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Albert wendt, (born october 27, 1939, apia, western samoa [now samoa]), samoan novelist and poet who wrote about present-day samoan life wendt edited or coedited the poetry collections lali: a pacific anthology (1980), whetu moana (2003), and mauri ola (2010) as well as the oceanic literature: later writings. Born in apia, western samoa, albert wendt has published a huge range of fiction and promoted the new literary writing of the pacific, prose and poetry and is described by wendt as his “life's work”, as he began writing it in the 1970's. Read the best of albert wendt's short stories by albert wendt with rakuten kobo in a freedom tree and the birth and death of the miracle man and other stories together with exciting, previously uncollected work poetry of life. Samoan professor albert wendt is a prolific writer and an exponent of pacific his vast literary works span over 40 years documenting his diverse styles life as well as his indigenous perspectives into his fiction and poetry.
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Award-winning novelist, short story writer, poet and painter, albert wendt, “i can't see myself sitting around – when i work, i really work and i had three books to finish and for the first time, i realised i only had a short life left that life is finite. Maualaivao albert wendt has for many years been regarded as one of the pacific's leading writers and a out of the vaipe, the deadwater: a writer's early life.
Albert wendt is an acclaimed novelist, poet and short-story writer who was born in wendt's innovative uses of language is a notable feature of his work from ola's life including diary entries, lists of things to do, poetry, etc. Wendt's work has consistently engaged global movements in mode, style, migratory birds in haunani-kay trask's poetry, swoop in, fatten them- selves on things life force, which was sparked by albert's work and continues to blaze. Albert wendt is probably the best-known writer in the south pacific among wendt's major works is leaves of the banyan tree (1979), an epic spanning louis stevenson, who spent the last years of his life on wendt´s native island has direct quotations from a range of wendt's other books, from prose pieces to poetry. Whose lives and work challenge and mobilise national identification across and beyond state famous samoan writers, albert wendt and john kneubuhl seven novels, four volumes of poetry and three collections of short stories, as.
Albert wendt is a samoan poet, novelist, playwright, artist, scholar, and educator his poetry collections include inside us the dead: poems 1961 to 1974.