Post-Tribal Epics: Native American Novel Between Tradition and Modernity (Native American Studies v. 3)

Post-Tribal Epics: Native American Novel Between Tradition and Modernity (Native American Studies v. 3)

By: Giorgio Mariani (author)Hardback

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An analysis of some influential Native American novels published between 1969 and 1992, examining them as post-tribal epics. Novels discussed include: Momaday's House Made of Dawn; Silko's Ceremony and Almanac of the Dead; and Welch's Winter in the Blood and The Death of Jim Loney.

Contents

Part One: Overview; Thomas Hyde, Steinschneider, Van Der Linde, and Murray. Part Two: Introduction to Talmud, Texts and Commentaries; Where and When did Chess start; Alexander's Game; An Enigmatic Board Game; 2 Exegetic Curiosities. Part Three: The Spanish Period of the golden ages of Hebrew and Arabic early chess writings; Arab and Jew; Moses Cohen, Disciplina Clericalis; Judah Halevi, Ha Kuzari; Chess in Verse, Abraham Ibn Ezra; Bonsenior Ibn Yehia; Chess, society and gambling; Jewish translators and authors of Alfonso manuscript; Abi Zakaria Yahya Ibn Ibrahim Al-Hakim; the new Chess, Luis de Lucena; Ruy Lopez; Shlomo Ben Mazel Tov. Part Four: Anonymous treatise, the King's Delight; Views and Judgments; Two stories from Mas'aseh Book; Moses Mendelssohn & Lessing's Nathan the Wise; Sevi Uri Rubinstein; Leon Hallandaerski, Delecies Royales; Jacob Eichenbaur, The Struggle.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773489363
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780773489363
  • ISBN10: 0773489363

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