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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 is the author of four books of poetry, The Thunderbird Poems (Harbour Publishing, 2015), At Geronimo’s Grave (Coteau Books, 2001), Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney (Coteau Books, 1997) and Opening In the Sky (Theytus Books, 1994). He has also edited and co-edited (Ad)Dressing Our Words: Aboriginal Perspectives on Aboriginal Literatures (Theytus Books, 2001) and An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English (Oxford University Press, 2013). His screenplay, A Windigo’s Tale, has been shown across Canada and at film festivals internationally. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Queen’s University, and lives in Kingston, ON.


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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