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Typee : a peep at Polynesian life, Herman Melville ; introduction by Robert Sullivan ; notes by Holly Dugan

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Typee : a peep at Polynesian life
Title
Typee
Title remainder
a peep at Polynesian life
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Herman Melville ; introduction by Robert Sullivan ; notes by Holly Dugan
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the adventures of a sailor who jumps ship at a south sea island inhabited by cannibals, takes a voyage around Polynesia, and embarks on a quest for an elusive beauty among the islands of a tropical archipelago
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1819-1891
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Melville, Herman
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maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2384
LC item number
.T8 2001
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1975-
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Dugan, Holly
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  • Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia)
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Sailors
Label
Typee : a peep at Polynesian life, Herman Melville ; introduction by Robert Sullivan ; notes by Holly Dugan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • ǂt Sea -- ǂt Longings for Shore -- ǂt A Land-sick Ship -- ǂt Destination of the Voyagers -- ǂt Marquesas -- ǂt Adventure of a Missionary's Wife among the Savages -- ǂt Characteristic Anecdote of the Queen of Nukuheva -- ǂt Passage from the Cruising Ground to the Marquesas -- ǂt Sleepy times aboard Ship -- ǂt South Sea Scenery -- ǂt Land ho! -- ǂt French Squadron discovered at Anchor in the Bay of Nukuheva -- ǂt Strange Pilot -- ǂt Escort of Canoes -- ǂt A Flotilla of Cocoa-nuts -- ǂt Swimming Visitors -- ǂt Dolly boarded by them -- ǂt State of affairs that ensue -- ǂt Some Account of the late operations of the French at the Marquesas -- ǂt Prudent Conduct of the Admiral -- ǂt Sensation produced by the Arrival of the Strangers -- ǂt First Horse seen by the Islanders -- ǂt Reflections -- ǂt Miserable Subterfuge of the French -- ǂt Digression concerning Tahiti -- ǂt Seizure of the Island by the Admiral -- ǂt Spirited Conduct of an English Lady -- ǂt State of Affairs aboard the Ship -- ǂt Contents of her Larder -- ǂt Length of South Seamen's Voyages -- ǂt Account of a Flying Whaleman -- ǂt Determination to Leave the Vessel -- ǂt Bay of Nukuheva -- ǂt Typees -- ǂt Invasion of their Valley by Porter -- ǂt Reflections -- ǂt Glen of Tior -- ǂt Interview between the old King and the French Admiral -- ǂt Thoughts previous to attempting an Escape -- ǂt Toby, a Fellow Sailor, agrees to share the Adventure -- ǂt Last Night aboard the Ship -- ǂt A Specimen of Nautical Oratory -- ǂt Criticisms of the Sailors -- ǂt Starboard Watch are given a Holiday -- ǂt Escape to the Mountains -- ǂt Other side of the Mountain -- ǂt Disappointment -- ǂt Inventory of Articles brought from the Ship -- ǂt Division of the Stock of Bread -- ǂt Appearance of the Interior of the Island -- ǂt A Discovery -- ǂt A Ravine and Waterfalls -- ǂt A sleepless Night -- ǂt Further Discoveries -- ǂt My Illness -- ǂt A Marquesan Landscape -- ǂt Important Question, Typee or Happar? -- ǂt A Wild-Goose Chace -- ǂt My Sufferings -- ǂt Disheartening Situation -- ǂt A Night in a Ravine -- ǂt Morning Meal -- ǂt Happy Idea of Toby -- ǂt Journey towards the Valley -- ǂt Perilous Passage of the Ravine -- ǂt Descent into the Valley -- ǂt Head of the Valley -- ǂt Cautious Advance -- ǂt A Path -- ǂt Fruit -- ǂt Discovery of Two of the Natives -- ǂt Their singular Conduct -- ǂt Approach towards the inhabited parts of the Vale -- ǂt Sensation produced by our Appearance -- ǂt Reception at the House of one of the Natives -- ǂt Midnight Reflections -- ǂt Morning Visitors -- ǂt A Warrior in Costume -- ǂt A Savage AEsculapius -- ǂt Practice of the Healing Art -- ǂt Body Servant -- ǂt A Dwelling-house of the Valley described -- ǂt Portraits of its Inmates -- ǂt Officiousness of Kory-Kory -- ǂt His Devotion -- ǂt A Bath in the Stream -- ǂt Want of Refinement of the Typee Damsels -- ǂt Stroll with Mehevi -- ǂt A Typee