Re: Worry

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Thu, 7 Sep 1995 21:15:15 -0400

Forgive the repetition, but do read Louise Erdrich. She is a gifted
Native American novelist. I was enthralled by The Bingo Palace, because
she depicts contemporary Native Americans who are into their culture and
that of other Native Americans, as well as ours, the big one that
dominates but can't obliterate .Ruby

On Thu, 7 Sep 1995, Nick Corduan wrote:

> Ruby,
> > Are you comparing the Nativ e American of yore with the contemporary
> > Western American? That's anachronistic. Read Louise Erdrich's The Bingo
> Nothing wrong with anacrhonism in this context, though. I was speaking of
> comparing the two -- not evaluating them, seeing which is a better folk or
> anything -- but just *comparing* the two extremely different cultures, and
> seeing how they handled the issue of worry differently (or the same).
> Nick---
> --
> Nick Corduan "...there is as much dignity in tilling
> at a field as in writing a poem."
> ( --Booker T. Washington