Leslie Marmon Silko Summary

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Biographies (6)

1,666 words, approx. 6 pages
Leslie Silko (born 1948) is one of the foremost authors to emerge from the Native American literary renaissance of the 1970s. She blends western literary forms with the oral traditions of her Laguna P... Read more
4,557 words, approx. 16 pages
In a contest of witchery among an assembly of Native American witches, one tells the group about white-skinned people who will come across the ocean. The storyteller explains how the newcomers will "g... Read more
5,581 words, approx. 19 pages
Even before the publication of her novel Ceremony (1977), Leslie Marmon Silko had become recognized as one of the preeminent figures in what Kenneth Lincoln calls the Native American Renaissance -- t... Read more
7,857 words, approx. 27 pages
During the early 1970s -- the emergent years of what Kenneth Lincoln has called the "Native American Renaissance" -- Leslie Marmon Silko was perhaps the movement's preeminent writer of short fiction. ... Read more
7,126 words, approx. 24 pages
Despite that her most successful work is an early one, Leslie Marmon Silko remains a central voice in Native American literature. Her first novel, Ceremony (1977), is taught in colleges and universiti... Read more
7,457 words, approx. 25 pages
Leslie Marmon Silko is one of the most important writers to emerge from the Native American Renaissance, a period of intense literary productivity by Native Americans that began with the 1968 publicat... Read more