|aAmerican Indian literature, environmental justice, and ecocriticism :|bthe middle place /|cJoni Adamson.
|aTucson :|bUniversity of Arizona Press,|cc2001.
|axx, 213 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -206) and index.
|aIntroduction: entering the middle place -- The road to San Simon: toward a multicultural ecocriticism -- Abbey's country: Desert solitaire and the trouble with wilderness -- Simon Ortiz's Fight back: environmental justice, transformative ecocriticism, and the middle place -- Cultural critique and local pedagogy: a reading of Louise Erdrich's Tracks -- And the ground spoke: Joy Harjo and the struggle for a land-based language -- A place to see: self-representation and resistance in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the dead -- Reinventing nature: Leslie Marmon Silko's critique of Euro-American "nature talk" -- Conclusion: to San Simon and back.
|aAmerican literature|xIndian authors|xHistory and criticism.