Reinventing the Enemy's Language
Contemporary Native Women's Writings of North America
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Reinventing the Enemy's Language by Joy Harjo
Book DescriptionThis long-awaited anthology celebrates the experience of Native American women and is at once an important contribution to our literature and an historical document. It is the most comprehensive anthology of its kind to collect poetry, fiction, prayer, and memoir from Native American women. Over eighty writers are represented from nearly fifty nations, including such nationally known writers as Louise Erdrich, Linda Hogan, Leslie Marmon Silko, Lee Maracle, Janet Campbell Hale, and Luci Tapahonso; others - Wilma Mankiller, Winona LaDuke, and Bea Medicine - who are known primarily for their contributions to tribal communities; and some who are published here for the first time in this landmark volume.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393318289
(234mm x 145mm x 28mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joy Harjo
Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, Paperback (March 2017)
A musical, magical, resilient volume from one of our most celebrated and essential Native American voices.
Crazy Brave, Paperback (July 2013)
"Compressed ... lyrical ... unflinching ... raw... Harjo is a magician and a master of the English language."-Jonah Raskin, San Francisco Chronicle
For a Girl Becoming, Hardback (October 2009)
Within these colorful pages, family and community come together in celebration of a girl's journey, offering praise, love, and advice to help carry her forward through the many milestones to come. "For a Girl Becoming" is an ideal gift to recognize a birth, graduation, or any other significant moment in a young woman's life.
How We Became Human, Paperback (March 2009)» View all books by Joy Harjo
Over a quarter-century's work from the 2003 winner of the Arrell Gibson Award for Lifetime Achievement.
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Author Biography - Joy Harjo
Gloria Bird lives in Nespelem, Washington. Joy Harjo is an internationally known performer and writer of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation, the author of ten books of poetry and a memoir, Crazy Brave. A critically acclaimed poet, her many honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Josephine Miles Poetry Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the American Indian Distinguished Achievement in the Arts Award. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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