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A Biobibliography of Native American Writers, 1772-1925

A Supplement

Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. and James W. Parins

The scope of this supplement to Vol. 2 in the series remains the same, covering works written in English by American Indians and Alaska natives from Colonial times to 1924 and including literary works of fiction, drama, and poetry; political essays and addresses; published letters; dialect pieces; historical works; myths and legends; and other genres. Contains the works of 1,192 writers, 250 included in the original volume and 942 new. Most bibliographic entries have been annotated; citations appear for sources on biographical entries; information is provided on the periodicals searched for the bibliography. « less more »
Scarecrow Press
Pages: 350Size: 6 x 9
978-0-8108-1802-6 • Hardback • June 1995 • $77.00 • (£49.95)
A welcome updating and expansion of coverage.
American Reference Books Annual

Taken together, the two volumes comprise the largest and most useful enumeration of Native American writers...anyone seriously interested in Native American writers should have the original volume and the supplement.
Western American Literature

These two bibliographical volumes represent scholarship of the highest order...no one interested in any branch of Native American Studies should be without these books.
American Indian Quarterly

...an indispensable guide to these early writings, the majority of which are indexed nowhere else.
Literary Research Guide

Well done...a useful update and expansion of the 1981 book...they have the ability and scholarly approach that are needed to do the job.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal

Valuable research tool...will prepare the way for broader and more securely grounded studies of Native American history and literature.

...useful supplement to holdings in US history, culture, and literature.
Reference Reviews