The Resource Contemporary American Indian literatures & the oral tradition, Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez

Contemporary American Indian literatures & the oral tradition, Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez

Label
Contemporary American Indian literatures & the oral tradition
Title
Contemporary American Indian literatures & the oral tradition
Statement of responsibility
Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez
Title variation
Contemporary American Indian literatures and the oral tradition
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A literary study of Native American literature analyzes its sources in oral tradition, offering a theory of "conversive" critical theory as a way of understanding Indian literature's themes and concerns
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brill de Ramírez, Susan Berry
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.I52
LC item number
R35 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Indians of North America
  • Oral tradition
  • Storytelling
  • Storytelling in literature
  • Indians in literature
  • Letterkunde
  • Amerikaans
  • Indianen
  • Verhalen
  • Mondelinge literatuur
  • Écrivains indiens d'Amérique
  • Littérature indienne d'Amérique
  • Mündliche Literatur
  • Literatur
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Indians in literature
  • Indians of North America
  • Oral tradition
  • Storytelling
  • Storytelling in literature
  • USA
  • Indianer
  • United States
Label
Contemporary American Indian literatures & the oral tradition, Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Orality and conversivity in relation to American Indian literatures -- pt. 1. Conversive beginnings: Wittgenstein, semiotics, and American Indian literatures. The emergence of conversive literary relations: Wittgenstein, descriptive criticism, and American Indian literatures. Semiotic significance, conversive meaning, and N. Scott Momaday's House made of dawn -- pt. 2. Conversive relations with and within American Indian literatures. Conversive storytelling in literary scholarship: interweaving the Navajo voices of Nia Francisco, Luci Tapahonso, and Esther G. Belin. Relationality in depictions of the sacred and personhood in the work of Anna Lee Walters, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Luci Tapahonso. Storytellers and their listener-readers in Silko"s "Storytelling" and "Storyteller". The conversive-discursive continuum in the work of Louis Owens, Lee Maracle, and Sherman Alexie -- pt. 3. Transforming literary relations -- Epilogue. Conversive literary relations and James Welch's Winter in the blood -- Appendix 1. Conversive literary structures -- Appendix 2. Grammatical rules for literary scholarship (encompassing both textualy and orally informed traditions) -- Appendix 3. Circular and spherical realities: a brief geometric sketch of the 'language game' of conversive relations
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 259 pages
Isbn
9780816519217
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98040233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40135219
  • (OCoLC)ocm40135219
Label
Contemporary American Indian literatures & the oral tradition, Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Orality and conversivity in relation to American Indian literatures -- pt. 1. Conversive beginnings: Wittgenstein, semiotics, and American Indian literatures. The emergence of conversive literary relations: Wittgenstein, descriptive criticism, and American Indian literatures. Semiotic significance, conversive meaning, and N. Scott Momaday's House made of dawn -- pt. 2. Conversive relations with and within American Indian literatures. Conversive storytelling in literary scholarship: interweaving the Navajo voices of Nia Francisco, Luci Tapahonso, and Esther G. Belin. Relationality in depictions of the sacred and personhood in the work of Anna Lee Walters, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Luci Tapahonso. Storytellers and their listener-readers in Silko"s "Storytelling" and "Storyteller". The conversive-discursive continuum in the work of Louis Owens, Lee Maracle, and Sherman Alexie -- pt. 3. Transforming literary relations -- Epilogue. Conversive literary relations and James Welch's Winter in the blood -- Appendix 1. Conversive literary structures -- Appendix 2. Grammatical rules for literary scholarship (encompassing both textualy and orally informed traditions) -- Appendix 3. Circular and spherical realities: a brief geometric sketch of the 'language game' of conversive relations
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 259 pages
Isbn
9780816519217
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98040233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40135219
  • (OCoLC)ocm40135219

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