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The Book Leslie Marmon Silko s Ceremony
The Author Robert M. Nelson
The Publisher Peter Lang
Release Date2008
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 197
ISBN 1433102056
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "Leslie Marmon Silko's" Ceremony: "The Recovery of Tradition" is a study of the embedded texts that function as the formal and thematic backbone of Leslie Marmon Silko's 1977 novel. Robert M. Nelson identifies the Keresan and Navajo ethnographic pretexts that Silko reappropriates and analyzes the many ways these texts relate to the surrounding prose narrative.


The Book Ceremony
The Author Leslie Marmon Silko
The Publisher New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books
Release Date1977
Genre Fiction
Pages 262
ISBN 0140086838
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: One Navajo family, on a New Mexico reservation, struggles to survive in a world no longer theirs in the years just before and after World War II


The Book Ceremony
The Author Leslie Marmon Silko
The Publisher Penguin
Release Date1977
Genre Fiction
Pages 243
ISBN 0143104918
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: On a New Mexico reservation, one Navajo family--including Tayo, a World War II veteran deeply scarred by his experiences as a Japanese POW and by the rejection of his own people--struggles to survive in a world no longer theirs in the years just before and after World War II. Reader's Guide available. Reissue. 30,000 first printing.


The Book Ceremony and Text in the Renaissance
The Author Douglas F. Rutledge
The Publisher University of Delaware Press
Release Date1996
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 233
ISBN 0874135737
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "Ceremony and Text in the Renaissance is a contribution to the history of cultural semiotics in Early Modern Europe. Prof. Thomas M. Greene's theoretical exposition introduces a series of articles that consider the interaction between literary production and ceremonial performance in the larger cultural text of the Renaissance. The Renaissance engaged in a greater number of ceremonial performances than the preceding era, but the Reformation had irrevocably altered the language of ceremony, reducing its magical efficacity and diminishing its ability to inspire community." "According to Professor Greene, the essays address one large but limited area of semiotic practice, the social role of ceremonial performance during the early modern period, examining the interplay between ceremonial and the narrative, dramatic, or poetic text."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


The Book Leslie Marmon Silko s Ceremony
The Author Allan Richard Chavkin
The Publisher Oxford University Press on Demand
Release Date2002-01-01
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 274
ISBN 9780195142839
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony, the most important novel of the Native American Renaissance, is among the most most widely taught and studied novels in higher education today. In it, Silko recounts a young man's search for consolation in his tribe's history and traditions, and his resulting voyage of self-discovery and discovery of the world. The fourteen essays in this casebook include a variety of theoretical approaches and provide the reader with crucial information, especially on Native American beliefs, that will enhance their understanding and appreciation of this contemporary classic. The collection also includes two interviews with Silko in which she explains the importance of the oral tradition and storytelling, along with autobiographical basis of the novel.


The Book Wedding Ceremony Planner
The Author Reverend Judith Johnson
The Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date2005-03-01
Genre Family & Relationships
Pages 384
ISBN 1402251009
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Many couples want a spiritual but not a religious ceremony that truly celebrates their unique set of beliefs, values and life circumstances. They want their ceremony, their way but don't know where to begin or what questions they need to ask. The Wedding Ceremony Planner is a comprehensive and user-friendly guide. It covers everything you need to know to create a beautiful ceremony text and to anticipate and address all the profound and mundane logistics with ease, grace and fun. It includes hundreds of text excerpts reflecting the many voices with which our hearts speak. There are also ten sample ceremony texts for the inclusion of children, the telling of the couple's story, the renewal of vows and a commitment ceremony. Checklists and worksheets are included to manage all the details. The Wedding Ceremony Planner is also an invaluable resource for clergy of all faiths, wedding planners and location coordinators. Sprinkled with anecdotes about lessons learned by couples creating their weddings, this book is filled with the wisdom of experience Praise for The Wedding Ceremony Planner "Weddings are sacred acts surrounded by material hoopla. The Wedding Ceremony Planner clarifies the worldly issues but keeps the spirit central. It's the balance that every couple needs." -Marianne Williamson, author, The Gift of Change "With countless samples of ceremony segments and worksheets to put them all together, The Wedding Ceremony Planner affirms what we all hope for: to communicate our love in a clear, heartfelt manner that truly reflects who we are." -Jack Canfield, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Bride's Soul(r) "In this time of increasing exchange and friendship between people of many cultures ... what the world needs is an intelligent and compassionate 'how to' book on performing interfaith ceremonies. This book is an excellent example." -The Very Reverend James Parks Morton Founder and President of the Interfaith Center of New York "[This book] was [wonderful] in helping us create our wedding ceremony. Not only was it easy to follow, but it made us think of things we never would have thought of on our own ... Going through the book also brought us closer ... it is the one thing we have sat down and done 100% together." -Jennifer Buehler and Frank Yanoti Jr., Bride and Groom "Planning the wedding ceremony in itself can be a process of discovery for a couple entering marriage ... this marvelous book ... help[s] couples design a ceremony that truly and personally characterizes the meaning and uniqueness of each union." -Pril Smiley, Mohonk Mountain House "This book will aid and guide the couple in the creation of their unique wedding ceremony that appropriately states their personal beliefs. How refreshing, how important, how appropriate to help make the wedding yours." -Alexandra Stoddard, author of Choosing Happiness


The Book Religious Rite and Ceremony in Milton s Poetry
The Author Thomas B. Stroup
The Publisher University Press of Kentucky
Release Date2015-01-13
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 96
ISBN 9780813164458
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Milton, the arch-Puritan and outspoken critic of the stereotyped rituals of the established churches, has been regarded by most scholars as a writer who is unlikely to have employed liturgical materials in his poetry. Thomas B. Stroup shows to the contrary that Milton made extensive use of Christian liturgy not only as material within the body of his poems but also as a force in shaping them. In a survey of both Milton's major works and his minor poems, prayers of thanksgiving, the General Confession, similarities to hymns, echoes from canticles, and many other rites and ceremonies of the church are noted. But what is even more significant is the way in which these liturgical forms are used by the poet, for their appearance is not incidental to the works but contributes to their structural development. The reflections of the rites and ceremonies and the allusions to them seem to have been chosen deliberately as a means of heightening the poems' action and deepening their meaning.


The Book Tea and Ceremony
The Author Diana Saltoon
The Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
Release Date2008-11-01
Genre Cooking
Pages 240
ISBN 9781427085405
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Ceremony and Ritual in Japan
The Author D. P. Martinez
The Publisher Routledge
Release Date2013-02-01
Genre Social Science
Pages 284
ISBN 9781134818549
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Japan is one of the most urbanised and industrialised countries in the world. Yet the Japanese continue to practise a variety of religious rituals and ceremonies despite the high-tech, highly regimented nature of Japanese society. Ceremony and Ritual in Japan focuses on the traditional and religious aspects of Japanese society from an anthropological perspective, presenting new material and making cross-cultural comparisons. The chapters in this collection cover topics as diverse as funerals and mourning, sweeping, women's roles in ritual, the division of ceremonial foods into bitter and sweet, the history of a shrine, the playing of games, the exchange of towels and the relationship between ceremony and the workplace. The book provides an overview of the meaning of tradition, and looks at the way in which new ceremonies have sprung up in changing circumstances, while old ones have been preserved, or have developed new meanings.


The Book Music and Ceremony at Notre Dame of Paris 500 1550
The Author Craig Wright
The Publisher CUP Archive
Release Date1989-11-09
Genre Music
Pages 400
ISBN 0521244927
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This book is a history of the early musical life of the Parisian cathedral of Notre Dame. All aspects of the musical establishment of Notre Dame are covered, from Merovingian times to the period of the wars of religion in France. Nine discrete essays discuss the history of Parisian chant and liturgy and the pattern and structure of the cathedral services in the late Middle Ages; Notre Dame polyphony and the composers most closely associated with the cathedral, among them Leoninus, Perotinus and Philippe de Vitry; the organ and its repertoire; the choir, the musical education and performing traditions; and the relationship of the cathedral to the court.


The Book Ceremony and Power
The Author Geoffrey Sumi
The Publisher University of Michigan Press
Release Date2015-11-06
Genre History
Pages 378
ISBN 9780472036660
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In Ceremony and Power, Geoffrey Sumi is concerned with the relationship between political power and public ceremonial in the Roman Republic, with particular focus on the critical months following Caesar's assassination and later as Augustus became the first emperor of Rome. The book traces the use of a variety of public ceremonies, including assemblies of the people, triumphs, funerals, and games, as a means for politicians in this period of instability and transition to shape their public images and consolidate their power and prestige. Ultimately, Sumi shows that the will of the people, whether they were the electorate assembled at the comitia, the citizen body at the contio, the spectators at the theater, the crowd at the triumph, or mourners at a funeral, strongly influenced the decisions and actions of Roman aristocrats.


The Book Ceremony and Symbolism in the Japanese Home
The Author Michael Jeremy
The Publisher Manchester University Press
Release Date1989-01-01
Genre Families
Pages 196
ISBN 0719025060
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Understanding Ceremony
The Author Lynn Domina
The Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date2004
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 167
ISBN 0313328595
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Presents background information on the Laguna Pueblo and discusses historical events of the time to assist readers in better understanding Leslie Marmon Silko's novel "Ceremony."


The Book Ceremony
The Author Hilda Cole Espy
The Publisher Viking Pr
Release Date1977-03-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 262
ISBN UOM:39015000146699
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: One Navajo family, on a New Mexico reservation, struggles to survive in a world no longer theirs in the years just before and after World War II


The Book Ceremony In Death
The Author J. D. Robb
The Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date2010-10-07
Genre Fiction
Pages 336
ISBN 9780748121793
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Meet me tomorrow, midnight. Aquarian Club. TELL NO ONE.' When New York cop Frank Wojinski is found murdered, death gets very personal for homicide detective, Eve Dallas - and she'll stop at nothing to find Frank's killer. But then another victim is claimed: Frank's own granddaughter. As Eve delves deeper into the case, more mutilated corpses are discovered. Then a dead body is placed outside Eve's home. Drawn into the sinister world of a sexual satanic cult, Eve must put her life on the line to uncover a sadistic killer, before she becomes his latest victim.


The Book The Drama of Coronation
The Author Alice Hunt
The Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date2008-09-25
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages
ISBN 9781139474665
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The coronation was, and perhaps still is, one of the most important ceremonies of a monarch's reign. This book examines the five coronations that took place in England between 1509 and 1559. It considers how the sacred rite and its related ceremonies and pageants responded to monarchical and religious change, and charts how they were interpreted by contemporary observers. Hunt challenges the popular position that has conflated royal ceremony with political propaganda and argues for a deeper understanding of the symbolic complexity of ceremony. At the heart of the study is an investigation into the vexed issues of legitimacy and representation which leads Hunt to identify the emergence of an important and fruitful exchange between ceremony and drama. This exchange will have significant implications for our understanding both of the period's theatre and of the cultural effects of the Protestant Reformation.


The Book The Ultimate Wedding Ceremony Book
The Author Bill Cox
The Publisher The Giving Tree
Release Date2007-03-19
Genre Family & Relationships
Pages 168
ISBN 1419682849
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The Wedding book that will save you money. Insight and advice from one of the foremost woman's writers along with a Wedding Producer and DJ with over 2,000+ events worth of experience.


The Book Sacred Ceremony
The Author Steven D. Farmer, Ph.D
The Publisher Hay House, Inc
Release Date2002-10-31
Genre Body, Mind & Spirit
Pages 268
ISBN 9781401932749
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In Sacred Ceremony: How to Create Ceremonies for Healing, Transitions, and Celebrations, Steven Farmer offers ideas on how to create your own ceremonies to consecrate the critical events and passages that you experience on your life’s journey.


The Book The Book of Ceremony
The Author Sandra Ingerman
The Publisher Sounds True
Release Date2018-10-01
Genre Body, Mind & Spirit
Pages 216
ISBN 9781683641506
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Sandra Ingerman We perform ceremonies to mark important events and celebrate holidays—yet our modern approach to ceremony only scratches the surface of its true potential. With The Book of Ceremony, shamanic teacher Sandra Ingerman presents a rich and practical resource for creating ceremonies filled with joy, purpose, and magic. “We are hungry to connect with more than what we experience with our ordinary senses in the material world,” writes Sandra. “By performing ceremonies, you will find yourself stepping into a beautiful and creative power you might never have imagined.” Weaving shamanic teachings together with stories, examples, and guiding insights, The Book of Ceremony explores: • The elements of a powerful ceremony—including setting strong intentions, choosing your space, preparing ceremonial items, and dealing gracefully with the unexpected • Stepping into the sacred—key practices for leaving behind your everyday concerns and creating a space where magic can happen • Guidance for working alone, in community, and across distances with virtual ceremonies • Invoking spiritual allies—the power of working with the elements, the natural world, ancestor spirits, and the creative energy of the divine • Sacred transitions—including ceremonies for weddings, births, rites of passage to adulthood, funerals, honorable closure, and new beginnings • Ceremonies for energetic balance—healing and blessing, resolving sacred contracts, getting rid of limiting beliefs, creating Prayer Trees, and more • Life as a ceremony—how to infuse your entire life with ceremonial practice, from planting a garden or to revitalizing your home or office to helping heal our planet The Book of Ceremony is more than a “how-to” guide—it will inspire you to create original ceremonies tailored to your own needs and the needs of your community. When you invoke the sacred power of ceremony, you tap into one of the oldest and most effective tools for transforming both yourself and the world. As Sandra writes, “If you perform one powerful and successful ceremony for yourself, the principle of oneness ensures that all of life heals and evolves.”


The Book The Royal Funeral Ceremony in Renaissance France
The Author Ralph E. Giesey
The Publisher Librairie Droz
Release Date1960
Genre France
Pages 233
ISBN 2600029877
Language English, Spanish, And French