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Understanding Sherman Alexie

Author: Daniel Grassian
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2005.
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this first book-length examination of Native American poet, novelist, filmmaker, and short story writer Sherman Alexie, Daniel Grassian offers a comprehensive look at a writer immersed in traditional Native American, as well as mainstream American, culture. Grassian takes readers through Alexie's career, from his first collections of poetry, The Business of Fancy-dancing and Old Shirts and New Skins, through  Read more...
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Named Person: Sherman Alexie; Sherman Alexie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Grassian
ISBN: 1570035717 9781570035715
OCLC Number: 56324598
Description: vii, 211 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Understanding Sherman Alexie --
The business of fancydancing and Old shirts and new skins --
First Indian on the moon and the Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven --
Reservation blues --
Indian killer --
The summer of black widows and One stick song --
The toughest Indian in the world --
Ten little Indians.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Responsibility: Daniel Grassian.

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Daniel Grassian offers a look at a writer immersed in traditional Native American, as well as mainstream American, culture. Grassian takes readers through Alexie's career, and suggests that Alexie's  Read more...
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