Bone & Juice

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Oktober 2001



Adrian C. Louis's largely autobiographical verse is characterized by a bluntness born of self-irony and self-criticism. He attacks his subjects with an emotional engagement that is both tender and honest. Within the context of fallen ideals and lost spirituality among Native Americans, he composes elegies for his mentally disabled wife and describes scenes from "Cowturdville", his name for the town near a reservation where he lived. Mesmerizing the reader with the rhythm of his lively lines, Louis demonstrates a stylistic strength that is both accessible and demanding. His candid portrayals of Native American life and his social and moral critique of American consumerism and conformity are darkly hilarious odes to the cultural boundaries between Americans and Native Americans.


ADRIAN C. LOUIS was born and raised in Nevada and is an enrolled member of the Lovelock Paiute tribe. He is the author of two works of fiction and eight books of poetry including Fire Water World(West End Press, 1989), winner of the 1989 Poetry Center Award from San Francisco State University, and Vortex of Indian Fevers (1995), also published by TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press. Louis is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the Bush Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation. In 1999 he was elected to the Nevada Writers' Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Minnesota and teaches at Southwest State University.
EAN: 9780810151154
ISBN: 0810151154
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2001
Seitenanzahl: 95 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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