Additional Resources for The Man to Send Rainclouds by Leslie Marmon Silko

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Danielson, Linda L. "Storyteller: Grandmother Spider's Web," in Journal of the Southwest, Vol. 30, No. 3, Autumn, 1988, pp. 325-55.

An interpretation of Silko's "The Man to Send Rainclouds," particularly with regard to themes of creativity and community, analyzed from a feminist perspective.

Ruoff, A. LaVonne. "Ritual and Renewal: Keres Traditions in the Short Fiction of Leslie Silko," in MELUS, Vol. 5, No. 4, Winter, 1978, pp. 2-17.

An analysis of the traditions at work in Silko's work, suggesting on pp. 2-5 that the story provides an example of the strength of tribal traditions through adaptability.

Seyersted, Per. Leslie Marmon Silko, Boise State University, 1980.

Addresses Silko's biography, and provides a brief history of the Pueblo people and an analysis of Silko's works, in particular a study of the theme of culture clash in "The Man to Send Rain Clouds" on pp. 15-18.

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