Shaking the Pumpkin: Traditional Poetry of the Indian North Americas

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Jerome Rothenberg
University of New Mexico Press, 1986 - Poetry - 423 pages
3 Reviews
'This book represents a major effort to bring Amerindian poetry to the reader in such a way that the total poetry, the dance, the vowel changes, the pauses, the movement, the interaction between speaker and audience is made evident...' -John Demos, Library Journal

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User Review  - Lucas Walker - Goodreads

For it time of publication, largely respectful of the traditions. The problem is, translation choices and commentaries leave a lot of holes and questions. Still, a very diverse collection of material. Read full review

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User Review  - julia - Goodreads

I love the songs and coyote stories the best but the poetry is powerful too. Read full review

Contents

A Poem in Seventeen Parts Seneca
4
A FIRST SERVICE
39
A Myth of the Human Universe Maya
69
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