Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19921023
Author of the critically acclaimed The Heirs of Columbus, Gerald Vizenor talks about his 1992 book, Dead Voices. He once again explores the theme of transformation, this time from the point of view of a Native American woman who visits the urban world disguised as a bear. Vizenor also discusses the romantic myth of reservation life and argues that people are better off in cities.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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