Highway -- ǂt Taboo Groves -- ǂt Hoolah-Hoolah Ground -- ǂt Ti -- ǂt Time-worn Savages -- ǂt Hospitality of Mehevi -- ǂt Midnight Misgivings -- ǂt Adventure in the Dark -- ǂt Distinguished Honors paid to the Visitors -- ǂt Strange Procession and Return to the House of Marheyo -- ǂt Attempt to procure Relief from Nukuheva -- ǂt Perilous Adventure of Toby in the Happar Mountain -- ǂt Eloquence of Kory-Kory -- ǂt A great Event happens in the Valley -- ǂt Island Telegraph -- ǂt Something befalls Toby -- ǂt Fayaway displays a tender Heart -- ǂt Melancholy Reflections -- ǂt Mysterious Conduct of the Islanders -- ǂt Devotion of Kory-Kory -- ǂt A rural Couch -- ǂt A Luxury -- ǂt Kory-Kory strikes a Light a la Typee -- ǂt Kindness of Marheyo and the rest of the Islanders -- ǂt A full Description of the Bread-fruit Tree -- ǂt Different Modes of preparing the Fruit -- ǂt Melancholy condition -- ǂt Occurrence at the Ti -- ǂt Anecdote of Marheyo -- ǂt Shaving the Head of a Warrior -- ǂt Improvement in Health and Spirits -- ǂt Felicity of the Typees -- ǂt Their enjoyments compared with those of more enlightened Communities -- ǂt Comparative Wickedness of civilized and unenlightened People -- ǂt A Skirmish in the Mountain with the Warriors of Happar -- ǂt Swimming in company with the Girls of the Valley -- ǂt A Canoe -- ǂt Effects of the Taboo5 -- ǂt A pleasure Excursion on the Pond -- ǂt Beautiful freak of Fayaway -- ǂt Mantua-making -- ǂt A Stranger arrives in the Valley -- ǂt His mysterious conduct -- ǂt Native Oratory -- ǂt Interview -- ǂt Its Results -- ǂt Departure of the Stranger -- ǂt Reflections after Marnoo's Departure -- ǂt Battle of the Pop-guns -- ǂt Strange conceit of Marheyo -- ǂt Process of making Tappa -- ǂt History of a day as usually spent in the Typee Valley -- ǂt Dances of the Marquesan Girls -- ǂt Spring of Arva Wai -- ǂt Remarkable Monumental Remains -- ǂt Some ideas with regard to the History of the Pi-Pis found in the Valley -- ǂt Preparations for a Grand Festival in the Valley -- ǂt Strange doings in the Taboo Groves -- ǂt Monument of Calabashes -- ǂt Gala costume of the Typee damsels -- ǂt Departure for the Festival -- ǂt Feast of Calabashes -- ǂt Ideas suggested by the Feast of Calabashes -- ǂt Inaccuracy of certain published Accounts of the Islands -- ǂt A Reason -- ǂt Neglected State of Heathenism in the Valley -- ǂt Effigy of a dead Warrior -- ǂt A singular Superstition -- ǂt Priest Kolory and the God Moa Artua -- ǂt Amazing Religious Observance -- ǂt A dilapidated Shrine -- ǂt Kory-Kory and the Idol -- ǂt An Inference -- ǂt General Information gathered at the Festival -- ǂt Personal Beauty of the Typees -- ǂt Their Superiority over the Inhabitants of the other Islands -- ǂt Diversity of Complexion -- ǂt A Vegetable Cosmetic and Ointment -- ǂt Testimony of Voyagers to the uncommon Beauty of the Marquesans[superscript 1] -- ǂt Few Evidences of Intercourse with Civilized Beings -- ǂt Dilapidated Musket -- ǂt Primitive Simplicity of Government -- ǂt Regal Dignity of Mehevi -- ǂt King Mehevi -- ǂt Allusion to his Hawiian Majesty -- ǂt Conduct of Marheyo and Mehevi in certain delicate matters -- ǂt Peculiar system of Marriage -- ǂt Number of Population -- ǂt Uniformity -- ǂt Embalming -- ǂt Places of Sepulture -- ǂt Funeral obsequies at Nukuheva -- ǂt Number of Inhabitants in Typee -- ǂt Location of the Dwellings -- ǂt Happiness enjoyed in the Valley -- ǂt A Warning -- ǂt Some ideas with regard to the Civilization of the Islands -- ǂt Reference to the Present state of the Hawiians -- ǂt Story of a Missionary's Wife -- ǂt Fashionable Equipages at Oahu -- ǂt Reflections -- ǂt Social Condition and General Character of the Typees -- ǂt Fishing Parties -- ǂt Mode of distributing the Fish -- ǂt Midnight Banquet -- ǂt Timekeeping Tapers -- ǂt Unceremonious style of eating the Fish -- ǂt Natural History of the Valley -- ǂt Golden Lizards -- ǂt Tameness of the Birds -- ǂt Mosquitos -- ǂt Flies -- ǂt Dogs -- ǂt A solitary Cat -- ǂt Climate -- ǂt Cocoa-nut Tree -- ǂt Singular modes of climbing it -- ǂt An agile young Chief -- ǂt Fearlessness of the Children -- ǂt Too-Too and the Cocoa-nut Tree -- ǂt Birds of the Valley -- ǂt A Professor of the Fine Arts -- ǂt His Persecutions -- ǂt Something about Tattooing and Tabooing -- ǂt Two Anecdotes in illustration