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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 Fancydancing ...more
Hardcover, 211 pages
Published February 11th 2005 by University of South Carolina Press (first published January 30th 2005)
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Nagisa
Jul 06, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: research
The author briefly discusses and introduces works by Sherman Alexie. The book might serve as a good introduction to beginners, but not as a research source for scholars, since it lacks the development of the argument.
Yet, bibliography is annotated and helpful.
Maria
Aug 01, 2014 rated it liked it
This isn't an inadequate book. It's great for my freshmen who are learning how to research, so is very approachable & offers biographical info and overviews. For scholars doing more specific and recent analysis, the Critical Insights series has more to offer.
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Relentlessly earnest. Unilluminating.
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