He is one of the few who focus their works on the lives of the First Nations. He playfully addresses the problems that Native people are still facing today, carefully raising the awareness of his non-Native readers.
The first and hopefully not the last symposium showcased a considerable number of Croatian Americanists, while hosting also a few guests from abroad, among them one of the keynote speakers, Professor Douglas Ambrose of Hamilton College, USA.
The other plenary address was delivered by Professor Stipe Grgas of the University of Zagreb whose work has been a mainstay of American Studies in Croatia and beyond. While Ambrose, as a historian of the early America and the antebellum society, revisits the importance of religion for the fateful conflict between the North and the South, especially as it is presented by some more recent views, Grgas delves deep into the very core of the disciplinary rationale finding there an interesting, even if unselfconscious, occlusion and evasion pertaining to the role of capitalism and the capitalist economy in the installment and development of American Studies.
Thus both scholars, each tackling a different aspect of America, show how older approaches are continuously reinvigorated by the influx of new ideas and new interdisciplinary interventions.
This gives the feel of a discipline constantly on the move and in the mood of reshaping itself. In this section, the reshaping is done by means of two major socio-cultural phenomena of long duration, religion and capitalism.ter 2, “Theorizing the World of the Novel,” takes up Thomas King’s Green Grass, Running Water, suggesting that the way King incorpo- rates native storytelling traditions and reworks them in relation to.
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Analysis of "Green Grass, Running Water" Character Point of View Personal Response-Marissa Personal Response- Melissa Discussion Questions This story is told in third person.
This limits the story because you are not able to know the character's thoughts or feelings. Green Grass, Running Water is a novel by Thomas King, a writer of Cherokee and Greek/German-American descent, and United States and Canadian dual citizenship.
He was born and grew up in the United States, and has lived in Canada since Thomas King is the author of Medicine River; Green Grass, Running Water; Truth and Bright Water; and a collection of short stories, One Good Story, That One.
In , he was the first Native North American to deliver Canada's Prestigious Massey Lectures.