Masterpieces of American Indian Literature
by Willis Goth Regier (9780803289970)

Masterpieces of American Indian Literature
 
Willis Goth Regier
Release Date: 01 May 2005
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 623
Category: Native American
ISBN: 9780803289970
ISBN-10: 0803289979



The five complete and unabridged works collected here are parts of a long and passionate testimony about American Indian culture as related by Indians themselves. Deep emotions and life-shaking crises converge in these pages concerning identity, family, community, caste, gender, nature, the future, the past, solitude, duty, trust, betrayal, leadership, war, and apocalypse. Each work is also regarded as a classic of Native literature and has much to teach. "The Life of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh" (1847) by George Copway, a Canadian Ojibwe writer and lecturer, describes his unique and difficult cultural journey from the tiny village of his youth to the legislatures of the world, speaking for the rights and sovereignty of Indians. "The Soul of the Indian" (1911) by Charles Eastman, a physician and mixed-blood Sioux, depicts "the religious life of the typical American Indian as it was before he knew the white man." "American Indian Stories" (1921) by Zitkala-Sa, one of the most famous Sioux writers and activists of the modern era, includes legends and tales from oral tradition, childhood stories, and allegorical fiction. "Coyote Stories" (1933) by Mourning Dove, an Okanagan writer, retells the popular trickster tales of Coyote, the most resilient character in all of American literature. "Black Elk Speaks" (1932) as told through John G. Neihardt, is the spacious religious vision and candid life story of a Lakota holy man. Neihardt and Black Elk collaborated to produce a unique and inspirational work.

AUD $49.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other Willis Goth Regier titles like "Masterpieces of American Indian Literature"



Write a customer review of Masterpieces of American Indian Literature.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide