Native Writers and Canadian Writing

Native Writers and Canadian Writing

Canadian Literature Special Issue

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Native Writers and Canadian Writing is a co-publication withCanadian Literature -- Canada's foremost literary journal-- of a special double issue which focuses on literature by and aboutCanada's Native peoples and contains original articles and poems byboth Native and non-Native writers. These not only reflect the growingprominence of contemporary Native writing but also direct the reader tothe traditional literature from which it springs and which has beenlargely misunderstood by the non- Native community -- myths, rituals,and songs having been interpreted more often as artistic"curiosities" rather than the masterworks of a differentculture. Essays examining the conventional portrayals of Native peoplein literature touch on works which range from the eighteenth-centuryjournals of explorer Alexander Mackenzie, to the novels of JamesFenimore Cooper, and to early writers in Canada such ashistorian-humourist Thomas Chandler Haliburton.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1990
ISBN: 9780774803717
Branch Call Number: 819.1/NAT
Additional Contributors: New, W.H. (William H.), 1938


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