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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Soul Talk, Song Language: Conversations with Joy Harjo

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Joy Harjo is a poet-healer-philosopher-saxophonist, and one of the most powerful Native American voices of her generation. She has spent the past two decades exploring her place in poetry, music, dance/performance, and art. Soul Talk, Song Language gathers together in one complete collection many of these explorations and conversations. Through an eclectic assortment of media, including personal essays, interviews, and newspaper columns, Harjo reflects upon the nuances and development of her art, the importance of her origins, and the arduous reconstructions of the tribal past, as well as the dramatic confrontation between Native American and Anglo civilizations. Harjo takes us on a journey into her identity as a woman and an artist, poised between poetry and music, encompassing tribal heritage and reassessments and comparisons with the American cultural patrimony. She presents herself in an exquisitely literary context that is rooted in ritual and ceremony and veers over the edge where language becomes music.

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ISBN:
9780819571502
Author:
Harjo, Joy
Publisher:
Wesleyan
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Essays
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Native American
History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
History and Social Science » World History » General

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