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Hozho-walking in Beauty : Native American Stories of Inspiration, Humor, and Life (01 Edition)

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Leading writers and poets, such as LeAnne Howe, Julian Lang, Caren Wallace, and Sulieman Allen, contribute to this collection of stories that captures the Native American spirit, humor, and reality. Hozho, the Navajo word meaning walking in beauty, explores such themes as invisibility, transcendence, the oral tradition, and the role of humor and irony in Indian culture.

Synopsis:

Leading writers and poets, such as LeAnne Howe, Julian Lang, Caren Wallace, and Sulieman Allen, contribute to this collection of stories that captures the Native American spirit, humor, and reality. "Hozho," the Navajo word meaning walking in beauty, explores such themes as invisibility, transcendence, the oral tradition, and the role of humor and irony in Indian culture.

About the Author

Paula Gunn Allen is a professor of Ameican Indian Studies, English, and creative writing at UCLA. She is the author of Off the Reservations: Reflections on Boundary-Busting, Border-Crossing Loose Cannons; Studies in American Indian Literature; and The Sacred Hoop and the editor of Spider Woman's Granddaughters: Traditional Tales of Contemporary Writing by Native American Women.

Carolyn Dunn Anderson is a poet and writer. She is the author of Outfoxing Coyote, a volume of poetry, and her work has appeared in the anthologies The Colour of Resistance and Reinventing the Enemy's Language.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780737305852
Subtitle:
Native American Stories of Inspiration, Humor, and Life
Editor:
Allen, Paula Gunn
Editor:
Allen, Paula Gunn
Author:
Gunn Allen, Paula
Author:
Dunn, Carolyn
Author:
Gunn
Author:
Dunn Anderson, Carolyn
Author:
Allen, Paula Gunn
Editor:
Anderson, Carolyn Dunn
Preface:
Waldman, Mark Robert
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
American
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Spiritualism
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Spiritualism - General
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
American fiction -- Indian authors.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
no. 24
Publication Date:
April 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.58 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Leading writers and poets, such as LeAnne Howe, Julian Lang, Caren Wallace, and Sulieman Allen, contribute to this collection of stories that captures the Native American spirit, humor, and reality. "Hozho," the Navajo word meaning walking in beauty, explores such themes as invisibility, transcendence, the oral tradition, and the role of humor and irony in Indian culture.
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