Echoing silence : essays on Artic [i.e. Arctic] narrative /
edited, with a preface by John Moss.
Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 1997.
vii, 232 p.
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Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 1997.
0776604414 :
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Papers originally presented at the Symposium on Arctic Narrative, University of Ottawa, spring 1995.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Table of Contents
Echoing Silence: Prefacep. 1
Documenting the Oral History of the Inuvialuitp. 7
An Arctic Affairp. 15
Coursing a Naked Countryp. 23
An Early Meeting of Cultures: Inuit and English, 1576-1578p. 33
"All Well": Narrating the Third Franklin Expeditionp. 43
Inuit Accounts and the Franklin Mysteryp. 53
Science as Poetic and Visual Narrative: J. Dewey Soper (1893-1982)p. 61
On Making Historyp. 69
Creating Willem Barentsz; Piloting Northp. 79
Thirsty for Life: A Nomad Learns to Write and Drawp. 93
Speech Habits and Inuit Ethosp. 103
Farley Mowat, Harold Horwood: Conversationsp. 107
Approaches of White Regret: John Steffler's The Afterlife of George Cartwright and Harold Horwood's White Eskimop. 113
Places of Spirit, Spirits of Place: The Northern Contemplations of Rudy Wiebe, Aritha van Herk, and John Mossp. 123
Questions of Being: An Exploration of Enduring Dreamsp. 137
The Spirit of the Arctic or Translating the Untranslatable in Rudy Wiebe's A Discovery of Strangersp. 145
Go North Young Woman: Representations of the Arctic in the Writings of Aritha van Herkp. 153
Gendering Northern Narrativep. 163
"A Brave Boy's Story for Brave Boys": Adventure Narrative Engenderingp. 183
Imagination and Spirituality: Written Narratives and the Oral Traditionp. 191
The Sea Goddess Sedna: An Enduring Pan-Arctic Legend from Traditional Orature to the New Narratives of the Late Twentieth Centuryp. 211
Stories: "Skeleton Woman," "Woman of the Sea"p. 225
Contributorsp. 231
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