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Speak to me words : essays on contemporary American Indian poetry
Rader, Dean.
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Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2003]

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x, 294 pages ; 25 cm
Introduction : generations and emanations / Dean Rader, Janice Gould -- Poems as maps in American Indian women's writing / Janice Gould -- Situating American Indian poetry : place, community, and the question of genre / Eric Gary Anderson -- Daydreaming primal space : Cherokee aesthetics as habits of being / Marilou Awiakta -- Beloved Woman returns : the doubleweaving of homeland and identity in the poetry of Marilou Awiakta / Daniel Heath Justice -- The power and presence of native oral storytelling traditions in the poetry of Marilou Awiakta, Kimberly Blaeser, and Marilyn Dumont / Susan Berry Brill de Ramrez -- Ain't seen you since : dissent among female relatives in American Indian women's poetry / Patricia Clark Smith -- The epic lyric : genre and contemporary American Indian poetry / Dean Rader -- Answering the deer : genocide and continuance in the poetry of American Indian women / Paula Gunn Allen -- The style of the times in Paula Gunn Allen's poetry / Elaine A. Jahner -- Herbs of healing : American values in American Indian literature / Carter Revard -- Carter Revard's angled mirrors / Janet McAdams -- "Dawn is a good word" : naming an emergent motif of contemporary native American poetry / Robert M. Nelson -- Call me brother : two-spiritness, the erotic, and mixedblood identity as sites of sovereignty and resistance in Gregory Scofield's poetry / Qwo-Li Driskill -- Song/poetry and language---expression and perception / Simon J. Ortiz.
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