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N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday

Momaday, N. Scott
Title: N. Scott Momaday
Reading Date: Thursday, October 31, 1974

Introduction and Opening Remarks-1319

Description:

Introduction by Buzz Poverman.

"1. The Omen"-1320

Description:

from "The Gourd Dancer"; differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"2. The Dream"-1321

Description:

from "The Gourd Dancer"


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"3. The Dance"-1322

Description:

from "The Gourd Dancer"; differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"4. The Giveaway"-1323

Description:

from "The Gourd Dancer"


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"New World"-1324

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"Long Shadows at Dulce"-1325

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"Carriers of the Dream Wheel"-1326

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"The Eagle-Feather Fan"-1327

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"The Colors of Night"-1328

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"Riding Is an Exercise of the Mind"-1329

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"Billy the Kid, His Rocking Horse: A Lullaby"-1330

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"The Man in Black"-1331

Description:

Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"The Wound"-1332

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"The Girl at the Doll House"-1333

Description:

Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"Billy's Boast to an Old Woman at San Patricio"-1334

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"He Encounters a Player at Words"-1335

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"He Would Place a Chair for Sister Blandina"-1336

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"The Dying Cowboy"-1337

Description:

Portions of this text later appear in two different works: "Dreaming In Place" (from [i]The Man Made of Words: Essays, Stories, Passages[/i]) and [i]The Ancient Child[/i].


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Man Made of Words: Essays, Stories, Passages. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

Momaday, N. Scott. The Ancient Child. New York: Doubleday, 1989.

"Trees and Evening Sky"-1338

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"He Foresees Disaster in a Dream" and "He Enters Upon the Afternoon of His Last Day"-1339

Description:

Published version of "He Foresees Disaster in a Dream" bears the title "He Foretells Disaster in a Dream."


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"Billy the Kid, the Departure of His Soul, 13-14 July 1881"-1340

Description:

Published version bears the title "Billy the Kid, the Departure of His Soul, 14 July 1881."


Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"Wide Empty Landscape with a Death in the Foreground"-1341

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"Crows in a Winter Composition"-1342

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"Anywhere Is a Street into the Night"-1343

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"The Burning"-1344

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"For the Old Man Mad for Drawing, Dead at Eighty-nine"-1345

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

"Drawn In Legions of Light"-1346

Description:

Unpublished.

"Bibi-Khanym Mosque"-1347

Description:

Unpublished.

"Plainview: 2"-1348

Annotation:

Momaday, N. Scott. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

Question and Answer Session-1349

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Reading Date: Thursday, October 31, 1974
Series: Fall Reading Series
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

N. Scott Momaday reads poems and prose that would go on to appear in The Gourd Dancer (1976), In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991 (1992), The Man Made of Words: Essays, Stories, Passages (1997), and The Ancient Child (1989), as well as two unpublished poems.

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