CORE Ceremony: index of some local resources
Mapping Ceremony I: embedded text vs. prose narrative
R. M. Nelson, "Rewriting Ethnography: Embedded Texts in Leslie Silko's Ceremony" (from Telling the Stories: Essays on American Indian Literatures and Cultures, eds. Elizabeth Hoffman Nelson and Malcolm Nelson [New York: Peter Lang, 2001] 47-58).
_____, "Mapping the Embedded Texts" (unpublished ms.)
Chart depicting the formal structure of the novel (graphing the location of embedded text with respect to the prose narrative)
Mapping Ceremony II: the landscape of Ceremony
R. M. Nelson, "The Function of Landscape in Ceremony" (from Place and Vision: The Function of Landscape in Native American Fiction [New York: Peter Lang, 1993]; rpt. in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony: A Casebook, ed. Allan Chavkin. [New York: Oxford U P, 2002] 139-73).
Map of the area around Laguna pueblo emphasizing placenames mentioned in the novel
Map of the area around Laguna pueblo emphasizing topographical features named in the novel
Photos of places and people mentioned in the novel
Lalo's place (and Mt. Taylor)
R. M. Nelson, "Leslie Silko, Storyteller" (The Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature, eds. Kenneth Roemer and Joy Porter [forthcoming]).
contact: Robert Nelson, English Dept.