Encyclopedia Of American Indian Literature (Encyclopedia Of American Ethnic Literature)

Encyclopedia Of American Indian Literature (Encyclopedia Of American Ethnic Literature)

Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature (Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature)

American Indians have produced some of the most powerful and lyrical literature ever written in North America. Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature covers the field from the earliest recorded works to some of today's most exciting writers. This encyclopedia features the most respected, widely read, and influential American Indian writers to date. Coverage includes: Sherman Alexie; American Indian Movement; Assimilation; Ceremony; Louise Erdrich; Joy Harjo; House Made of Dawn; Love Medicine; Leslie Marmon Silko; D'Arcy McNickle; N. Scott Momaday; Native chic; Samson Occom; Simon Ortiz; Reservation Life; This Way to Rainy Mountain; Trail of Tears; Gerald Vizenor; James Welch; Zitkala-Sa; and much more.

About the Author
Jennifer McClinton-Temple holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma and is assistant professor of English at King's College in Pennsylvania.

Alan Velie holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and is the David Ross Boyd Professor at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of Shakespeare's Repentance Plays: The Search for an Adequate Form and Four American Indian Literary Masters: A Study of James Welch. Scott Momaday. Gerald Vizenor and Leslie Silko. Velie has edited The Lightning Within: American...

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