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Author Clements, William M., 1945-

Title Native American verbal art : texts and contexts / William M. Clements.

Publication Info. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [1996]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  PM218 .C54 1996    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 252 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-241) and index.
Contents "Identity" and "difference" in the textualization of Zuni verbal art -- Situations and performances -- "Not so stupid as they may have been painted": the Jesuits and Native Canadian verbal art -- "A sort of loose poetry": Henry Timberlake's Cherokee war song -- "Tokens of literary faculty": texts and contexts in the early nineteenth century -- "All we could expect from untutored savages": schoolcraft as textmaker -- "The true presentiments of the Indian mind": linguistic texts as data sources -- Natalie Curtis in Hopiland -- The anthology as museum of verbal art.
Subject Indian literature -- Translating -- North America -- History and criticism.
Indians of North America -- Languages -- Translating.
Indians of North America -- Languages -- Texts.
ISBN 0816516596 cloth acid-free paper
0816516588 paperback acid-free paper
Sudoc No. UA 5.2:N 17 azdocs

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