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Howling for justice : new perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the dead

Author: Rebecca Tillett
Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a collection of essays by international scholars celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Silko's novel, Almanac of the Dead, and addressing those ongoing demands for justice. It offers new responses to Almanac's sociocultural, historical, and political contexts, and includes a new interview with Silko in which she reflects on the twenty years since the novel's publication"--
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Named Person: Leslie Marmon Silko; Leslie Marmon Silko
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Tillett
ISBN: 9780816513383 0816513384
OCLC Number: 875674609
Description: vii, 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Almanac contextualised / Rebecca Tillett --
"Sixty million dead souls howl for justice in the Americas!": Almanac as political activism and environmental and social jusice / Rebecca Tillett --
Tales of Trauma. Writing the unthinkable: Silko's Almanac and Toni Morrison's Beloved / Annette Van Dyke --
The Black Indian with one foot: reading somatic difference and disability in Almanac / Keely Byars-Nichols --
Disease, disability, and human debris: the politics of medical discourse in Silko's Almanac / Joanna Ziarkowska --
Allegories of Apocalypse. "Now we know that gay men are just men after all": abject sexualities in Silko's Almanac / Dorothea Fischer-Hornung --
Silko's Almanac: engaging Marx and the critique of capitalism / Amanda Walker Johnson --
Rooted in the Americas: Almanac and Silko's environmental ethic / Graeme Finnie --
Unearthing the urban: city revolutions in Silko's Almanac / Ruxandra Radulescu --
Transformation and resistance. The hemispheric webs of the sacred and demonic in Silko's Gothic Almanac / Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez --
Competing mythologies of inevitability and Silko's Almanac / Jessica Maucione --
The ground of ethics: Arrowboy's ecologic in Almanac / David L. Moore --
Indigenous cosmopolitics and the reemergence of the pluriverse / Joni Adamson --
Afterword: reflections in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca Tillett.

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"This book is a collection of essays by international scholars celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Silko's novel, Almanac of the Dead, and addressing those ongoing demands for justice. It offers new responses to Almanac's sociocultural, historical, and political contexts, and includes a new interview with Silko in which she reflects on the twenty years since the novel's publication"--

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