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Writing Indian, native conversations

Author: John Lloyd Purdy
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By revisiting some of the classics of the genre and offering critical readings of their distinctive qualities and shades of meaning, Purdy celebrates their dynamic literary qualities. Interwoven with this personal reflection on the last thirty years of work in the genre are interviews with prominent Native American scholars and writers (including Paula Gunn Allen, Simon Ortiz, Gerald Vizenor, Sherman Alexie, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Purdy, John Lloyd.
Writing Indian, native conversations.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009013675
(OCoLC)317925550
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Lloyd Purdy
ISBN: 9780803226500 0803226500
OCLC Number: 593234933
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 282 pages)
Contents: The 1970s --
The 1980s --
The 1990s --
The new millennium and its origins.
Responsibility: John Lloyd Purdy.

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An assessment of Native American fiction and criticism. It brings the traditions of Native American fiction into conversation with ideas about the past, present and future of Native literatures.  Read more...

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"[Purdy provides an interesting balance of historical and contemporary intellectual reflections."--W. M./i>--W. M. Wynn "CHOICE "

 
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