of the latter -- ǂt A few thoughts on the Typee Dialect -- ǂt Strange custom of the Islanders -- ǂt Their Chanting, and the peculiarity of their Voice -- ǂt Rapture of the King at first hearing a Song -- ǂt A new Dignity conferred on the Author -- ǂt Musical Instruments in the Valley -- ǂt Admiration of the Savages at beholding a Pugilistic Performance -- ǂt Swimming Infant -- ǂt Beautiful Tresses of the Girls -- ǂt Ointment for the Hair -- ǂt Apprehensions of Evil -- ǂt Frightful Discovery -- ǂt Some remarks on Cannibalism -- ǂt Second Battle with the Happars -- ǂt Savage Spectacle -- ǂt Mysterious Feast -- ǂt Subsequent Disclosures -- ǂt Stranger again arrives in the Valley -- ǂt Singular Interview with him -- ǂt Attempt to Escape -- ǂt Failure -- ǂt Melancholy Situation -- ǂt Sympathy of Marheyo -- ǂt Escape -- ǂg Appendix ǂt Provisional cession to Lord George Paulet of the Sandwich Islands ǂg 254 -- ǂt Sequel: The Story of Toby ǂg 259
  • Sleepy times aboard Ship
  • Attempt to procure Relief from Nukuheva
  • Perilous Adventure of Toby in the Happar Mountain
  • Eloquence of Kory-Kory
  • A great Event happens in the Valley
  • Island Telegraph
  • Something befalls Toby
  • Fayaway displays a tender Heart
  • Melancholy Reflections
  • Mysterious Conduct of the Islanders
  • Devotion of Kory-Kory
  • South Sea Scenery
  • A rural Couch
  • A Luxury
  • Kory-Kory strikes a Light a la Typee
  • Kindness of Marheyo and the rest of the Islanders
  • A full Description of the Bread-fruit Tree
  • Different Modes of preparing the Fruit
  • Melancholy condition
  • Occurrence at the Ti
  • Anecdote of Marheyo
  • Shaving the Head of a Warrior
  • Land ho!
  • Improvement in Health and Spirits
  • Felicity of the Typees
  • Their enjoyments compared with those of more enlightened Communities
  • Comparative Wickedness of civilized and unenlightened People
  • A Skirmish in the Mountain with the Warriors of Happar
  • Swimming in company with the Girls of the Valley
  • A Canoe
  • Effects of the Taboo5
  • A pleasure Excursion on the Pond
  • Beautiful freak of Fayaway
  • French Squadron discovered at Anchor in the Bay of Nukuheva
  • Mantua-making
  • A Stranger arrives in the Valley
  • His mysterious conduct
  • Native Oratory
  • Interview
  • Its Results
  • Departure of the Stranger
  • Reflections after Marnoo's Departure
  • Battle of the Pop-guns
  • Strange conceit of Marheyo
  • Strange Pilot
  • Process of making Tappa
  • History of a day as usually spent in the Typee Valley
  • Dances of the Marquesan Girls
  • Spring of Arva Wai
  • Remarkable Monumental Remains
  • Some ideas with regard to the History of the Pi-Pis found in the Valley
  • Preparations for a Grand Festival in the Valley
  • Strange doings in the Taboo Groves
  • Monument of Calabashes
  • Gala costume of the Typee damsels
  • Escort of Canoes
  • Departure for the Festival
  • Feast of Calabashes
  • Ideas suggested by the Feast of Calabashes
  • Inaccuracy of certain published Accounts of the Islands
  • A Reason
  • Neglected State of Heathenism in the Valley
  • Effigy of a dead Warrior
  • A singular Superstition
  • Priest Kolory and the God Moa Artua
  • Amazing Religious Observance
  • A Flotilla of Cocoa-nuts
  • A dilapidated Shrine
  • Kory-Kory and the Idol
  • An Inference
  • General Information gathered at the Festival
  • Personal Beauty of the Typees
  • Their Superiority over the Inhabitants of the other Islands
  • Diversity of Complexion
  • A Vegetable Cosmetic and Ointment
  • Testimony of Voyagers to the uncommon Beauty of the Marquesans[superscript 1]
  • Few Evidences of Intercourse with Civilized Beings
  • Swimming Visitors
  • Dilapidated Musket
  • Primitive Simplicity of Government
  • Regal Dignity of Mehevi
  • King Mehevi
  • Allusion to his Hawiian Majesty
  • Conduct of Marheyo and Mehevi in certain delicate matters
  • Peculiar system of Marriage
  • Number of Population
  • Uniformity
  • Embalming
  • Dolly boarded by them
  • Places of Sepulture
  • Funeral obsequies at Nukuheva
  • Number of Inhabitants in Typee
  • Location of the Dwellings
  • Happiness enjoyed in the Valley
  • A Warning
  • Some ideas with regard to the Civilization of the Islands
  • Reference to the Present state of the Hawiians
  • Story of a Missionary's Wife
