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Description - In the Bear's House by N. Scott Momaday

Let me say at the outset that this book is not about Bear (he would be spoken of in the singular and masculine, capitalized and without an article), or it is only incidentally about him. I am less interested in defining the being of Bear than in trying to understand something about the spirit of wilderness, of which Bear is a very particular expression. ...Bear is a template of the wilderness." - from the Introduction

Since receiving the Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his novel House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday has had one of the most remarkable careers in twentieth-century American letters. Here, in In the Bear's House, Momaday passionately explores themes of loneliness, sacredness, and aggression through his depiction of Bear, the one animal that has both inspired and haunted him throughout his lifetime.

With transcendent dignity and gentleness, In the Bear's House celebrates Momaday's extraordinary creative vision and his evolution as one of our most gifted artists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826348401
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 191mm x mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: University of New Mexico Press
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2020
Country of Publication: United States

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