Native American Authors


Jim Barnes , 1933-

Choctaw

Jim Barnes was born near Summerfield, Oklahoma in 1933 and is of Choctaw and Welsh heritage. He studied at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and received his Ph.D. in Literature from the University of Arkansas. Barnes currently serves as Professor of Comparative Literature at Northeast Missouri State University, and is the founder and editor of the Chariton Review.

Awards and Honors

Translation Prize, 1980
Oklahoma Book Award,1993
Fulbright Fellowship

 

Online resources by or about Jim Barnes:

Jim Barnes
Author: Jim Barnes and Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information about Barnes.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/barnes/

Jim Barnes
Author: Missouri Center for the Book
Type: authorbio
Description: Information about Barnes from the Missouri Authors Directory.
URL: http://authors.missouri.org/barnes-j.html

Books by Jim Barnes:

Barnes, Jim. The American book of the dead
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1982.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0252009371 / 025200938X (pbk.)

Barnes, Jim. Fiction of Malcolm Lowry and Thomas Mann : structural tradition
Kirksville, Mo. : Thomas Jefferson University Press, 1990.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0943549035

Barnes, Jim. Five Missouri poets
Kirksville, Mo. : Chariton Review Press, 1979.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult

Barnes, Jim. On Native Ground : Memoirs and Impressions
Genre: Autobiography
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0806128984

Barnes, Jim. Paris : poems
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1998.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0252066227

Barnes, Jim. La plata contata
West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, 1989.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0911198962

Barnes, Jim. The sawdust war
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1992.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0252062396 (pbk.)

Barnes, Jim. A season of loss
West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, 1985.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 091119875X

Barnes, Jim. Summons and sign : poems
Kirksville, Mo. : Chariton Review Press, 1980.
Genre: Poetry
Language: English and German
Audience: Adult


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