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Lost Creeks

Collected Journals

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Lost Creeks by Alexander Posey
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Lost Creeks collects for the first time all the journals and shorter autobiographical works of noted Muscogee (Creek) writer, humorist, and political activist Alexander Posey (1873-1908). In his brief but productive life Posey became an influential political spokesperson, man of letters, and advocate for better conditions in Indian Territory. Posey's journals reveal much about his turbulent but noteworthy political career, his personal aspirations and challenges, and the creative process behind not only his poetry and short stories but also his famed Fus Fixico letters. Drawing on extensive archival research, Matthew Wynn Sivils produces a carefully annotated edition of the journals and also provides abundant contextual information. This volume enriches and personalizes the legacy of this remarkable Native writer and provides new insight into the beginnings of twentieth-century Native intellectual, political, and literary movements and traditions.

Author Biography

Matthew Wynn Sivils is an assistant professor of English at Iowa State University. He is the editor of Alexander Posey's Chinnubbie and the Owl: Muscogee (Creek) Stories, Orations, and Oral Traditions and Song of the Oktahutche: Collected Poems, both published by the University of Nebraska Press.
Release date NZ
April 25th, 2009
Contributors
Edited by Matthew Wynn Sivils Introduction by Matthew Wynn Sivils
Pages
200
Illustrations
photograph
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
University of Nebraska Press
Dimensions
140x216x23
ISBN-13
9780803216280
Product ID
3084058

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