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The Fus Fixico Letters: A Creek Humorist in Early Oklahoma Alexander Lawrence Posey

The Fus Fixico Letters: A Creek Humorist in Early Oklahoma

Alexander Lawrence Posey

Published March 15th 2002
ISBN : 9780806134215
Paperback
324 pages
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 About the Book 

At the turn of the century, Muscogee (Creek) journalist, poet, and political humorist Alexander Posey (1873-1908) was widely read in Oklahoma and throughout the nation. His most enduring literary legacy is the persona of Fus Fixico (sometimesMoreAt the turn of the century, Muscogee (Creek) journalist, poet, and political humorist Alexander Posey (1873-1908) was widely read in Oklahoma and throughout the nation. His most enduring literary legacy is the persona of Fus Fixico (sometimes translated as Heartless Bird), whose conversations with other fictional characters brilliantly satirized local and national politics and politicians at the turn of the century, especially the governments Indian policy.This richly annotated edition features a foreword by A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff, which is a tribute to Carol A. Petty Hunter, long a champion of Poseys writings. Hunter had begun editing this project when her life was cut short in 1987.