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Stories and Poems of New Guinea

Stories and Poems of New Guinea

Journalist-writer Bernard Barshay reads four short stories and eight poems written by New Guineans. Located in the South Pacific to the north of Australia, New Guinea is the second largest island in the world. Although there are several hundred languages and dialects spoken by the natives of New Guinea, its official languages are Tok Pisin, English, and Hiri Motu. The stories and poems chosen for this recording are derived from native languages and have been written into English by New Guinean writers. The text of the material is included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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Radio Announcer Introduction Bernard Barshay 0:54
102
Introduction to the Stories of Bernard Barshay Bernard Barshay 1:06
103
Lonely War Bernard Barshay 7:05
104
The Musical Kidnappers Bernard Barshay 7:30
105
Wantoks Bernard Barshay 5:58
201
The Breeze Bernard Barshay 0:30
202
Liberation of Women Bernard Barshay 0:41
203
To Her Majesty (Elizabeth II) Bernard Barshay 0:32
204
Lovely Bed Bernard Barshay 1:06
205
Past and Present Bernard Barshay 0:54
206
Expatriates Bernard Barshay 0:39
207
Papua New Guinea Bernard Barshay 0:45
208
The Last Kuanande Bernard Barshay 14:17

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