Four masterworks of American Indian literature

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Publisher:
University of Arizona Press,
Pub. Date:
1984.
Language:
English
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"Bierhorst offers access to more than primary texts here: he maps a way of reading and the necessary apparatus for that reading (including pronunciation guides, reminding us they are oral performances)." -- World Literature Today "This comparative application of the epic poetry tradition to Amerind literature is a scholarly success.... this book is a most noteworthy item in the field of American Indian studies, and is not to be missed by any serious devotee." -- Library Journal "Biehorst's introductions and notes are brilliant, thorough, and an important contribution to the scholarship on these works. His new translation of the Quetzalcoatl is also excellent." -- Choice
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subject_facet Indian literature -- Translations into English, Indians -- Religion, Indiens -- Religion, Litt{uFFFD}erature am{uFFFD}ericaine -- Auteurs indiens, Litt{uFFFD}erature indienne -- Traductions anglaises, Translations into English
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