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Title Dictionary of Native American literature / Andrew Wiget, editor.

Published New York : Garland, 1994.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  897 DICT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 598 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1815.
Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1815.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The "Dictionary of Native American Literature" is a unique, comprehensive, and authoritative guide to the oral and written literatures of Native Americans. It lays the perfect foundation for understanding the works of Native. The book features reports on the oral traditions of various tribes and topics such as the relation of the Bible, dreams, oratory, humor, autobiography, and federal land policies to Native American literature. Eight additional essays cover teaching Native American literature, new fiction, new theater, and other important topics, and there are bio-critical essays on more than 40 writers ranging from William Apes (who in the early 19th century denounced white society's treatment of his people) to contemporary poet Ray Young Bear. Packed with information that was once scattered and scarce, the "Dictionary of Native American Literature" -a valuable one-volume resource-is sure to appeal to everyone interested in Native American history, culture, and literature.
Other author Wiget, Andrew.
Subject Indian literature -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
American literature -- Indian authors -- Encyclopedias.
Indians in literature -- Encyclopedias.
Variant Title Native American literature.
Other title Native American literature.
ISBN 0815315600 (alk. paper)