Sending My Heart Back Across the Years: Tradition and Innovation in Native American Autobiography

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Using contemporary autobiography theory and literary, historical, and ethnographic approaches, Wong explores the transformation of Native American autobiography from pre-contact oral and pictographic personal narratives through late nineteenth-/early twentieth-century life histories to written contemporary autobiographies. This book expands the definition of autobiography to include non-written forms of personal narrative and non-Western concepts of self, highlighting the incorporation of traditional tribal modes of self ...

Sending My Heart Back Across the Years: Tradition and Innovation in Native American Autobiography 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195069129

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