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That the People Might Live: Native American Literatures and Native American Community / Edition 1
     

That the People Might Live: Native American Literatures and Native American Community / Edition 1

by Jace Weaver
 

ISBN-10: 019512037X

ISBN-13: 9780195120370

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Loyalty to the community is the highest value in Native American cultures. Taking his sense of community as both a starting point and a lens, this book offers fascinating discussions of Native American written literature. Drawing upon the best of Native and non-Native scholarship, the author adds his own provocative thoughts and eloquent writing to help readers to a

Overview

Loyalty to the community is the highest value in Native American cultures. Taking his sense of community as both a starting point and a lens, this book offers fascinating discussions of Native American written literature. Drawing upon the best of Native and non-Native scholarship, the author adds his own provocative thoughts and eloquent writing to help readers to a richer understanding of these too often neglected texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195120370
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One Native American Literatures and Communitism
3(43)
Chapter Two Occom's Razor and Ridge's Masquerade (18th-19th Century)
46(40)
Chapter Three Assimilation, Apocalypticism, and Reform (1900-1967)
86(35)
Chapter Four Indian Literary Renaissance and the Continuing Search for Community (1968- )
121(39)
Conclusion: Anger Times Imagination 160(9)
Notes 169(44)
Bibliography 213(20)
Index 233

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