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When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton anthology of Native nations poetry / editors, Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, Jennifer Elise Foerster.

Harjo, Joy, (editor.). Howe, LeAnne, (editor.). Foerster, Jennifer Elise, (editor.).

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  • 11 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393356809
  • ISBN: 0393356809
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 458 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N. Y. : W. W. Norton & Company, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-444) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo gathers the work of more than 160 poets, representing nearly 100 indigenous nations, into the first historically comprehensive Native poetry anthology. This landmark anthology celebrates the indigenous peoples of North America, the first poets of this country, whose literary traditions stretch back centuries. Opening with a blessing from Pulitzer Prize-winner N. Scott Momaday, the book contains powerful introductions from contributing editors who represent the five geographically organized sections. Each section begins with a poem from traditional oral literatures and closes with emerging poets, ranging from Eleazar, a seventeenth-century Native student at Harvard, to Jake Skeets, a young Dinae poet born in 1991, andincluding renowned writers such as Luci Tapahanso, Natalie Diaz, Layli Long Soldier, and Ray Young Bear. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through offers the extraordinary sweep of Native literature, without which no study of American poetry is complete"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: American poetry > Indian authors.
Indians of North America > Poetry.
Genre: Poetry.

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