Giving Birth To Thunder Sleeping With His Daughter

Author: Barry Holstun Lopez
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449451101
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Barry Lopez – National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams and recipient of the John Burroughs Medal for his bestselling masterwork Of Wolves and Men – has collected sixty-eight tales from forty-two tribes, and brings to life a ...

Der Kulturheros Trickster Der Winnebago Und Seine Stellung Zu Vergleichbaren Gestalten In Den Oralen Traditionen Nordamerikanischer Indianer

Author: Wolfgang Stein
ISBN: 9783860970461
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LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth 1855 The Song of Hiawatha. Boston. (Deutsch
von Heinrich Schultz, Berlin 1859). LOPEZ, Barry H. 1978 Giving Birth to Thunder
, Sleeping with his Daughter. Coyote builds North America. Foreword by Barre
Toelken. Kansas City. LOPEZ, Barry H. 1982 Hört die Geschichte vom listigen
Coyote. Die unerhörten Abenteuer des großen Zauberers, listigen Kriegers und
heiligen Clowns Coyote. Bern - München - Wien. [Orig. : "Giving Birth to Thunder"

Internationales Literaturfestival Berlin

Author: Hanno Depner
ISBN: 9783930916788
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A preoccupation with nature and culture, indigenous peoples, myths and
landscapes runs through Lopez's extensive work. »Giving Birth to Thunder,
Sleeping with his Daughter« (1977) is a re-telling of nearly 70 stories about the
mythic and dazzling Native American trickster figure, Coyote. In 1978 »Of Wolves
and Men« was published. Both a respectful and rigorous scientific report and an
insightful cultural portrait, the book helped change the prevalent attitude towards
the »predatory ...

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of American Literature

Author: Jay Parini
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195167252
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During this time he roamed widely, frequently driving crosscountry. He married
Sarah Landers in 1 967, and they eventually settled in Oregon, where for a time
he was a student at the University of Oregon, studying creative writing, folklore,
and anthropology. His studies led him to compile Giving Birth to Thunder,
Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America (1978), sixty-eight very
short Coyote stories drawn from the oral tradition of forty-two Native American
tribes. At once ...

Of Wolves And Men

Author: Barry Lopez
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684163225
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Describes the wolf and its mythology.

Myth And Knowing

Author: Scott A. Leonard
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780767419574
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Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North
America. New York: Avon, 1977. Owomoyela, Oyekan. Yoruba Trickster Tales.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997. Radin, Paul. The Trickster: A Study
in American Indian Mythology. New York: Greenwood, 1969. Reid, Bill, and
Robert Bringhurst. The Raven Steals the Light. Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas &
Mclntyre, 1996. Suzuki, Yoshimatsu. Japanese Legends and Folk-Tales. Tokyo:
Sakurai Shoten ...

San Francisco Review Of Books

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Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North
America by Barry Holstun Lopez Coyote. Eternal vagabond. Inveterate prankster.
Wise warrior. Blind fool. He is man's oldest reflection of himself. The poet Gary
Snyder calls his survival incredible. He surfaces in recognizable form as Randall
McMurphy in Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," as the warrior
clown in Kurosawa's "The Seven Samurai," and in "Road Runner" cartoons. He is
that familiar ...

American Nature Writers

Author: John Elder
Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons/Reference
ISBN: 9780684196923
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... you can strip yourself of the desire to order and to name and see the land
entirely for itself, you see in the relationship of all its elements the face of God. ... If
you pay close attention you can discern patterns, and perhaps subconsciously
those are the patterns of story." Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His
Daughter Lopez's collection of Coyote stories, Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping
with His Daughter, shows his respect for Native American worldviews and
narrative techniques.

Twentieth Century American Nature Writers

Author: Roger Thompson
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780787660192
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Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter received mixed reviews. In
his biography of Lopez, Peter Wild reports a disparity between those who found
these retellings uplifting and others who perceived them as insulting to Native
Americans. Toelken's foreword to Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His
Daughter defends Lopez's approach, arguing that it "does not pretend to be an '
Indian book.'" Toelken supports Lopez's work, explaining that the "stories are
retold in a way ...


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... James Tenney gewidmet Make Prayers to the Raven: The Passage of Gifts (
1987) Musik zu einer fünfteiligen Dokumentarsendung des KUAC-TV The Far
Country of Sleep (1988) für Kammerorchester „In Me- moriam Morton Feldman"
Samadhi (1989) Musik zu dem gleichnamigen Film von Jordan Belson Giving
Birth to Thunder, Sleeping With His Daughter, Coyote Builds North America (
1986-90) für Es- und Baßklarinetten, Violine, Kontrabaß, vier Schlagzeuger und
einen Erzähler; ...