As Long as the Waters Shall Run: The 'Obstructed Water' Metaphor in American Indian Fiction

Donaldson, John K.
June 2002
American Studies International;Jun2002, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p73
Academic Journal
Analyzes the use of the obstructed-water metaphor in American Indian literature. Representation of ascribed attributes of water in literature; Concept of the book 'Wind From an Enemy Sky,' by D'Arcy McNickle; Plot of the book 'Wolfsong,' by Louis Owens; Notions about the psychological symbolism of obstructed water in the book 'Nightland.'


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