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Manifest Manners: Narratives on Postindian Survivance

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Gerald Vizenor counters the cultural notions of dominance, false representations, and simulations of absence, and, by documents, experience, and theories, secures a narrative presence of Native Americans.
Paperback, 191 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by University of Nebraska Press (first published November 1st 1993)
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Jan 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
5 stars for the massive amount of insight, information & sources used, 3 stars for the style of arguing.
I read Heidegger's Being and Time; I felt Vizenor's theoretical language and arguing is far more difficult to grasp than his and I wonder if Vizenor makes things more obscure than they are by his way of writing. Complexity does not have to equal a lack in transparency....
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Gerald Robert Vizenor is an Anishinaabe writer and scholar, and an enrolled member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, White Earth Reservation. Vizenor also taught for many years at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Director of Native American Studies. With more than 30 books published, Vizenor is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor of Americ ...more
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