N. Scott Momaday | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Howard Meredith

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of N. Scott Momaday.
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Critical Review by Howard Meredith

SOURCE: A review of In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961–1991, in World Literature Today, Vol. 67, No. 3, Summer, 1993, p. 680.

In the following positive review, Meredith argues that In the Presence of the Sun fully achieves Momaday's purpose, which is to "express my spirit fairly."

In the Presence of the Sun, a collection of poetry, stories, and visual-art pieces, presents a set of individual works that define Scott Momaday's style, from his early period and to more recent times, as well as his visual expression in still lifes and figure studies. Each of the works has individual traits, but there are elemental connections among them. Included are familiar early poems from volumes such as Gourd Dancer and Angle of Geese, a series of poems focusing on Billy the Kid; new poems; a reprint of...

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