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Canadian Inuit literature : the development of a tradition

Author: Robin McGrath; Diamond Jenness
Publisher: [Ottawa, Ont.] : National Museums of Canada, 1984.
Series: Mercury series.; Paper (Canadian Ethnology Service), no. 94.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents and briefly examines how Canada's Inuit moved from an oral tradition of literature in Inuktitut to a written tradition in their second language, English.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Periodicals Bibliography
Bibliographie
Périodiques Bibliographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McGrath, Robin.
Canadian Inuit literature.
[Ottawa, Ont.] : National Museums of Canada, 1984
(OCoLC)603873307
Online version:
McGrath, Robin.
Canadian Inuit literature.
[Ottawa, Ont.] : National Museums of Canada, 1984
(OCoLC)608509785
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin McGrath; Diamond Jenness
OCLC Number: 11218609
Notes: "A Diamond Jenness memorial volume."
Abstract and introduction in French.
Description: x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: European contact as it affected literacy --
The movement from an oral to a written tradition --
Early Inuktitut publications --
Poetry in the oral tradition --
Poetry in the written tradition --
Prose in the oral tradition --
Prose in the written tradition --
Themes and structures in the contemporary Inuit literary tradition --
Eskimo language and dialect maps --
Inuktitut writing systems--
Inuit periodicals.
Series Title: Mercury series.; Paper (Canadian Ethnology Service), no. 94.
Responsibility: Robin McGrath.

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Documents and briefly examines how Canada's Inuit moved from an oral tradition of literature in Inuktitut to a written tradition in their second language, English.

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