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Forked Tongues: Speech, Writing & Representation in North American Indian Texts

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Publisher Comments:

"... creates a new definition of American Indian literary texts as a self-representational genre. This is an intelligent and insightful application of post-modern critical methods to American Indian texts. The scope of the study is broad and ambitious, and the attempt to define Indian self-representations from colonial times to the present is innovative and instructive." --Raymond J. DeMallie

"... very suggestive, provocative, engaging... --Studies in American Indian Literatures

"... Murray's book establishes itself as the single best introduction to Native American text-making in particular and the betrayals of the translation in general. An essential acquisition for all college and university libraries, and highly recommended for larger public libraries." --Choice

"It is a pleasure to recommend with wholehearted enthusiasm David Murray's Forked Tongues." --Western American Literature

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [158]-173) and index.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Translation

2. Languages

3. Indian Speech and Speeches

4. Christian Indians: Samson Occom and William Apes

5. Autobiography and Authorship: Identity and Unity

6. Grizzly Woman and her Interpreters

7. Dialogues and Dialogics

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253206503
Subtitle:
Speech, Writing and Representation in North American Indian Texts
Author:
Murray, David
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Public opinion
Subject:
Intercultural communication
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Public opinion -- North America.
Subject:
Intercultural communication -- North America.
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Native American
Subject:
Native American Languages
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
American Studies; Criticism; History; Literature; Literature and Literary Studies; Native American
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
Bd. 4
Publication Date:
19910322
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
188
Dimensions:
6 x 9.02 x 0.43 in

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