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Leslie Marmon Silko : a collection of critical essays

Author: Louise K Barnett; James L Thorson
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2001, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the publication of Ceremony in 1977, a strikingly original voice appeared in Native American fiction. These thirteen essays, the first collection devoted entirely to Silko's work, present new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Leslie Marmon Silko; Leslie Marmon Silko; Leslie Marmon Silko
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise K Barnett; James L Thorson
ISBN: 0826326757 9780826326751 0826320333 9780826320339
OCLC Number: 48652404
Notes: "First pbk. printing, 2001"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 319 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: Silko's power of story / Robert Franklin Gish --
Introduction / James L. Thorson --
Laguna woman / Robert M. Nelson --
Silko's reappropriation of secrecy / Paul Beekman Taylor --
Native designs: Silko's Storyteller and the reader's initiation / Linda Krumholz --
To tell a good story / Helen Jaskoski --
Spinning fiction of culture: Leslie Marmon Silko's Storyteller / Elizabeth McHenry --
Shifting patterns, changing stories: Leslie Marmon Silko's Yellow women / Elizabeth Hoffman Nelson and Malcolm A. Nelson --
Antidote to desecration: Leslie Marmon Silko's nonfiction / Daniel White --
Silko's blood sacrifice: the circulating witness in Almanac of the dead / David L. Moore --
Material meeting points of self and other: fetish discourses and Leslie Marmon Silko's evolving conception of cross-cultural narrative / Ami M. Regier --
Cannibal queers: the problematics of metaphor in Almanac of the dead / Janet St. Clair --
The timeliness of Almanac of the dead, or a postmodern rewriting of radical fiction / Caren Irr --
Old and new notebooks : Almanac of the dead as revolutionary entertainment / Daria Donnelly --
Mapping the prophetic landscape in Almanac of the dead / Janet M. Powers --
Leslie Marmon Silko and her work : a bibliographical essay / Connie Capers Thorson.
Responsibility: edited by Louise K. Barnett & James L. Thorson.

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." . an excellent gathering of Silko's own words about her process, her work and her view of the stories of her people."

 
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