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edition:Paperback
category: Literary Criticism
published: Nov 2001
ISBN:9780919441910
publisher: Theytus Books

(Ad)dressing Our Words

Aboriginal Perspectives on Aboriginal Literature

edited by Armand Garnet Ruffo & Greg Young-Ing

tagged: native american
Description

This critical anthology of essays by Aboriginal academics provides an in-depth analysis of the emerging body of literature by Aboriginal authors. The contributors study the works of their peers with an insightful understanding of the significance of contemporary literature within Aboriginal cultural paradigms.This critical anthology of essays by Aboriginal academics provides an in-depth analysis of the emerging body of literature by Aboriginal authors. The contributors study the works of their peers with an insightful understanding of the significance of contemporary literature within Aboriginal cultural paradigms.

About the Authors
Armand Garnet Ruffo's work is strongly influenced by his Ojibway heritage. His first poetry collection, Opening in the Sky, was published in 1994 (Theytus Books). His work has also appeared in such anthologies as Looking at the Words of Our People (Theytus Books), Voices of The First Nations (McGraw Hill Ryerson), and Native Literature in Canada (Oxford University Press) as well as numerous literary journals including Dandelion, CVII, and Absinthe. In addition to his numerous publication credits, Ruffo has written several plays.

Long associated with Theytus Books and the En’owkin Centre as an administrator and editor (as of 1990), Greg Young-Ing is a member of the Opsakwayak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba.
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