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That the people might live : Native American literatures and Native American community

Author: Jace Weaver
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Weaver focuses on studying Native American literature as a reflectionand shaper of community values, especially for modern urban Native Americans. For cultures so gravitized by oral tradition, the written word has become the messenger of culture and religion.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Weaver, Jace, 1957-
That the people might live.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 97003273
(OCoLC)36649198
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jace Weaver
ISBN: 0585182744 9780585182742 1602566534 9781602566538
OCLC Number: 44960742
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 240 pages)
Contents: Native American literatures and communitism --
Occom's Razor and Ridge's Masquerade (18th-19th Century) --
Assimilation, apocalypticism, and reform (1900-1967) --
Indian literary renaissance and the continuing search for community (1968- ) --
Conclusion: Anger times imagination.
Responsibility: Jace Weaver.
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