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Oregon Literature Series

The Oregon Literature Series gathers in six volumes the best Oregon writing. It allows readers to sample work by hundreds of Oregon writers, from tribal tales and songs by the first Oregonians to stories, poems, and essays by the state's finest contemporary authors. And totaling over 2,000 pages, the collection provides enough enjoyable reading for an Oregon lifetime of rainy days.

"Probably the most remarkable endeavor in the state's literary history."—The Oregonian

General Editor: George Venn
Managing Editor: Ulrich Hardt

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The first Oregonians were also the first Oregon poets. Lullabies, love songs, prophecy songs, incantations,...

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The Oregon Literature Series is a unique cooperative effort of...

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Contributors to this anthology of Oregon letters and diaries include a missionary and a gambler, a prosoner and a...

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This first anthology of Oregon folk literature bears a special relationship to the other five volumes in the Oregon...

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By Glen Love

The first inhabitants of Oregon had an intimate knowledge of the land and a rich tradition of oral storytelling. The...

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Oregon has always been a place of hope and new beginning. Yet all who have come to Oregon have not shared the same...

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