Reflection on Cherokee Literary Expression

Reflection on Cherokee Literary Expression

by Mary Ellen L. Meredith, Howard L. Meredith
     
 
In 1821, Cherokee leader Sequoyah introduced a written syllabary for the Cherokee language. This study explores the nature of Cherokee writers' expression and readers responses to Cherokee literary works. After material on Western literary theory, there is discussion of the nature of Cherokee literary assessment, and five practices for use in assessment of

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In 1821, Cherokee leader Sequoyah introduced a written syllabary for the Cherokee language. This study explores the nature of Cherokee writers' expression and readers responses to Cherokee literary works. After material on Western literary theory, there is discussion of the nature of Cherokee literary assessment, and five practices for use in assessment of interpretive judgements of Cherokee literature are developed. Mary Ellen Meredith is president of the Cherokee National Historical Society, Inc. Howard Meredith taught American Indian Studies at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773467637
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Native American Studies
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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