In the Bear's House

In the Bear's House

by N. Scott Momaday
     
 

Since receiving the Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his first novel, House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday has had one of the most remarkable careers in twentieth-century American letters. Here, in In the Bear's House, Momaday passionately explores themes of loneliness, sacredness and aggression through his depiction of Bear, the one animal that has both

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Since receiving the Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his first novel, House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday has had one of the most remarkable careers in twentieth-century American letters. Here, in In the Bear's House, Momaday passionately explores themes of loneliness, sacredness and aggression through his depiction of Bear, the one animal that has both inspired and haunted him throughout his lifetime.

Winner of the Oaklahoma Book Award for Poetry, In the Bear's House celebrates Momaday's extraordinary creative vision and evolution as one of our most gifted artists with transcendent dignity and gentleness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312263409
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/18/2000
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments5
Introduction9
You Are, Urset. I Am, Yahweh15
Berries21
Prayer25
Dreams29
Story33
Evolution39
Thought42
Time47
The Bear53
Scaffold Bear54
The Corporeal Bear55
A Bear in Bronze56
The Blind Astrologers58
Prayer for Words60
The Print of the Paw61
The Remembering62
Ursa Major63
To an Aged Bear64
Tres Campos66
Moscow Circus69
Notes on a Hunting Scene71
Summons72
The Khanty Bear Feast73
Revenant74
Winter Solstice at Amoxiumqua76
Meditation on Wilderness78
Cave Painting79
The Bear Hunt83
The Transformation91

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