Echoing silence: essays on Arctic narrative

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University of Ottawa Press, Oct 17, 1997 - History - 232 pages
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The North has always had, and still has, an irresistible attraction. This fascination is made up of a mixture of perspectives, among these, the various explorations of the Arctic itself and the Inuk cultural heritage found in the elders' and contemporary stories. This book discusses the different generations of explorers and writers and illustrates how the sounds of a landscape are inseparable from the stories of its inhabitants.

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Contents

Preface
1
Speech Habits and Inuit Ethos
3
An Arctic Affair
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John Moss is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Ottawa.