Additional Resources for Winter in the Blood by James Welch (poet)

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Beidler, Peter, G., ed., “Special Symposium Issue on James Welch's Winter in the Blood,” in American Indian Quarterly, Vol. 4, May 1978.

This includes eight essays on the novel and a preface. Three of the essays, by Kathleen Sands, A. LaVonne Ruoff and Louise K. Barnett, discuss the theme of alienation. Other essays analyze the tone of the novel, including humor, the comic mode, and elegy.

Larson, Charles R., American Indian Fiction, University of New Mexico Press, 1978, pp. 140-49.

Larson praises the novel as almost flawless. He admires its comic elements and also comments on the feeling of goodwill displayed by the author to his characters.

Owens, Louis, “Earthboy's Return: James Welch's Acts of Recovery,” in Other Destinies: Understanding the American Indian Novel, University of Oklahoma Press, 1992, pp. 128-66.

Owens discusses the theme of alienation in Winter in the Blood, focusing on the narrator's quest for identity...

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