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Named in Stone and Sky 9780816513482

Named in Stone and Sky

An Arizona Anthology

ISBN-10: 0816513481
ISBN-13: 9780816513482
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PUBLISHER: University of Arizona Press
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Arizona is a land whose natural beauty many have sought to capture in words. Gregory McNamee has combed a body of literature that spans centuries to create this anthology of writings on the widely varied landscapes of Arizona. Named in Stone and Sky includes works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; represents Native American, Hispanic, and Anglo authors; and draws on a wide range of sources, from oral literature and mythology to the works of such contemporary authors as Jack Kerouac, Edward Abbey, and Barbara Kingsolver. "The land richly informs the literature of Arizona," observes McNamee. "It underlies the creation stories of the Native American peoples, the inventories of the Spanish conquistadores, the shoot-em-up novels of Zane Grey, the natural histories and romances and poems and romans noirs that Arizonans produce today. The land is the central fact here, the constant that joins the best writing about Arizona from one generation to the next." Named in Stone and Sky collects some of the best of those writings in a celebration of this many-faceted land.Selections from:
Edward Abbey
Apache tradition
Mary Austin
Reyner Banham
George Blueeyes
John Gregory Bourke
Charles Bowden
E.A. Brininstool
Charles O. Brown
J. Ross Browne
Ross Calvin
William Calvin
Ralph Cameron
Paula Castillo
Willa Cather
Badger Clark
Richard Elman
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Francisco Garcás
Ray Gonzales
Zane Grey
John S. Griffin
Sharlot Hall
Byron Halsted
Joy Harjo
Havasupai tradition
Richard Hinton
Hopi tradition
Jack Kerouac
Barbara Kingsolver
Joseph Wood Krutch
D.H. Lawrence
Aldo Leopold
J. William Lloyd
Charles Lummis
Rita Magdaleno
Nancy Mairs
Charles McNichols
Hank Messick
Henry Miller
John Mitchell
Mojave tradition
Felipe Molina
N. Scott Momaday
Gary Paul Nabhan
Navajo tradition
Simon Ortiz
James Ohio Pattie
Joseph Garrison Pearce
Charles Phelps
Ignaz Pfefferkorn
John Wesley Powell
Anna Price
J.B. Priestly
Quechan tradition
Alberto Alvaro Ríos
R.H. Ring
M.H. Salmon
Rob Schultheis
Helen Sekaquaptewa
Richard Shelton
Georges Simenon
Page Stegner
Larry Stevens
Martha Summerhayes
Sue Summers
Mary TallMountain
Tohono O'odham tradition
Agnes Tso
John Van Dyke
Silvestre Vélez de Escalante
George Webb
Eva Antonia Wilbur-Cruce

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