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Magic weapons [electronic resource] : Aboriginal writers remaking community after residential school / Sam McKegney ; foreword by Basil H. Johnston.

By: McKegney, Sam, 1976-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 241 p.).ISBN: 9780887553394 (electronic bk.); 0887553397 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Canadian literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism | Canadian literature -- Inuit authors -- History and criticism | Indians in literature | Inuit in literature | Off-reservation boarding schools -- Canada | Indians of North America -- Canada -- Ethnic identity | Inuit -- Canada -- Ethnic identity | Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada | Inuit -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada | Indians of North America -- Canada -- Residential schools | Inuit -- Canada -- Residential schools | Litt�erature canadienne-anglaise -- Auteurs indiens d'Am�erique -- Histoire et critique | Litt�erature canadienne-anglaise -- Auteurs inuit -- Histoire et critique | Internats pour Indiens d'Am�erique -- Canada | Internats pour Inuit -- Canada | Indiens d'Am�erique -- Canada -- Identit�e ethnique | Inuit -- Canada -- Identit�e ethnique | Indiens d'Am�erique -- Acculturation -- Canada | Inuit -- Acculturation -- Canada | Canadian literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism | Canadian literature -- Inuit authors -- History and criticism | Indians in literature | Inuit in literature | Off-reservation boarding schools -- Canada | Indians of North America -- Canada -- Ethnic identity | Inuit -- Canada -- Ethnic identity | Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada | Inuit -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada | Kulturwandel <Motiv> | Literatur | Ethnische Identit�at <Motiv> | Internatserziehung <Motiv> | Eskimo | Kanada | LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Magic weapons.DDC classification: 810.8/0897 | C810.9/897 Other classification: 5,3 | DV 2395 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Acculturation through education : the inherent limits of 'assimilationist' policy -- Reading residential school : native literary theory and the survival narrative -- "We have been silent too long" : linguistic play in Anthony Apakark Thrasher's prison writings -- "Analyze, if you wish, but listen" : the affirmatist literary method of Rita Joe -- From trickster poetics to transgressive politics : substantiating survivanace in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the fur queen -- Conclusion : Creative interventions in the residential school legacy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-233) and index.

Introduction -- Acculturation through education : the inherent limits of 'assimilationist' policy -- Reading residential school : native literary theory and the survival narrative -- "We have been silent too long" : linguistic play in Anthony Apakark Thrasher's prison writings -- "Analyze, if you wish, but listen" : the affirmatist literary method of Rita Joe -- From trickster poetics to transgressive politics : substantiating survivanace in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the fur queen -- Conclusion : Creative interventions in the residential school legacy.

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Magic weapons by McKegney, Sam, ©2007
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