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"That the people might live" : loss and renewal in Native American elegy /

Arnold Krupat.

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Main Author: Krupat, Arnold.
Published: Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Topics: Indian literature - United States - History and criticism. | Folk literature, Indian - History and criticism. | American literature - Indian authors - History and criticism. | Elegiac poetry, American - Indian authors - History and criticism. | Indians of North America - Funeral customs and rites. | Loss (Psychology) in literature. | Death in literature. | Grief in literature. | Elegiac poetry, American - Indian authors - History and criticism. | LITERARY CRITICISM - Native American. | LITERARY CRITICISM - American - General.
Regions: United States
Genres: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Oral Performances (i) -- The Iroquois Condolence Rites -- The Tlingit Koo. 'eex' -- Occasional Elegy -- Some Ghost Dance Songs as Elegy -- 2. Oral Performances (ii) -- "Logan's Lament" -- Black Hawk's "Surrender Speech" -- Chief Sealth's Farewell -- Two Farewells by Cochise -- The Surrender of Chief Joseph -- 3. Authors and Writers -- Black Hawk's Life -- Black Elk Speaks -- William Apess's Eulogy on King Philip -- The Elegiac Poetry of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, John Rollin Ridge, and Others -- 4. Elegy in the "Native American Renaissance" and After -- Prose Elegy in Momaday, Hogan, and Vizenor -- Elegiac Poetry -- Appendix. Best Texts of the Speeches Considered in Chapter 2 -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index.

Table of Contents for: "That the people might live" : loss and