The Exile Book of Native Canadian Fiction and Drama

The Exile Book of Native Canadian Fiction and Drama

by Daniel David Moses
     
 

The work of men and women of many tribal affiliations, this collection is a wide-ranging anthology of contemporary Native Canadian literature. Deep emotions and life-shaking crises converge and display the Aboriginal concerns regarding various topics, including identity, family, community, caste, gender, nature, betrayal, and war. A fascinating compilation of

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The work of men and women of many tribal affiliations, this collection is a wide-ranging anthology of contemporary Native Canadian literature. Deep emotions and life-shaking crises converge and display the Aboriginal concerns regarding various topics, including identity, family, community, caste, gender, nature, betrayal, and war. A fascinating compilation of stories and plays, this account fosters cross-cultural understanding and presents the Native Canadian writers’ reinvention of traditional material and their invention of a modern life that is authentic. It is perfect for courses on short fiction or general symposium teaching material.

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“These are people and cultures from whom we can learn another way of looking at the world . . . it is an essential way of seeing if we are going to leave our children anything that is wild, anything that is beautiful.”  —M. T. Kelly, winner, Governor General’s Award for A Dream Like Mine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550961454
Publisher:
Exile Editions
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Series:
The Exile Book of
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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