A discursive analysis of the representation of the Jonfrum movement on Tanna

Bari, Jane Lucy (1994) A discursive analysis of the representation of the Jonfrum movement on Tanna. Honours thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

Abstract

Jonfrum, Jon Frum, John Frum, Jon Broom ... 'cargo cult', ecstatic movement, revitalisation movement, religious movement, new social movement, millenarian movement or nationalistic dissent? The principal endeavour of this thesis is to employ a discourse analysis into the written text with a view to determining how the Jonfrum movement on Tanna has been 'packaged' for western consumption

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Item type Thesis (Honours thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/32988
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 2002 Cultural Studies
Current > FOR Classification > 2204 Religion and Religious Traditions
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Keywords cargo cults, Vanuatu, language, culture, religion
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