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I Tell You Now: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers…

by Brian Swann (Editor), Arnold Krupat (Editor)

Other authors: Paula Gunn Allen (Contributor), Jim Barnes (Contributor), Joseph Bruchac (Contributor), Barney Bush (Contributor), Elizabeth Cook-Lynn (Contributor)13 more, Jimmie Durham (Contributor), Jack D. Forbes (Contributor), Diane Glancy (Cover artist), Joy Harjo (Contributor), Linda Hogan (Contributor), Maurice Kenny (Contributor), Duane Niatum (Contributor), Simon J Ortiz (Contributor), Carter Revard (Contributor), Wendy Rose (Contributor), Ralph Salisbury (Contributor), Mary Tall Mountain (Contributor), Gerald Vizenor (Contributor)

Series: American Indian Lives

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A rich diversity of attitude, experience, and literary style can be seen in I Tell You Now. For these Native American writers, being caught between two cultures has sharpened the struggle for self-identity and a sense of self-worth. They describe their bittersweet memories of childhood and family life, their fight against prejudice¬†and poverty, their triumph over personal problems, their role models and schooling, their reverence for the land and anger over the rape of it, and their sources of artistic inspiration. Metaphorically or literally, they do go home again--to a proud and dignified cultural heritage. And the vehicle for these inheritors of an oral tradition is the written word. The contributors are Mary TallMountain, Ralph Salisbury, Maurice Kenny, Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Carter Revard, Jim Barnes, Gerald Vizenor, Jack D. Forbes, Duane Niatum, Paula Gunn Allen, Jimmie Durham, Diane Glancy, Simon J. Ortiz, Joseph Bruchac, Barney Bush, Linda Hogan, Wendy Rose, and Joy Harjo. In their introduction, the editors, Brian Swann and Arnold Krupat, trace the history of Native American autobiography in its various forms.… (more)

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Swann, BrianEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Krupat, ArnoldEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, Paula GunnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barnes, JimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bruchac, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bush, BarneyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cook-Lynn, ElizabethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Durham, JimmieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Forbes, Jack D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Glancy, DianeCover artistsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harjo, JoyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hogan, LindaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kenny, MauriceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Niatum, DuaneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ortiz, Simon JContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Revard, CarterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rose, WendyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Salisbury, RalphContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tall Mountain, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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