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Author Purdy, John Lloyd.

Title Writing Indian, native conversations / John Lloyd Purdy
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 282 pages)
Contents The 1970s -- The 1980s -- The 1990s -- The new millennium and its origins
Summary 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 Louis Owens), who offer their own insights about Native literatures and the future of the genre. In this book their voices provide the original, central conversation that leads to read
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-272) and index
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Subject American fiction -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
Indians in literature.
Indians of North America -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009013675
ISBN 0803226500 (electronic bk.)
9780803226500 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)