For Those who Come After: A Study of Native American Autobiography

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1985 - Autobiographie - 167 pages
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Drawing on the life stories of Native Americans solicited by historians during the 19th century and, later, by anthropologists concerned with amplifying the cultural record, Arnold Krupat examines the Indian autobiography as a specific genre of American writing.
 

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Contents

An Approach to Native American Texts
ii
Origins Type and Function
28
Notes
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Arnold Krupat (Ph.D. Columbia) is Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College.He is the author of, among other books, Ethnocriticism: Ethnography, History, Literature; Red Matters: Native American Studies; and, most recently, All That Remains: Varieties of Indigenous Expression (2009). He is the editor of a number of anthologies, including Native American Autobiography: An Anthology and New Voices in Native American Literary Criticism. With Brian Swann, he edited Here First: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers, which won the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers Award for best book of nonfiction prose in 2001.

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