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Synopsis: This pioneering work, first published in 1986, documents the continuing vitality of American Indian traditions and the crucial role of women in those traditions.
About the Author: Paula Gunn Allen (1939-2008) was a professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Native American of Laguna Pueblo and Sioux heritage. She authored many books, including The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Tradition, and was the editor of Spider Woman’s Granddaughters: Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women, which won an American Book Award in 1990.
Title: Sacred Hoop
Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Beacon Press, 1986. gebundene Ausgabe. Book Condition: Gut. 311 Seiten Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind leicht bestossen; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 520. Bookseller Inventory # 1454299
Book Description Beacon Press, Boston, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine(-). Octavo in white DJ; xi, 311 p ; 24 cm. This pioneering work documents the continuing vitality of the American Indian tradition and of women's leadership within that tradition. In her new preface to this edition, Allen reflects on the remarkable resurgence of American Indian pride and culture in recent times. --WorldCat. || Contents: Pt. 1. The ways of our grandmothers. Grandmother of the sun : ritual gynocracy in Native America -- When women throw down bundles : strong women make strong nations -- Where I come from is like this -- Pt. 2. The word warriors. The sacred hoop : a contemporary perspective -- Whose dream is it anyway? : remythologizing and self-definition in contemporary American Indian fiction -- Something sacred is going on out there : myth and vision in American Indian literature -- The feminine landscape of Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony -- A stranger in my own life : alienation in American Indian poetry and prose -- The ceremonial motion of Indian time : long ago, so far -- Answering the deer : genocide and continuance in the poetry of American Indian women -- This wilderness in my blood : spiritual foundations of the poetry of five American Indian women -- Pt. 3. Pushing up the sky. Angry women are building : issues and struggles facing American Indian women today -- How the West was really won -- Who is your mother? : Red roots of White feminism -- Kochinnenako in academe : three approaches to interpreting a Keres Indian tale -- Hwame, Koshkalaka, and the rest : lesbians in American Indian cultures -- Stealing the thunder : future visions for American Indian women, tribes, and literary studies. || American literature -- Native American Women authors -- History and criticism; Cultural studies. Extremely little wear to DJ, faint scuff to spine head, barely rubbed corners, else near fine(-) in very good+ to near fine(-) DJ First edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 81851
Book Description Beacon Press (MA), 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0807046000
Book Description 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. ALLEN, PAULA GUNN. The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions. Beacon Press, (1986). 311 pp., 1st ed., v.g.+/v.g. Bookseller Inventory # 47250
Book Description Beacon Press, Boston, 1986. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 1st prtg. tan boards w/ burgundy quarter-cloth spine, unclipped white dj w/ native amer design, all exc, gift cond; 311 pp. Size: 6.5"-9.5". Bookseller Inventory # RB2518
Book Description BEACON PRESS., BOSTON, 1986. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Fine in a near fine dj. (Trace of light discoloration at spine on dj. Hint of foxing at edges). Bookseller Inventory # 23347
Book Description Beacon Press (MA), 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020807046000
Book Description Beacon Press (MA), 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Bookseller Inventory # P010807046000
Book Description Beacon Press (MA), 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110807046000
Book Description Beacon Press (MA). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0807046000 New. Looks like an interesting title, learn more! We provide domestic tracking upon request. We provide personalized customer service and want you to have a great experience purchasing from us. 100% satisfaction guaranteed and thank you for your consideration. Bookseller Inventory # S-0807046000