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Making the Modern PrimitiveCultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands$
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Michelle MacCarthy

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780824855604

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.001.0001

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Fixing the Tourist Gaze

Fixing the Tourist Gaze

Essentializing the Primitive and the Creation of Desire in Textual and Visual Media

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(p.55) Chapter Three Fixing the Tourist Gaze
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Making the Modern Primitive
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Michelle MacCarthy

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.003.0004

This chapter looks at the kinds of visual and textual representations that inform and influence ideas about “primitivity”. It provides an overview of the kinds of representations common in television and print for PNG as a whole, and for the Trobriands in particular. Documentary films, reality television programming, and the single feature film made on location are discussed. Also discussed are internet resources and the influence of the Lonely Planet guidebook in prefiguring the expectations of travelers.

Keywords:   Representation, othering, media, essentialization, sexualisation, exotic

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