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The Black Elk reader

Author: Clyde Holler
Publisher: Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2000.
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A compilation of essays by authorities on Black Elk. The introduction explores his life and texts, and the essays demonstrate Black Elk's relevance to today's scholarly discussions, and consider his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black Elk reader.
Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606294394
Named Person: Black Elk; John Gneisenau Neihardt; Black Elk; John Gneisenau Neihardt; John G Neihardt; Hehaka Sapa; Black Elk.; John Gneisenau Neihardt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clyde Holler
ISBN: 0815628366 9780815628361 0815628358 9780815628354
OCLC Number: 43324257
Description: xxvi, 370 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Black Elk passes on the power of the Earth: Black Elk's purpose and use of Lakota literary tradition in creating Black Elk speaks / Ruth J. Heflin --
Speaking through others: Black Elk speaks as testimonial literature / R. Todd Wise --
Black Elk's significance in American culture / Amanda Porterfield --
Akicita of the thunder: horses in Black Elk's vision / Julian Rice --
John Neihardt and Black Elk speaks: a personal reminiscence / George W. Linden --
Black Elk and John G. Neihardt / Hilda Neihardt, R. Todd Wise --
A retrospective on Black Elk: holy man of the Oglala / Michael F. Steltenkamp --
A postcolonial reading of Black Elk / Dale Stover --
Just what is cultural appropriation, anyway? The Ethics of reading Black Elk speaks / Frances W. Kaye --
Inipi, the purification rite (sweat lodge), and Black Elk's account in The sacred pipe / Gregory P. Fields --
Black Elk and the spiritual significance of Paha sapa (the Black Hills) / Alexandra Witkin-New Holy --
Dakota philosophy / George W. Linden --
The great vision of Black Elk as literary ritual / R. Todd Wise --
The new missiology and Black Elk's individuation / Paul B. Steinmetz --
Black Elk and the Jesuits / Ross Enochs --
Sources and suggestions for further study of Black Elk and Lakota culture / Raymond A. Bucko.
Responsibility: edited by Clyde Holler.

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