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Mary Ellen Snodgrass's Leslie Marmon Silko: A Literary Companion (McFarland PDF

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By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

This significant other, acceptable for the lay reader and researcher alike, presents research of characters, plots, humor, symbols, philosophies, and vintage issues from the writings and tellings of Leslie Marmon Silko, the distinguished novelist, poet, memoirist and local American wisewoman. The textual content opens with an annotated chronology of Silko’s multiracial background, lifestyles and works, via a genealogy of the Leslie-Marmon households that clarifies relationships of the folk who fill her autobiographical musings. more often than not textual content, 87 A-to-Z entries mix literary and cultural remark with beneficiant citations from basic and secondary resources and comparisons to vintage and renowned literature. again subject encompasses a thesaurus of Pueblo phrases and an inventory of forty three questions for learn, writing tasks, and dialogue. This much-needed textual content will reduction either students and informal readers drawn to the paintings and profession of the 1st internationally-acclaimed local lady writer within the United States.

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