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A Story as Sharp as a Knife

The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World (Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers)

by Robert Bringhurst

  • 235 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Native American Folklore,
  • Sociology,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Storytelling,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • British Columbia,
  • Folklore,
  • Haida Indians,
  • Haida mythology,
  • Haida poetry,
  • Queen Charlotte Islands,
  • Translations into English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages527
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7904909M
    ISBN 10080321314X
    ISBN 109780803213142

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Robert Bringhurst’s translations of Haida stories in A Story as Sharp as a Knife are published in the UK for the first time, thanks to the Booker winner’s championing of this ‘book.

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Chapters Every Day(s) Readers 23 Reviews Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy Harem Martial Arts Tragedy.Robert Bringhurst OC (born 16 October ) is a Canadian poet, typographer and author.

He has translated substantial works from Haida and Navajo and from classical Greek and wrote The Elements of Typographic Style, a reference book of typefaces, glyphs and the visual and geometric arrangement of type. He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in June Occupation: Poet, typographer, writer.