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Title Howling for justice : new perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the dead / edited by Rebecca Tillett
Published Tucson, Arizona : The University of Arizona Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Contents Introduction: Almanac contextualised / Rebecca Tillett -- "Sixty million dead souls howl for justice in the Americas!": Almanac as political activism and environmental and social jusice / Rebecca Tillett -- Tales of Trauma. Writing the unthinkable: Silko's Almanac and Toni Morrison's Beloved / Annette Van Dyke -- The Black Indian with one foot: reading somatic difference and disability in Almanac / Keely Byars-Nichols -- Disease, disability, and human debris: the politics of medical discourse in Silko's Almanac / Joanna Ziarkowska -- Allegories of Apocalypse. "Now we know that gay men are just men after all": abject sexualities in Silko's Almanac / Dorothea Fischer-Hornung -- Silko's Almanac: engaging Marx and the critique of capitalism / Amanda Walker Johnson -- Rooted in the Americas: Almanac and Silko's environmental ethic / Graeme Finnie -- Unearthing the urban: city revolutions in Silko's Almanac / Ruxandra Radulescu -- Transformation and resistance. The hemispheric webs of the sacred and demonic in Silko's Gothic Almanac / Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez -- Competing mythologies of inevitability and Silko's Almanac / Jessica Maucione -- The ground of ethics: Arrowboy's ecologic in Almanac / David L. Moore -- Indigenous cosmopolitics and the reemergence of the pluriverse / Joni Adamson -- Afterword: reflections in the twenty-first century
Summary "This book is a collection of essays by international scholars celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Silko's novel, Almanac of the Dead, and addressing those ongoing demands for justice. It offers new responses to Almanac's sociocultural, historical, and political contexts, and includes a new interview with Silko in which she reflects on the twenty years since the novel's publication"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948- Almanac of the dead.
African Americans in literature.
Indians in literature.
Politics in literature.
Social conflict in literature.
Social justice in literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Tillett, Rebecca, editor
ISBN 0816513384
0816598592 (electronic bk)
9780816598595 (electronic bk)