Additional Resources:

For their influences on Ceremony:

  • House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday (1968)
  • The Surrounded by Darcy McNickle (1936 novel, available from U of New Mexico P, 1978)

More on Ceremony:

“The Event Structure in Ceremony” by Elaine Jahner, from American Indian Quarterly, available in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony: A Casebook, ed. Allan Richard Chavkin (Oxford UP, 2002)

For insight into Silko’s poetics and politics:

  • “Interior and Exterior Landscapes” and “Language and Literature from a Pueblo Indian Perspective” from Yellow Woman and the Beauty of the Spirit (Simon & Schuster, 1997)
  • The Delicacy and Strength of Lace: Letters Between Leslie Marmon Silko and James Wright (Graywolf P, 2009)
  • Sacred Water by Leslie Marmon Silko (Flood Plain P, 1993)
  • Interview with Thomas Irmer, early 1990s, Germany []

For more on Silko’s family:
Storyteller by Leslie Marmon Silko (Arcade Publishing, 1989)

May 11, 2011