Anthony K. Webster

Anthony K. Webster is assistant professor of anthropology at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He holds a PhD in linguistic anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin and his research focuses on Navajo poetry and poetics, the role of the individual in the production of language and identity, and issues concerning indigenous language shift.
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Intimate Grammars

An Ethnography of Navajo Poetry

The University of Arizona Press

Through the work of poets such as Luci Tapahonso, Laura Tohe, Rex Lee Jim, Gloria Emerson, Blackhorse Mitchell, Esther Belin, Sherwin Bitsui, and many others, Webster provides new ways of thinking about contemporary Navajo poets and poetry. Intimate Grammars offers an exciting new ethnography of speaking, ethnopoetics, and discourse-centered examinations of language and culture.

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The Diné Reader

An Anthology of Navajo Literature

The University of Arizona Press

The Diné Reader: An Anthology of Navajo Literature is a comprehensive collection of creative works by Diné poets and writers. This anthology is the first of its kind.

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