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House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC House Made of Dawn em The magnificent Pulitzer Prize winning novel of a stranger in his native land em .

A young Native American Abel has come home from a foreign war to find himself caught between two worlds The first is the world of his father s wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons the harsh beauty of the land and the ancient rites and traditions of his people But the other world modern industrial America pulls at Abel demanding his loyalty claiming his soul goading him into a destructive compulsive cycle of dissipation and disgust And the young man torn in two descends into hell

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  • Circle of Wonder: A Native American Christmas Story

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  • Again the Far Morning: New and Selected Poems

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Again the Far Morning: New and Selected Poems, The Way to Rainy Mountain, Three Plays: The Indolent Boys, Children of the Sun, and The Moon in Two Windows, In The Presence of The Sun: Stories and Poems, Circle of Wonder: A Native American Christmas Story, The Man Made of Words: Essays, Stories, Passages, House Made of Dawn, In the Bear's House, Ancient Child, The Names
b Of all of the works of N Scott Momaday b i The Names i may be the most personal A memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest it is also described by Momaday as an act of the imagination When I turn my mind to my early life it is the imaginative part of it that comes first and irresistibly into reach and of that part I take hold Complete with family photos i The Names i is a book that will captivate readers who wish to experience the Native American way of life, Since receiving the Pulitzer Prize in for his first novel i House Made of Dawn i N Scott Momaday has had one of the most remarkable careers in twentieth century American letters Here in i In the Bear s House i 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 br br Winner of the Oaklahoma Book Award for Poetry i In the Bear s House i celebrates Momaday s extraordinary creative vision and evolution as one of our most gifted artists with transcendent dignity and gentleness br, Although highly regarded as a writer of fiction nonfiction and drama N Scott Momaday considers himself primarily a poet This first book of his poems to be published in over a decade Again the Far Morning comprises a varied selection of new work along with the best from his four earlier books of poems i Angle of Geese i i The Gourd Dancer i i In the Presence of the Sun i and i In the Bear s House i br br To read Momaday s poems from the last forty years is to understand that his focus on Kiowa traditions and other American Indian myths is further evidence of his spectacular formal accomplishments His early syllabic verse his sonnets and his mastery of iambic pentameter are echoed in more recent work and prose poetry has been part of his oeuvre from the beginning The new work includes the elegies and meditations on mortality that we expect from a writer whose career has been as long as Momaday s but it also includes light verse and sprightly translations of Kiowa songs, Long a leading figure in American literature N Scott Momaday is perhaps best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning i House Made of Dawn i and his celebration of his Kiowa ancestry i The Way to Rainy Mountain i Momaday has also made his mark in theater through two plays and a screenplay Published here for the first time they display his signature talent for interweaving oral and literary traditions br br i The Indolent Boys i recounts the tragedy of runaways from the Kiowa Boarding School who froze to death while trying to return to their families The play explores the consequences for Indian students and their white teachers of the federal program to kill the Indian and save the Man A joyous counterpoint to this tragedy i Children of the Sun i is a short children s play that explains the people s relationship to the sun i The Moon in Two Windows i a screenplay set in the early s centers on the children of defeated Indian tribes who are forced into assimilation at Carlisle Pennsylvania where the U S government established the first off reservation boarding school br br Belonging with the best of Momaday s classic writing these plays are works of a mature craftsman that preserve the mythic and cultural tradition of unique tribal communities in the face of an increasingly homogeneous society