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This seminar studies three significant Native American novels in conjunction with secondary works in Native American studies. The three works of literature--Ella Cara Deloria’s Waterlily, N. Scott Momaday’s House Made of Dawn, and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony--will serve as an introduction to Native American literary studies.
Six sessions. Registration – $210
Megan Tusler teaches multiethnic literature at the University of Chicago. Her writing has appeared in American Indian Quarterly; Criticism: A Quarterly Journal for Literature and the Arts; and MELUS: Multiethnic Literature of the United States. She is a member of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma.
A selection of shorter materials distributed by the instructor.
Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria. Nebraska University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780803219045
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday. Harper Perennial, 2010. ISBN: 9780061859977
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko. Penguin Books, 2006. ISBN: 9780143104919
For the first session, please read Chapters 1-11 of Waterlily.
Registration opens at 9 am (CST) on Wednesday, January 13th. Newberry Associates members at the Literati level and above will have access to early registration beginning January 7 at 10am. Learn more about membership benefits and becoming a Newberry Associate.
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