SHAKING THE PUMPKIN: Traditional Poetry of the Indian North Americas by Jerome -- Ed. Rothenberg

SHAKING THE PUMPKIN: Traditional Poetry of the Indian North Americas

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Poet-translator Rothenberg's anthology of North American Indian tribal poetry reveals the great range of the genre -- from Eskimo animal songs to the San Juan Pueblo's ""Raingod Drama in which Chief Five-Rains speaks: 'Cavek iiiiiiiiii kiiiiiiii kikikikikikikiki/ Man do you know what you're asking?'"" Rothenberg fortunately supplies commentaries.

Pub Date: Feb. 4th, 1971
Publisher: Doubleday