South Seas (genre)
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Elements of the genre may include:
- World War II in the Pacific
- Noble savage
- Historical incidents
- Culture Clash
- Shipwreck or crashed aircraft
Noted authors of the genre, and key works, include
- J. Allan Dunn: The Island of the Dead (1915), Beyond the Rim (1916), etc.
- Robert Dean Frisbie: The Book of Puka Puka (1929), etc.
- Jack London: Adventure (1911), South Sea Tales, etc.
- W. Somerset Maugham: The Moon and Sixpence (1919), "Rain," etc.
- Herman Melville: Typee (1846), Omoo (1847), etc.
- James A. Michener: Tales of the South Pacific (1947)
- Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall: Mutiny on the Bounty (1932)
- Frederick O'Brien: White Shadows in the South Seas (1919)
- Robert Louis Stevenson: In the South Seas (1896)
- Charles Warren Stoddard: South-Sea Idyls (1873), Summer Cruising in the South Seas (1874), etc.
- P. 544 Lal, Brij V. & Fortune, Kate The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia 2000 University of Hawaii Press
- South Seas Cinema http://www.southseascinema.org/
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