Jaap. trans. Jeune Scott-Kemball. Music in New Guinea: Three Studies. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1967.
  • Lavin, Sister M. Duchesne. Kada Kakailai: Our Song: Traditional Songs from P. N. G. Sydney: Warner Brothers Music, 1982.

5. Press and Broadcasting

  • Cass, Philip. ”A Comparison of the Coverage of the Bougainville Civil War in The Australian and The Times of PNG”. Australian Journalism Review, v. 14, no. 2, July-Dec 1992, pp.79-90.
  • . “New Guinea’s First Newspapers: the Missionary Press in German New Guinea 1886/1914”. Australian Journalism Review, v. 13, nos 1-2, Jan/Dec 1991, pp.71-81.
  • McKay, Ian K. Broadcasting in Papua New Guinea. Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press, 1976.
  • Report of the Board of Inquiry into Broadcasting (including Television) in Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: The Board, 1987.
  • Report of the National Newspaper Committee. Port Moresby: The Committee, 1980.

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