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- DescriptionThis companion, appropriate for the lay reader and researcher alike, provides analysis of characters, plots, humor, symbols, philosophies, and classic themes from the writings and tellings of Leslie Marmon Silko, the celebrated velist, poet, memoirist and Native American wisewoman. The text opens with an antated chrology of Silko's multiracial heritage, life and works, followed by a family tree of the Leslie-Marmon families that clarifies relationships of the people who ﬁll her autobiographical musings. In the main text, 87 A-to-Z entries combine literary and cultural commentary with generous citations from primary and secondary sources and comparisons to classic and popular literature. Back matter includes a glossary of Pueblo terms and a list of 43 questions for research, writing projects, and discussion. This much-needed text will aid both scholars and casual readers interested in the work and career of the first internationally-acclaimed native woman author in the United States.
- Author BiographyA former teacher of English and Latin to high school and university students, Mary Ellen Snodgrass has been an award-winning textbook and reference book author for 35 years. She lives in Hickory, North Carolina.
- Author(s)Mary Ellen Snodgrass
- PublisherMcFarland & Co Inc
- Date of Publication07/02/2011
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleMcFarland Literary Companions
- Series Part/Volume Number10
- Place of PublicationJefferson, NC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMcFarland & Co Inc
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight717 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine22 mm
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