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Narrative across Media: The Languages of Storytelling (Frontiers of Narrative)
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ean: 9780803289932, isbn: 0803289936,
Narratology has been conceived from its earliest days as a project that transcends disciplines and media. The essays gathered here address the question of how narrative migrates, mutates, and creates meaning as it is expressed across various media. ...
The Autobiography of S.S. McClure
ean: 9780803263734, isbn: 0803263732,
S. S. McClure was one of America’s greatest editors and publishers in the lively era of muckraking reform. He is remembered for McClure’s Magazine, which early in the twentieth century published the works of famous authors and social reformers. H...
Natick Dictionary: A New England Indian Lexicon
ean: 9780803222816, isbn: 0803222815,
James Hammond Trumbull was a prolific New England antiquarian and linguist. In connection with his research into the Native languages of New England, his discovery that some of the languages were highly systematic enabled him to decipher the grammar ...
The Miami-Illinois Language (Studies in the Native Languages of the Americas)
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mpn: 2 tables, ean: 9780803215146, isbn: 0803215142,
The Miami-Illinois Language reconstructs the language spoken by the Miami and the Illinois Native Americans. During the latter half of the seventeenth century both Native communities lived in the region to the south of Lake Michigan in present-day Il...
Standing Up to the Rock
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ean: 9780803220119, isbn: 0803220111,
There is a ranch that runs for several miles along the last free-flowing stretch of the Snake River. A beautiful but harsh environment, hellishly hot in the summer and cut off from the outside world for much of the winter, the area is also in the mid...
Edward Sapir: Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist
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ean: 9780803224377, isbn: 0803224370,
This first full-scale biography of Edward Sapir (1884–1939) does justice to the life and ideas of the most distinguished linguist of Boasian anthropology, who contributed substantially to the professionalization of linguistics as an independent dis...
Switching Languages: Translingual Writers Reflect on Their Craft
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ean: 9780803278073, isbn: 0803278071,
Though it is difficult enough to write well in one’s native tongue, an extraordinary group of authors has written enduring poetry and prose in a second, third, or even fourth language. Switching Languages is the first anthology in which translingua...
The Indian Sign Language
ean: 9780803263093, isbn: 0803263090,
In 1876 and 1877, Captain W. P. Clark commanded a detachment of Indian scouts—including Pawnees, Shoshones, Arapahoes, Cheyennes, Crows, and Sioux—who conversed in sign language. They made requests, relayed information, and told stories with thei...
A Dictionary of Skiri Pawnee (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
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ean: 9780803219267, isbn: 0803219261,
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A Dictionary of Skiri Pawnee is the first dictionary ever published of a Caddoan language. Formerly an independent tribe living along the North Fork of the Loup River in central Nebraska, the Skiris united with South Band Pawnee groups in the late ei...
A Grammar of Crow (Studies in the Native Languages of the Americas)
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mpn: 121 tables, ean: 9780803221963, isbn: 0803221967,
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Crow, a Siouan language spoken on the Crow Reservation in southeastern Montana, remains one of the most vital Native American languages, with several thousand speakers. A Grammar of Crow is the first detailed description of the Crow language in a con...
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