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Postindian Conversations (review)

Postindian Conversations (review) Gerald Vizenor and A. Robert Lee.Postindian Conversations. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999. 189 pp. Cloth $25.00 Michelle Hermann Raheja, Swarthmore College Not only is he one of the most prolific contemporary Native American writers, Gerald Vizenor also publishes works in a dazzling number of genres. His works include over one dozen works of fiction, two histories of the Ojibwe, a film, several collections of haiku and poetry, an autobiography, plays, and a number of texts outlining theories of Native American literature. In addition to fiction, autobiography, and literary criticism, Vizenor has published influential essays in newspapers. A series of articles he wrote on Thomas White Hawk, a Native American incarcerated for a double murder who has since died in prison, helped publicize the experiences of urban Indians and was so persuasive that it assisted White Hawk's attorneys in arguing for a prison sentence rather than the death penalty. Vizenor has conducted dozens of interviews, been the subject of over twenty critical essays, and was featured in a book-length study by Kimberly M. Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor: Writing in the Oral Tradition. In addition to his varied literary publications, Vizenor's professional career has also been eclectic. He served in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Indian Quarterly University of Nebraska Press

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Copyright © 2002 The University of Nebraska.
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Gerald Vizenor and A. Robert Lee.Postindian Conversations. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999. 189 pp. Cloth $25.00 Michelle Hermann Raheja, Swarthmore College Not only is he one of the most prolific contemporary Native American writers, Gerald Vizenor also publishes works in a dazzling number of genres. His works include over one dozen works of fiction, two histories of the Ojibwe, a film, several collections of haiku and poetry, an autobiography, plays, and a number of texts outlining theories of Native American literature. In addition to fiction, autobiography, and literary criticism, Vizenor has published influential essays in newspapers. A series of articles he wrote on Thomas White Hawk, a Native American incarcerated for a double murder who has since died in prison, helped publicize the experiences of urban Indians and was so persuasive that it assisted White Hawk's attorneys in arguing for a prison sentence rather than the death penalty. Vizenor has conducted dozens of interviews, been the subject of over twenty critical essays, and was featured in a book-length study by Kimberly M. Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor: Writing in the Oral Tradition. In addition to his varied literary publications, Vizenor's professional career has also been eclectic. He served in

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The American Indian QuarterlyUniversity of Nebraska Press

Published: Jun 1, 2001

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