Storied Voices in Native American Texts: Harry Robinson, Thomas King, James Welch, and Leslie Marmon Silko
Approaches Native American literature from an interdisciplinary framework that complicates traditional notions of literary 'origins' and canon, suggesting contemporary Native American writing has its roots in Native oral traditions.
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