  • Fashionable Equipages at Oahu
  • State of affairs that ensue
  • Reflections
  • Social Condition and General Character of the Typees
  • Fishing Parties
  • Mode of distributing the Fish
  • Midnight Banquet
  • Timekeeping Tapers
  • Unceremonious style of eating the Fish
  • Natural History of the Valley
  • Golden Lizards
  • Tameness of the Birds
  • Sea
  • Some Account of the late operations of the French at the Marquesas
  • Mosquitos
  • Flies
  • Dogs
  • A solitary Cat
  • Climate
  • Cocoa-nut Tree
  • Singular modes of climbing it
  • An agile young Chief
  • Fearlessness of the Children
  • Too-Too and the Cocoa-nut Tree
  • Prudent Conduct of the Admiral
  • Birds of the Valley
  • A Professor of the Fine Arts
  • His Persecutions
  • Something about Tattooing and Tabooing
  • Two Anecdotes in illustration of the latter
  • A few thoughts on the Typee Dialect
  • Strange custom of the Islanders
  • Their Chanting, and the peculiarity of their Voice
  • Rapture of the King at first hearing a Song
  • A new Dignity conferred on the Author
  • Sensation produced by the Arrival of the Strangers
  • Musical Instruments in the Valley
  • Admiration of the Savages at beholding a Pugilistic Performance
  • Swimming Infant
  • Beautiful Tresses of the Girls
  • Ointment for the Hair
  • Apprehensions of Evil
  • Frightful Discovery
  • Some remarks on Cannibalism
  • Second Battle with the Happars
  • Savage Spectacle
  • First Horse seen by the Islanders
  • Mysterious Feast
  • Subsequent Disclosures
  • Stranger again arrives in the Valley
  • Singular Interview with him
  • Attempt to Escape
  • Failure
  • Melancholy Situation
  • Sympathy of Marheyo
  • Escape
  • Reflections
  • Miserable Subterfuge of the French
  • Digression concerning Tahiti
  • Seizure of the Island by the Admiral
  • Spirited Conduct of an English Lady
  • State of Affairs aboard the Ship
  • Longings for Shore
  • Contents of her Larder
  • Length of South Seamen's Voyages
  • Account of a Flying Whaleman
  • Determination to Leave the Vessel
  • Bay of Nukuheva
  • Typees
  • Invasion of their Valley by Porter
  • Reflections
  • Glen of Tior
  • Interview between the old King and the French Admiral
  • A Land-sick Ship
  • Thoughts previous to attempting an Escape
  • Toby, a Fellow Sailor, agrees to share the Adventure
  • Last Night aboard the Ship
  • A Specimen of Nautical Oratory
  • Criticisms of the Sailors
  • Starboard Watch are given a Holiday
  • Escape to the Mountains
  • Other side of the Mountain
  • Disappointment
  • Inventory of Articles brought from the Ship
  • Destination of the Voyagers
  • Division of the Stock of Bread
  • Appearance of the Interior of the Island
  • A Discovery
  • A Ravine and Waterfalls
  • A sleepless Night
  • Further Discoveries
  • My Illness
  • A Marquesan Landscape
  • Important Question, Typee or Happar?
  • A Wild-Goose Chace
  • Marquesas
  • My Sufferings
  • Disheartening Situation
  • A Night in a Ravine
  • Morning Meal
  • Happy Idea of Toby
  • Journey towards the Valley
  • Perilous Passage of the Ravine
  • Descent into the Valley
  • Head of the Valley
  • Cautious Advance
  • Adventure of a Missionary's Wife among the Savages
  • A Path
  • Fruit
  • Discovery of Two of the Natives
  • Their singular Conduct
  • Approach towards the inhabited parts of the Vale
  • Sensation produced by our Appearance
  • Reception at the House of one of the Natives
  • Midnight Reflections
  • Morning Visitors
  • A Warrior in Costume
  • Characteristic Anecdote of the Queen of Nukuheva
  • A Savage AEsculapius
  • Practice of the Healing Art
  • Body Servant
  • A Dwelling-house of the Valley described
  • Portraits of its Inmates
  • Officiousness of Kory-Kory
  • His Devotion
  • A Bath in the Stream
  • Want of Refinement of the Typee Damsels
  • Stroll with Mehevi
  • Passage from the Cruising Ground to the Marquesas
  • A Typee Highway
  • Taboo Groves
  • Hoolah-Hoolah Ground
  • Ti
  • Time-worn Savages
  • Hospitality of Mehevi
  • Midnight Misgivings
  • Adventure in the Dark
  • Distinguished Honors paid to the Visitors
  • Strange Procession and Return to the House of Marheyo
Control code
45879665
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Modern Library pbk. ed
Extent
xx, 303 p.
