Poetry

E. Poetry

 

E1. Allen, Dick. “Blanket Weather.” The American Scholar 62, no. 1 (1993): 51-52. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41212066.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E2. Phil George. “An-Himh Hi-Hi (White Winter).” In Dancing on the Rim of the World: An Anthology of Contemporary Northwest Native American Writing edited by Andrea Lerner, 79. Tucson, Arizona: Sun Tracks and the University of Arizona Press, 1990.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E3. Phil George. “Grand Entry.” In Dancing on the Rim of the World: An Anthology of Contemporary Northwest Native American Writing edited by Andrea Lerner, 79-80. Tucson, Arizona: Sun Tracks and the University of Arizona Press, 1990.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E4. Phil George. “Ice Fishin’.” In Dancing on the Rim of the World: An Anthology of Contemporary Northwest Native American Writing edited by Andrea Lerner, 83. Tucson, Arizona: Sun Tracks and the University of Arizona Press, 1990.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E5. George, Phil; Kautsas [1978, 1985, 2002] 1985

Kautsas / (Grandmothers)

Location: Alvin M. & Betty Josephy Library of Western History and Culture; Joseph, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: all unpaginated. half title; copyright; dedication; blank; text

Text Contents: “Name Giveaway,” “First Grade,” “Sunflower Moccasins,” “Season of Grandmothers,” “War Dance Soup,” “Favorite Grandson Braid,” “Salmon Return,” “Old Man’s Plea,” “Ambition,” “Morning Beads,” “Moon of Huckleberries,” “Song of a New Cradleboard,” “Spring Cleaning,” “Call of the Flute,” “Morning Vigil,” “Awaiting Drummers,” “Hieroglyphics,” “War Dance,” “America’s Wounded Knee,” Dedication and “Prelude to Memorial Song”

Description: Poetry collection by Phil George, member of the Nez Perce tribe.

Note: 1985 version cited for the sake of ready availability. Many poems contained are also featured in other publications, such as Voices of the Rainbow: Contemporary Poetry by American Indians.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E6. Phil George. “Northwest Natives: Where Have All Our People Gone?.” In Dancing on the Rim of the World: An Anthology of Contemporary Northwest Native American Writing edited by Andrea Lerner, 80-81. Tucson, Arizona: Sun Tracks and the University of Arizona Press, 1990.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E7. George, Phil. “Old Man, the Sweat Lodge.” In From Here We Speak: An Anthology of Oregon Poetry edited by Ingrid Wendt and Primus St. John, 205. Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 1993.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E8. George, Phil. “Spring Cleaning.” In Voices of the Rainbow: Contemporary Poetry by American Indians edited by Kenneth Rosen, 158. New York: Viking Press, 1975.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E9. George, Phil. “Spruce.” In Voices of the Rainbow: Contemporary Poetry by American Indians edited by Kenneth Rosen, 158. New York: Viking Press, 1975.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E10. George, Phil. “Thumbing Guy.” In Dancing on the Rim of the World: An Anthology of Comtemporary Northwest Native American Writing edited by Andrea Lerner, 82. Tucson, Arizona: Sun Tracks and the University of Arizona Press, 1990.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E11. George, Phil. “The Visit.” In Voices of the Rainbow: Contemporary Poetry by American Indians edited by Kenneth Rosen, 156. New York: Viking Press, 1975.

Keywords: Poetry, Literature

 

E12. Wood, C. E. S. “Man’s Battle with the Titans Is Begun.” In Wood Works: The Life and Writings of Charles Erskine Scott Wood edited by Edwin Bingham and Time Barnes, 86. Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 1997. Originally published in C. E. S. Wood Sonnets, 1918.

Note: Sonnet composed upon Wood’s return through the area he passed through to join in the Nez Perce War. Generally thought to be about the Nez Perce.

Keywords: Poetry, 19th Century History, C.E.S. Wood, Nez Perce War, Literature

 

H. Criticism

 

H2. Bartel, Roland, and Diana Grandberry. “The Power of Brevity in War Poetry.” The English Journal 86, no. 5 (1997): 72-75. doi:10.2307/820449.

Note: Reference and brief analysis of a portion of Chief’s Joseph’s surrender speech.

Keywords: Criticism, Poetry, 19th Century History, Chief Joseph, Nez Perce War

 

H3. Bingham, Edwin and Barnes, Tim. “Introduction to ‘Man’s Battle with the Titans Is Begun.” In Wood Works: The Life and Writings of Charles Erskine Scott Wood edited by Edwin Bingham and Time Barnes, 86. Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 1997.

Keywords: Criticism, Poetry, 19th Century History, C.E.S. Wood, Nez Perce War

 

H4. Cullick, Jonathan S. “Biography and the Poet: Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce.” In Making History: The Biographical Narratives of Robert Penn Warren, by Jonathan S. Cullick, 155-84. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2000.

Keywords: Criticism, Poetry, 19th Century History, Chief Joseph, Nez Perce War

 

H11. Ruppersburg, Hugh. “Chapter 4 Recovering the Past: Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce. In Robert Penn Warren and the American Imagination, by Hugh Ruppersburg, 112-28. Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 1990.

Keywords: Criticism, Poetry, 19th Century History, Chief Joseph, Nez Perce War

 

H12. Strandberg, Victor. American Literature 63, no. 4 (1991): 765. doi:10.2307/2926898.

Note: References and commentary on Robert Penn Warren’s narrative poem Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimipu “The Real People.”

Keywords: Criticism, Poetry, 19th Century History, Chief Joseph, Nez Perce War

 

H13. Venn, George; Soldier to Advocate: C.E.S. Wood’s 1887 Legacy [2006] 2006

Soldier to Advocate: / C. E. S. Wood’s 1877 Legacy / A Soldier’s Unpublished Diary, Drawings, Poetry / and Letters of Alaska and the Nez Perce Conflict / by / George Venn / Wordcraft of Oregon LLC / The Grande Ronde Valley / La Grande, Oregon

Location: Alvin M. & Betty Josephy Library of Western History and Culture

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: i. full title; ii. copyright; iii. ‘Contents;’ iv. ‘Other Works by George Venn;’ v-viii. ‘Credits/List of Illustrations;’ 1. portrait of C. E. S. Wood; 2-3. ‘Introduction;’ 4-92. text; 93. blank; 94-96. ‘Acknowledgements;’ 97. ‘About the Author;’ unpaginated blank

Text Contents: ‘Part I. The Explorer: I Do Not Wish to Loaf about Sitka,’ ‘Part II. The Soldier’s Diary: Facing the Probabilities by Writing,’ ‘Part III. The Advocate: His Drawings, Poems, and Prose,’ ‘Part IV. The Writer: A Legacy of Family Friendship, and Justice’

Description: Literary criticism of the works of C.E.S. Wood through biography. Includes several poems and diary excerpts, previously unpublished. Though these poems were technically unpublished until 2006, they are not included in the literary section of this bibliography because they were included for the purpose of critique in a nonfiction work.

Reviews: Evans, Steven R. Oregon Historical Quarterly 108, no. 3 (2007): 492-94. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20615772.

Keywords: Criticism, Poetry, C.E.S. Wood, Nez Perce War, Chief Joseph, 19th Century History

 

H14. Wood, Erskine. “Chapter II. Army Life and Indian Campaigns and Negotiations.” In Life of Charles Erskine Scott Wood, 13-24. Vancouver, Washington: Rose Wind Press, 1991.

Keywords: Criticism, C.E.S. Wood, Nez Perce War, Politics, 19th Century History, Chief Joseph, Poetry

 

 

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