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by Irvin Morris


He opens with a Navajo creation story about how the Fifth World, the Glittering World, came to b. Irvin Morris, a member of the Tobaahi clan of the Navajo Nation, is Professor of American Indian Studies and English at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

He opens with a Navajo creation story about how the Fifth World, the Glittering World, came to be. From there, Morris moves forward, blending myth, fiction and memoir to give readers stories ranging from the Navajo's tragic Long Walk in 1863 to a poignant tale of a lonely Navajo grandmother's struggle to reclaim her grandson from the world of the bilagaanaa (whites). Series: American Indian Literature & Critical Studies Series (Book 22).

In From the Glittering World, Irvin Morris has woven a wondrous and sometimes terrifying weave of stories centered in the Navajo experience. Irvin Morris’ strong style, his vivid imagery, his deft handling of complex structures, and his deep knowledge of Navajo tradition combine to produce a work as powerful and enduring as Leslie Marmon Silko’s Storyteller and N. Scott Momaday’s The Names. With From the Glittering World, Irvin Morris has joined the ranks of great contemporary authors. -Telluride Times-Journal.

From the Glittering World (American Indian Literature & Critical Studies Series). I gotta admit I liked it!This book begins with the colorful story of how civilization came to be Indian style. The animated journey of not quite human humans as they travel through four worlds before settling down in the fith glittering world. The books then proceeds to a journey in which the narrator starts at home on the reservation and rebeliously travels the country.

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Larson teaches about contemporary American Indian literature by describing his own experiences as a child on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana and as a professor at the University of Oregon. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007.

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The stories range from the Navajo version of the creation of the world, to efforts . For the present-day Diné this is a world of glittering technology and influences from outside the sacred land entrusted to them by the Holy People

The stories range from the Navajo version of the creation of the world, to efforts by old people to save the Indian youth from white ways. For the present-day Diné this is a world of glittering technology and influences from outside the sacred land entrusted to them by the Holy People.

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Studies in American Indian literatures (Online), Studies in American Indian literatures, SAIL. She points to the Haudenosaunee Condolence Ceremony, Irvin Morris’s From the Glittering World, and Susan Power’s The Grass Dancer as archetypal models of tribalography.

For Morris’s beautiful descriptions of the remote Navajo reservation this book deserves to be on the shelf of anyone tracking the literature of the Southwest. -Western American Literature. Beginning with the Navajo creation story and ending with the summation of everything in between, Morris shows an incredible agility in jumping from truth to myth, from now to then, and from what is to what might have been. -The Sunday Oklahoman.

The Diné, or Navajo, creation story says there were four worlds before this, the Glittering World. For the present-day Diné this is a world of glittering technology and influences from outside the sacred land entrusted to them by the Holy People. From the Glittering World conveys in vivid language how a contemporary Diné writer experiences this world as a mingling of the profoundly traditional with the sometimes jarringly, sometimes alluringly new.

"Throughout the book, Morris’s command of a crisp unpretentious prose is most impressive…His style is so low-key that he hardly seems to be trying to be ’artistic,’ yet the cumulative effect of these pieces is quite powerful. For Morris’s beautiful descriptions of the remote Navajo reservation this book deserves to be on the shelf of anyone tracking the literature of the Southwest."-Western American Literature

"Beginning with the Navajo creation story and ending with the summation of everything in between, Morris shows an incredible agility in jumping from truth to myth, from now to then, and from what is to what might have been."-The Sunday Oklahoman

"In From the Glittering World, Irvin Morris has woven a wondrous and sometimes terrifying weave of stories centered in the Navajo experience. . . . Irvin Morris’ strong style, his vivid imagery, his deft handling of complex structures, and his deep knowledge of Navajo tradition combine to produce a work as powerful and enduring as Leslie Marmon Silko’s Storyteller and N. Scott Momaday’s The Names. With From the Glittering World, Irvin Morris has joined the ranks of great contemporary authors."-Telluride Times-Journal

From the Glittering World: A Navajo Story (American Indian Literature & Critical Studies Series) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0806132426

ISBN: 0806132426

Author: Irvin Morris

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: Genre Fiction

Language: English

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press; Revised edition (February 15, 2000)

Pages: 272 pages

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