By Rodney Frey
By utilizing verse shape and visible clues indicating pauses, intonations, and gestures, anthropologist Rodney Frey allows readers to listen to the oral literature of narrators from the Coeur d’Alene, Crow, Klikitat, Kootenai, Nez Perce, Sanpoil, and Wasco buyers in Washington, northern Idaho, and Montana. He areas all of the twenty-three narratives in its better cultural, literary, and expressive context, making this anthology a big source either for American Indian humans and for non-Native students and normal readers. A word list and a lesson-plan appendix facilitate the book’s use in either secondary and college-level courses.
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