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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Bibliographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McGrath, Robin.
Canadian Inuit literature.
[Ottawa, Ont.] : National Museums of Canada, 1984
(DLC) 86105705
(OCoLC)11218609
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin McGrath; Diamond Jenness
ISBN: 1772822574 9781772822571
OCLC Number: 603873307
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 230 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.

Abstract:

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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