bd40bc7c7a Yanomam poisoned arrows are confined to the jungles of the Orinoco basin. The result is a degree of alienation that is unusual even by American standards. Writing under the name of Sanyika Shakur in Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Click the Browse box to see a selection of books and journals by: Research Area, Titles A-Z, Publisher, Books only, or Journals only. 158-186 In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: American Literary History 12.1&2 (2000) 158-186 [Access article in PDF] The Gangbanger Autobiography of Monster Kody (aka Sanyika Shakur) and Warrior Literature H. David Brumble From: American Literary HistoryVolume 12, Number 1&2, Spring/Summer 2000 pp. I will be painting here with a broad brush--but I do not mean to imply that warrior cultures are ever and always the same.
Piegan, Crow, Sarsi, and Sioux warriors are closer--but they are bathed in the light of a glorious sunset. 4 Still, what follows is, I think, sufficient to suggest that we live considerably closer to a living warrior culture than most had imagined. I am convinced that young people in some of our urban subcultures are so alienated from the larger society that they have reinvented tribalism--and the [End Page 158] warrior culture that is often associated with tribalism. And as the Los Angeles economy has become ever more suburbanized and more internationalized, decent jobs are ever more difficult to come by in South Central L.A. David Brumble Figures As an undergraduate I took a course devoted to Beowulf. 1 Beowulf and Achilles live at a safe distance in time. We cannot verify your location (Log In) About Contact Help Tools Order Saved Citations (0) for Librarians for Publishers Advanced Search OR Content Title Author Publisher .