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History & Criticism
  • Author:
    David Murray
  • ISBN:
    0253206502
  • ISBN13:
    978-0253206503
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    Indiana University Press (March 22, 1991)
  • Pages:
    188 pages
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    History & Criticism
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Forked Tongues: Speech, .has been added to your Cart. Moving beyond the linguistic truism that an exact equivalency between a text and its translation is impossible, Murray argues that claims for authenticity in the translation of Native American texts are ideologically loaded by the various social and political needs that motivate the act of translation. In doing so, the translator simultaneously displaces and disempowers the native speaker while authenticating himself as able to legitimately and accurately represent form and intent of native discourse.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-173) and index.

The scope of the study is broad and ambitious, and the attempt to define Indian from colonial times to the present is innovative and instructive. -Raymond J. DeMallie. -Studies in American Indian Literatures. Murray's book establishes itself as the single best introduction to Native American text-making in particular and the betrayals of the translation in general.

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Murray's bookestablishes itself as the single best introduction to Native American text-making inparticular and the betrayals of the translation in general. An essential acquisitionfor all college and university libraries, and highly recommended for larger publiclibraries. WesternAmerican Literature.

Forked Tongues: Speech, Writing & Representation in North American Indian Texts by David Murray. David Sheehan teaches 18th-century British and contemporary Native American literature at Stony Brook. Forked Tongues: Speech, Writing, and Representation in North American Indian Texts. March 1992 · The Journal of American History. Some among us look back on his days as department chair with a fondness generally reserved for our vanished youth.

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Forked Tongues: Speech, Writing and Representation in North American Indian Texts. Nicolls-Kyle, Joanna R. Indian Picture Writing with Drawings of Custer’s Massacre. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991. Murray, Robert A. The Custer Court Martial. Annals of Wyoming 36, no. 2 (Oct. 1964), pp. 175–84. Ainslee’s Magazine 3, no. 3 (Apr. 1899), pp. 299–309.

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... creates a new definition of American Indian literary texts as a self-representational genre. This is an intelligent and insightful application of post-modern critical methods to American Indian texts. The scope of the study is broad and ambitious, and the attempt to define Indian self-representations from colonial times to the present is innovative and instructive." ―Raymond J. DeMallie

... very suggestive, provocative, engaging... ―Studies in American Indian Literatures

... Murray's book establishes itself as the single best introduction to Native American text-making in particular and the betrayals of the translation in general. An essential acquisition for all college and university libraries, and highly recommended for larger public libraries." ―Choice

It is a pleasure to recommend with wholehearted enthusiasm David Murray's Forked Tongues." ―Western American Literature