Additional Resources for Four Mountain Wolves by Leslie Marmon Silko

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Allen, Paula Gunn, "The Feminine Landscape of Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony, in Studies in American Indian Literature, edited by Paula Gunn Allen, New York: Modern Language Association, 1983, pp. 127-33.

Allen looks at the close relationship between Native American ideas of nature and Silko's writing. She particularly focuses on how Silko uses feminine attributes of landscape.

Manley, Kathleen, "Leslie Marmon Silko's Use of Color in Ceremony, in Southern Folklore, Vol. 46, No. 2, 1989, pp. 133-146.

Manley looks at the symbolic value of various colors in Silko's most famous novel. Her insights about the importance of colors in Laguna mythology, though, apply to Silko's poetry, as well.

Nelson, Robert M., Place andVision: The Function of Landscape in Native American Fiction, New York: Peter Lang, 1993.

Nelson examines the uses that Native American writers have for landscape and nature. Although Nelson's subject is specifically fiction, the importance of nature and landscape is perhaps...

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