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Title Native American writers / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
Imprint Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, [1998]

Series Modern critical views
Modern critical views.
Subject American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Bloom, Harold.
Description x, 307 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents [ch. 1.] Words and place: a reading of House made of Dawn / Lawrence J. Evers -- [ch. 2.] Alienation and broken narrative in Winter in the blood / Kathleen M. Sands -- [ch. 3.] Act of attention: event structure in Ceremony / Elaine Jahner -- [ch. 4.] "He had never danced with his people": cultural survival in John Joseph Mathews's Sundown / Louis Owens -- [ch. 5.] Ancient children at play - lyric, petroglyphic, and ceremonial / Kenneth M. Roemer -- [ch. 6.] Textual perspectives and the reader in The surrounded / James Ruppert -- [ch. 7.] Dialogic of Silko's Storyteller / Arnold Krupat -- [ch. 8.] Reading narrated American Indian lives: Elizabeth Colson's Autobiographies of three Pomo women / Greg Sarris -- [ch. 9.] Rebirth of Indian and Chinese mythology in Gerald Vizenor's Griever: an American monkey king in China / Cecilia Sims -- [ch. 10.] Alienation and the female principle in Winter in the blood / A. Lavonne Ruoff -- [ch. 11.] Fighting for her life: the mixed-blood woman's insistence upon selfhood / Janet St. Clair -- [ch. 12.] New "Frontier" of Native American literature: dis-arming history with tribal humor / Kimberly M. Blaeser -- [ch. 13.] To be there, no authority to anything: ontological desire and cultural and poetic authority in the poetry of Ray A. Young Bear / Robert Dale Parker -- [ch. 14.] Indian historical novel / Alan Celie -- [ch. 15.] "Where, then, shall we place the hero of the wilderness?" William Appess's Eulogy on King Philip and Doctrines of racial destiny / Anne Marie Dannenberg -- [ch. 16.] "My people ... my kind": Mouring Dove's Cogewea, the half-blood as narrative of mixed descent / Martha L. Viehmann -- [ch. 17.] Dead voices, living voice: on the autobiographical writing of Gerald Vizenor / Arnold Krupat -- [ch. 18.] Comic liberators and word-healers: the interwoven trickster narratives of Louise Eredrich / Jeanne Rosie Smith.
Summary Presents critical perspectives on the works of major Native American writers.
ISBN 0791047857 (hc)
OCLC # 38130652

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