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Why I can't read Wallace Stegner and other essays : a tribal voice

Author: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wallace Stegner's portrayal of the American West and in particular his portrayal of Native Americans in his works are critically examined. Other essays include discussion of Native American writers such as Michael Dorris, Ray Young Bear and N. Scott Momaday; the importance of a tribal voice in academia; the risks to American Indian women in current law practices; the future of Indian nationalism; and the defense of  Read more...
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Named Person: Wallace Stegner
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
ISBN: 0299151409 9780299151409 0299151441 9780299151447
OCLC Number: 34617943
Description: xiv, 158 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Thoughts on the Art of Reviewing Books. 1. Wounded Knee, 1973. 2. The Broken Cord. 3. Black Eagle Child. 4. Black Hills, White Justice --
pt. 2. Dispossession. 5. Why I Can't Read Wallace Stegner. 6. A Centennial Minute from Indian Country; or Lessons in Christianizing the Aboriginal Peoples of America from the Example of Bishop William Hobart Hare --
pt. 3. Who Will Tell the Stories? 7. The Relationship of a Writer to the Past: Art, a Literary Principle, and the Need to Narrate. 8. The American Indian Fiction Writers: Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, the Third World, and First Nation Sovereignty --
pt. 4. Women's Lives. 9. The American Indian Woman in the Ivory Tower. 10. The Big Pipe Case --
pt. 5. The Last Word. 11. How Scholarship Comes to Be Relevant, or Dumbarton Oaks Is Fifty Years Old. 12. America's Oldest Racism: The Roots of Inequality. 13. End of the Failed Metaphor.
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This collection of essays reveals the thoughts of a Native American feminist intellectual. A poet and literary scholar, Elizabeth Cook-Lyyn grapples with issues she encountered as a Native American  Read more...

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Makes clear the myriad ways that native voices are routinely silenced, ignored, and overwhelmed. Kathryn W. Shanley, Cornell University" Makes clear the myriad ways that native voices are routinely Read more...

 
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