Isbn
9780375757457
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001030075
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)45879665
Label
Typee : a peep at Polynesian life, Herman Melville ; introduction by Robert Sullivan ; notes by Holly Dugan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • ǂt Sea -- ǂt Longings for Shore -- ǂt A Land-sick Ship -- ǂt Destination of the Voyagers -- ǂt Marquesas -- ǂt Adventure of a Missionary's Wife among the Savages -- ǂt Characteristic Anecdote of the Queen of Nukuheva -- ǂt Passage from the Cruising Ground to the Marquesas -- ǂt Sleepy times aboard Ship -- ǂt South Sea Scenery -- ǂt Land ho! -- ǂt French Squadron discovered at Anchor in the Bay of Nukuheva -- ǂt Strange Pilot -- ǂt Escort of Canoes -- ǂt A Flotilla of Cocoa-nuts -- ǂt Swimming Visitors -- ǂt Dolly boarded by them -- ǂt State of affairs that ensue -- ǂt Some Account of the late operations of the French at the Marquesas -- ǂt Prudent Conduct of the Admiral -- ǂt Sensation produced by the Arrival of the Strangers -- ǂt First Horse seen by the Islanders -- ǂt Reflections -- ǂt Miserable Subterfuge of the French -- ǂt Digression concerning Tahiti -- ǂt Seizure of the Island by the Admiral -- ǂt Spirited Conduct of an English Lady -- ǂt State of Affairs aboard the Ship -- ǂt Contents of her Larder -- ǂt Length of South Seamen's Voyages -- ǂt Account of a Flying Whaleman -- ǂt Determination to Leave the Vessel -- ǂt Bay of Nukuheva -- ǂt Typees -- ǂt Invasion of their Valley by Porter -- ǂt Reflections -- ǂt Glen of Tior -- ǂt Interview between the old King and the French Admiral -- ǂt Thoughts previous to attempting an Escape -- ǂt Toby, a Fellow Sailor, agrees to share the Adventure -- ǂt Last Night aboard the Ship -- ǂt A Specimen of Nautical Oratory -- ǂt Criticisms of the Sailors -- ǂt Starboard Watch are given a Holiday -- ǂt Escape to the Mountains -- ǂt Other side of the Mountain -- ǂt Disappointment -- ǂt Inventory of Articles brought from the Ship -- ǂt Division of the Stock of Bread -- ǂt Appearance of the Interior of the Island -- ǂt A Discovery -- ǂt A Ravine and Waterfalls -- ǂt A sleepless Night -- ǂt Further Discoveries -- ǂt My Illness -- ǂt A Marquesan Landscape -- ǂt Important Question, Typee or Happar? -- ǂt A Wild-Goose Chace -- ǂt My Sufferings -- ǂt Disheartening Situation -- ǂt A Night in a Ravine -- ǂt Morning Meal -- ǂt Happy Idea of Toby -- ǂt Journey towards the Valley -- ǂt Perilous Passage of the Ravine -- ǂt Descent into the Valley -- ǂt Head of the Valley -- ǂt Cautious Advance -- ǂt A Path -- ǂt Fruit -- ǂt Discovery of Two of the Natives -- ǂt Their singular Conduct -- ǂt Approach towards the inhabited parts of the Vale -- ǂt Sensation produced by our Appearance -- ǂt Reception at the House of one of the Natives -- ǂt Midnight Reflections -- ǂt Morning Visitors -- ǂt A Warrior in Costume -- ǂt A Savage AEsculapius -- ǂt Practice of the Healing Art -- ǂt Body Servant -- ǂt A Dwelling-house of the Valley described -- ǂt Portraits of its Inmates -- ǂt Officiousness of Kory-Kory -- ǂt His Devotion -- ǂt A Bath in the Stream -- ǂt Want of Refinement of the Typee Damsels -- ǂt Stroll with Mehevi -- ǂt A Typee Highway -- ǂt Taboo Groves -- ǂt Hoolah-Hoolah Ground -- ǂt Ti -- ǂt Time-worn Savages -- ǂt Hospitality of Mehevi -- ǂt Midnight Misgivings -- ǂt Adventure in the Dark -- ǂt Distinguished Honors paid to the Visitors -- ǂt Strange Procession and Return to the House of Marheyo -- ǂt Attempt to procure Relief from Nukuheva -- ǂt Perilous Adventure of Toby in the Happar Mountain -- ǂt Eloquence of Kory-Kory -- ǂt A great Event happens in the Valley -- ǂt Island Telegraph -- ǂt Something befalls Toby -- ǂt Fayaway displays a tender Heart -- ǂt Melancholy Reflections -- ǂt Mysterious Conduct of the Islanders -- ǂt Devotion of Kory-Kory -- ǂt A rural Couch -- ǂt A Luxury -- ǂt Kory-Kory strikes a Light a la Typee -- ǂt Kindness of Marheyo and the rest of the Islanders -- ǂt A full Description of the Bread-fruit Tree -- ǂt Different Modes of preparing the Fruit -- ǂt Melancholy condition -- ǂt Occurrence at the Ti -- ǂt Anecdote of Marheyo -- ǂt Shaving the Head of a Warrior -- ǂt Improvement in Health and Spirits -- ǂt Felicity of the Typees -- ǂt Their enjoyments compared with those of more enlightened Communities -- ǂt Comparative Wickedness of civilized and unenlightened People -- ǂt A Skirmish in the Mountain with the Warriors of Happar -- ǂt Swimming in company with the Girls of the Valley -- ǂt A Canoe -- ǂt Effects of the Taboo5 -- ǂt A pleasure Excursion on the Pond -- ǂt Beautiful freak of Fayaway -- ǂt Mantua-making -- ǂt A Stranger arrives in the Valley -- ǂt His mysterious conduct -- ǂt Native Oratory -- ǂt Interview -- ǂt Its Results -- ǂt Departure of the Stranger -- ǂt Reflections after Marnoo's Departure -- ǂt Battle of the Pop-guns -- ǂt Strange conceit of Marheyo -- ǂt Process of making Tappa -- ǂt History of a day as usually spent in the Typee Valley -- ǂt Dances of the Marquesan Girls -- ǂt Spring of Arva Wai -- ǂt Remarkable Monumental Remains -- ǂt Some ideas with regard to the History of the Pi-Pis found in the Valley -- ǂt Preparations for a Grand Festival in the Valley -- ǂt Strange doings in the Taboo Groves -- ǂt Monument of Calabashes -- ǂt Gala costume of the Typee damsels -- ǂt Departure for the Festival -- ǂt Feast of Calabashes -- ǂt Ideas suggested by the Feast of Calabashes -- ǂt Inaccuracy of certain published Accounts of the Islands -- ǂt A Reason -- ǂt Neglected State of Heathenism in the Valley -- ǂt Effigy of a dead Warrior -- ǂt A singular Superstition -- ǂt Priest Kolory and the God Moa Artua -- ǂt Amazing Religious Observance -- ǂt A dilapidated Shrine -- ǂt Kory-Kory and the Idol -- ǂt An Inference -- ǂt General Information gathered at the Festival -- ǂt Personal Beauty of the Typees -- ǂt Their Superiority over the Inhabitants of the other Islands -- ǂt Diversity of Complexion -- ǂt A Vegetable Cosmetic and Ointment -- ǂt Testimony of Voyagers to the uncommon Beauty of the Marquesans[superscript 1] -- ǂt Few Evidences of Intercourse with Civilized Beings -- ǂt Dilapidated Musket -- ǂt Primitive Simplicity of Government -- ǂt Regal Dignity of Mehevi -- ǂt King Mehevi -- ǂt Allusion to his Hawiian Majesty -- ǂt Conduct of Marheyo and Mehevi in certain delicate matters -- ǂt Peculiar system of Marriage -- ǂt Number of Population -- ǂt Uniformity -- ǂt Embalming -- ǂt Places of Sepulture -- ǂt Funeral obsequies at Nukuheva -- ǂt Number of Inhabitants in Typee -- ǂt Location of the Dwellings -- ǂt Happiness enjoyed in the Valley -- ǂt A Warning -- ǂt Some ideas with regard to the Civilization of the Islands -- ǂt Reference to the Present state of the Hawiians -- ǂt Story of a Missionary's Wife -- ǂt Fashionable Equipages at Oahu -- ǂt Reflections -- ǂt Social Condition and General Character of the Typees -- ǂt Fishing Parties -- ǂt Mode of distributing the Fish -- ǂt Midnight Banquet -- ǂt Timekeeping Tapers -- ǂt Unceremonious style of eating the Fish -- ǂt Natural History of the Valley -- ǂt Golden Lizards -- ǂt Tameness of the Birds -- ǂt Mosquitos -- ǂt Flies -- ǂt Dogs -- ǂt A solitary Cat -- ǂt Climate -- ǂt Cocoa-nut Tree -- ǂt Singular modes of climbing it -- ǂt An agile young Chief -- ǂt Fearlessness of the Children -- ǂt Too-Too and the Cocoa-nut Tree -- ǂt Birds of the Valley -- ǂt A Professor of the Fine Arts -- ǂt His Persecutions -- ǂt Something about Tattooing and Tabooing -- ǂt Two Anecdotes in illustration of the latter -- ǂt A few thoughts on the Typee Dialect -- ǂt Strange custom of the Islanders -- ǂt Their Chanting, and the peculiarity of their Voice -- ǂt Rapture of the King at first hearing a Song -- ǂt A new Dignity conferred on the Author -- ǂt Musical Instruments in the Valley -- ǂt Admiration of the Savages at beholding a Pugilistic Performance -- ǂt Swimming Infant -- ǂt Beautiful Tresses of the Girls -- ǂt Ointment for the Hair -- ǂt Apprehensions of Evil -- ǂt Frightful Discovery -- ǂt Some remarks on Cannibalism -- ǂt Second Battle with the Happars -- ǂt Savage Spectacle -- ǂt Mysterious Feast -- ǂt Subsequent Disclosures -- ǂt Stranger again arrives in the Valley -- ǂt Singular Interview with him -- ǂt Attempt to Escape -- ǂt Failure -- ǂt Melancholy Situation -- ǂt Sympathy of Marheyo -- ǂt Escape -- ǂg Appendix ǂt Provisional cession to Lord George Paulet of the Sandwich Islands ǂg 254 -- ǂt Sequel: The Story of Toby ǂg 259
