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Native American literatures

an introduction

by Suzanne Evertsen Lundquist

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Indians of North America -- Intellectual life.,
  • Indians in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-304) and index.

    StatementSuzanne Evertsen Lundquist.
    SeriesContinuum studies in literary genre
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.I52 L86 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3294191M
    ISBN 100826415989, 0826415997
    LC Control Number2004014784


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