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Song of the turtle: American Indian literature, 1974-1994

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One World/Ballantine Books,
Pub. Date:
1996.
Language:
English
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In this stunning collection of American Indian literature, scholar and literary critic Paula Gunn Allen gathers together the best Native writing - indeed, some of the best American writing - from the last two decades. Song of the Turtle creates an eloquent cycle of story and self-exploration from the works of both major writers and emerging talents, and represents a unique survey of contemporary Native American work.
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table_of_contents A seat in the garden /, Amen /, Aniwaya, Anikawa, and the killer teen-agers /, Bears /, Bicenti /, Charlie /, Christianity comes to the Sioux /, Compatriots /, Coyote learns a new trick /, Drum slowly ... don't ... stop ... too ... fast /, Eagles /, Flute song /, Groom service /, Humiliation of the boy /, Indigenous irony /, Jules Bart, giving too much--August, 1946 /, Lipsha's luck /, Mary /, Neon powwow /, Pilgrims /, Siobhan La Rue in color /, Somebody kept saying powwow /, Soul-catcher /, Tender Street /, The Russian duck /, The orchard /, The snakeman /, The woman who fell from the sky /, Tony's story /, Tsoai /, Wili Woyi /, Yellow calf /, Zuma Chowt's cave /
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title Song of the turtle : American Indian literature, 1974-1994
title_alt American Indian literature, 1974-1994.
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title_short Song of the turtle :
title_sort song of the turtle american indian literature, 1974-1994
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