  • Sleepy times aboard Ship
  • Attempt to procure Relief from Nukuheva
  • Perilous Adventure of Toby in the Happar Mountain
  • Eloquence of Kory-Kory
  • A great Event happens in the Valley
  • Island Telegraph
  • Something befalls Toby
  • Fayaway displays a tender Heart
  • Melancholy Reflections
  • Mysterious Conduct of the Islanders
  • Devotion of Kory-Kory
  • South Sea Scenery
  • A rural Couch
  • A Luxury
  • Kory-Kory strikes a Light a la Typee
  • Kindness of Marheyo and the rest of the Islanders
  • A full Description of the Bread-fruit Tree
  • Different Modes of preparing the Fruit
  • Melancholy condition
  • Occurrence at the Ti
  • Anecdote of Marheyo
  • Shaving the Head of a Warrior
  • Land ho!
  • Improvement in Health and Spirits
  • Felicity of the Typees
  • Their enjoyments compared with those of more enlightened Communities
  • Comparative Wickedness of civilized and unenlightened People
  • A Skirmish in the Mountain with the Warriors of Happar
  • Swimming in company with the Girls of the Valley
  • A Canoe
  • Effects of the Taboo5
  • A pleasure Excursion on the Pond
  • Beautiful freak of Fayaway
  • French Squadron discovered at Anchor in the Bay of Nukuheva
  • Mantua-making
  • A Stranger arrives in the Valley
  • His mysterious conduct
  • Native Oratory
  • Interview
  • Its Results
  • Departure of the Stranger
  • Reflections after Marnoo's Departure
  • Battle of the Pop-guns
  • Strange conceit of Marheyo
  • Strange Pilot
  • Process of making Tappa
  • History of a day as usually spent in the Typee Valley
  • Dances of the Marquesan Girls
  • Spring of Arva Wai
  • Remarkable Monumental Remains
  • Some ideas with regard to the History of the Pi-Pis found in the Valley
  • Preparations for a Grand Festival in the Valley
  • Strange doings in the Taboo Groves
  • Monument of Calabashes
  • Gala costume of the Typee damsels
  • Escort of Canoes
  • Departure for the Festival
  • Feast of Calabashes
  • Ideas suggested by the Feast of Calabashes
  • Inaccuracy of certain published Accounts of the Islands
  • A Reason
  • Neglected State of Heathenism in the Valley
  • Effigy of a dead Warrior
  • A singular Superstition
  • Priest Kolory and the God Moa Artua
  • Amazing Religious Observance
  • A Flotilla of Cocoa-nuts
  • A dilapidated Shrine
  • Kory-Kory and the Idol
  • An Inference
  • General Information gathered at the Festival
  • Personal Beauty of the Typees
  • Their Superiority over the Inhabitants of the other Islands
  • Diversity of Complexion
  • A Vegetable Cosmetic and Ointment
  • Testimony of Voyagers to the uncommon Beauty of the Marquesans[superscript 1]
  • Few Evidences of Intercourse with Civilized Beings
  • Swimming Visitors
  • Dilapidated Musket
  • Primitive Simplicity of Government
  • Regal Dignity of Mehevi
  • King Mehevi
  • Allusion to his Hawiian Majesty
  • Conduct of Marheyo and Mehevi in certain delicate matters
  • Peculiar system of Marriage
  • Number of Population
  • Uniformity
  • Embalming
  • Dolly boarded by them
  • Places of Sepulture
  • Funeral obsequies at Nukuheva
  • Number of Inhabitants in Typee
  • Location of the Dwellings
  • Happiness enjoyed in the Valley
  • A Warning
  • Some ideas with regard to the Civilization of the Islands
  • Reference to the Present state of the Hawiians
  • Story of a Missionary's Wife
  • Fashionable Equipages at Oahu
  • State of affairs that ensue
  • Reflections
  • Social Condition and General Character of the Typees
  • Fishing Parties
  • Mode of distributing the Fish
  • Midnight Banquet
  • Timekeeping Tapers
  • Unceremonious style of eating the Fish
  • Natural History of the Valley
  • Golden Lizards
  • Tameness of the Birds
  • Sea
  • Some Account of the late operations of the French at the Marquesas
