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Man Made of Words: Essays, Stories, Passages / Edition 1
     

Man Made of Words: Essays, Stories, Passages / Edition 1

by N. Scott Momaday
 

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ISBN-10: 0312187424

ISBN-13: 2900312187421

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

In this stunning collection of 38 essays, allegorical stories, and autobiographical reminiscences, Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday writes profoundly and lyrically of lands lost and destinies unknown. Includes four paintings by the author.

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In this stunning collection of 38 essays, allegorical stories, and autobiographical reminiscences, Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday writes profoundly and lyrically of lands lost and destinies unknown. Includes four paintings by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900312187421
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224

Table of Contents

Preface 1(6)
part one: THE MAN MADE OF WORDS 7(104)
Introduction
7(2)
The Arrowmaker
9(4)
The Native Voice in American Literature
13(8)
To Save a Great Vision
21(9)
A First American Views His Land
30(12)
An American Land Ethic
42(8)
On Indian-White Relations: A Point of View
50(7)
The Morality of Indian Hating
57(19)
Afterword
76(1)
The Centaur Complex
77(3)
A Divine Blindness: The Place of Words in a State of Grace
80(9)
The American West and the Burden of Belief
89(22)
part two: ESSAYS IN PLACE 111(58)
Introduction
111(2)
Sacred Places
113(5)
Revisiting Sacred Ground
118(6)
Navajo Place Names
124(3)
Sacred Images
127(5)
Zagorsk: To the Spiritual Center of Russia
132(7)
On Bavarian Byways
139(9)
Granada: A Vision of the Unforeseen
148(6)
New Mexico: Passage into Legend
154(9)
The Homestead on Rainy Mountain Creek
163(6)
part three: THE STORYTELLER AND HIS ART 169
Introduction
169(1)
When the Stars Fell
170(2)
The Indian Dog
172(2)
The Photograph
174(2)
An Encounter in Greenland
176(2)
A Turning Point
178(2)
Quincy Tahoma
180(3)
Jay Silverheels
183(2)
One Morning in Oklahoma
185(1)
I Wonder What Will Happen to the Land
186(3)
The Toll Road
189(2)
Graceful and At Ease
191(2)
An Element of Piety
193(3)
Chopetl
196(2)
Teresita
198(2)
The Head of a Man
200(2)
The Physicians of Trinidad
202(3)
The Dark Priest of Taos
205(2)
The Octopus
207(2)
Dreaming In Place
209(4)
About the Author 213

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