Reflection on Cherokee literary expression
Edwin Mellen Press, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 128 pages
This study is an effort to explain the nature of Cherokee writers' expression and the readers' responses to Cherokee literary works. The first part illustrates a sense of Western literary theory and examples of established forms. The second part outlines the nature of Cherokee literary assessment. It examines works in Cherokee written in the Sequoyan syllabary, in Cherokee written in the Roman alphabet, and in English written in the Roman alphabet. With illustrations.
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