  • Mosquitos
  • Flies
  • Dogs
  • A solitary Cat
  • Climate
  • Cocoa-nut Tree
  • Singular modes of climbing it
  • An agile young Chief
  • Fearlessness of the Children
  • Too-Too and the Cocoa-nut Tree
  • Prudent Conduct of the Admiral
  • Birds of the Valley
  • A Professor of the Fine Arts
  • His Persecutions
  • Something about Tattooing and Tabooing
  • Two Anecdotes in illustration of the latter
  • A few thoughts on the Typee Dialect
  • Strange custom of the Islanders
  • Their Chanting, and the peculiarity of their Voice
  • Rapture of the King at first hearing a Song
  • A new Dignity conferred on the Author
  • Sensation produced by the Arrival of the Strangers
  • Musical Instruments in the Valley
  • Admiration of the Savages at beholding a Pugilistic Performance
  • Swimming Infant
  • Beautiful Tresses of the Girls
  • Ointment for the Hair
  • Apprehensions of Evil
  • Frightful Discovery
  • Some remarks on Cannibalism
  • Second Battle with the Happars
  • Savage Spectacle
  • First Horse seen by the Islanders
  • Mysterious Feast
  • Subsequent Disclosures
  • Stranger again arrives in the Valley
  • Singular Interview with him
  • Attempt to Escape
  • Failure
  • Melancholy Situation
  • Sympathy of Marheyo
  • Escape
  • Reflections
  • Miserable Subterfuge of the French
  • Digression concerning Tahiti
  • Seizure of the Island by the Admiral
  • Spirited Conduct of an English Lady
  • State of Affairs aboard the Ship
  • Longings for Shore
  • Contents of her Larder
  • Length of South Seamen's Voyages
  • Account of a Flying Whaleman
  • Determination to Leave the Vessel
  • Bay of Nukuheva
  • Typees
  • Invasion of their Valley by Porter
  • Reflections
  • Glen of Tior
  • Interview between the old King and the French Admiral
  • A Land-sick Ship
  • Thoughts previous to attempting an Escape
  • Toby, a Fellow Sailor, agrees to share the Adventure
  • Last Night aboard the Ship
  • A Specimen of Nautical Oratory
  • Criticisms of the Sailors
  • Starboard Watch are given a Holiday
  • Escape to the Mountains
  • Other side of the Mountain
  • Disappointment
  • Inventory of Articles brought from the Ship
  • Destination of the Voyagers
  • Division of the Stock of Bread
  • Appearance of the Interior of the Island
  • A Discovery
  • A Ravine and Waterfalls
  • A sleepless Night
  • Further Discoveries
  • My Illness
  • A Marquesan Landscape
  • Important Question, Typee or Happar?
  • A Wild-Goose Chace
  • Marquesas
  • My Sufferings
  • Disheartening Situation
  • A Night in a Ravine
  • Morning Meal
  • Happy Idea of Toby
  • Journey towards the Valley
  • Perilous Passage of the Ravine
  • Descent into the Valley
  • Head of the Valley
  • Cautious Advance
  • Adventure of a Missionary's Wife among the Savages
  • A Path
  • Fruit
  • Discovery of Two of the Natives
  • Their singular Conduct
  • Approach towards the inhabited parts of the Vale
  • Sensation produced by our Appearance
  • Reception at the House of one of the Natives
  • Midnight Reflections
  • Morning Visitors
  • A Warrior in Costume
  • Characteristic Anecdote of the Queen of Nukuheva
  • A Savage AEsculapius
  • Practice of the Healing Art
  • Body Servant
  • A Dwelling-house of the Valley described
  • Portraits of its Inmates
  • Officiousness of Kory-Kory
  • His Devotion
  • A Bath in the Stream
  • Want of Refinement of the Typee Damsels
  • Stroll with Mehevi
  • Passage from the Cruising Ground to the Marquesas
  • A Typee Highway
  • Taboo Groves
  • Hoolah-Hoolah Ground
  • Ti
  • Time-worn Savages
  • Hospitality of Mehevi
  • Midnight Misgivings
  • Adventure in the Dark
  • Distinguished Honors paid to the Visitors
  • Strange Procession and Return to the House of Marheyo
Control code
45879665
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Modern Library pbk. ed
Extent
xx, 303 p.
Isbn
9780375757457
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001030075
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System control number
(OCoLC)45879665

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