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Speak like singing : classics of Native American literature

Author: Kenneth Lincoln
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Speak Like Singing focuses on early books of poetry and prose by select Native writers showcasing the distinct voices and tribal diversities of living Indians. Rather than scanning the new-day horizon, as in Native American Renaissance three decades ago, this study focuses on carefully chosen paradigms in working daylight." "This is not a book about bygone ethnoliteracies in other tongues and times. Speak Like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lincoln, Kenneth.
Speak like singing.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608048033
Online version:
Lincoln, Kenneth.
Speak like singing.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)609308689
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Lincoln
ISBN: 9780826341693 0826341691 9780826341709 0826341705
OCLC Number: 71275547
Description: xv, 367 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface : Okiya wowahwa --
Acknowledgments --
ch. 1. Native dialectics --
ch. 2. Tales to sing --
ch. 3. Speech like song --
ch. 4. Words on words --
ch. 5. Writ in stone --
ch. 6. Southwest crossings / Luci Tapahonso and Leslie Silko --
ch. 7. Plains ways / N. Scott Momaday --
ch. 8. Winter naming / James Welch --
ch. 9. Narrative Dakota poet / Louise Erdrich --
ch. 10. Singing verse, talking prose / Joy Harjo and Greg Sarris --
ch. 11. Medicine word warriors / Linda Hogan and Sherman Alexie --
ch. 12. Dine Shapeshifter / Sherwin Bitsui --
Select bibliography --
About the author --
Index.
Responsibility: Kenneth Lincoln.
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