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Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

David M. Krueger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696918
eISBN:
9781452952444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696918.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Myths of the Rune Stone tells the story of how white Midwesterners created, adapted, and propagated a myth that Viking missionaries had visited their region and were “massacred” by local Indians ... More


A Holy Mission to Minnesota

David M. Krueger

in Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696918
eISBN:
9781452952444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696918.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction describes the origins of the Kensington Rune Stone and the culture that was built up around it by its defenders. It discusses broadly the class, racial, and religious distinctions ... More


The Enduring Legacy of American Viking Myths

David M. Krueger

in Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696918
eISBN:
9781452952444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696918.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion considers the role of Viking origin myths for American culture in light of the revival of rune stone enthusiasm in the twenty-first century.


Practicing Folklore: Universal Science, Local Authenticity, and Political Critique

Megan C. Thomas

in Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados: Filipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816671908
eISBN:
9781452947013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816671908.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins by showing how folklore was used to theorize the pre-Hispanic unity of different peoples of the Philippines. At the same time, the nature of folklore’s data—the contemporary ... More


Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book is a literary analysis of Pele and Hiʻiaka literature from an indigenous, specifically Hawaiian perspective, one inspired by the larger discussions of Indigenous Literary Nationalism by ... More


Freud in Oz: At the Intersections of Psychoanalysis and Children's Literature

Kenneth B. Kidd

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675821
eISBN:
9781452947709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Children’s literature has spent decades on the psychiatrist’s couch, submitting to psychoanalysis by scores of scholars and popular writers alike. This book turns the tables, suggesting that ... More


Mai Kahiki Mai ka Wahine, ‘o Pele (From Kahiki Came the Woman, Pele): Historicizing the Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the transformation of oral tradition to written literature, providing a larger historical and political context for the publication of Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo. A synopsis of ... More


‘O n Lehua Wale i K ‘ana (The Lehua Blossoms Alone at K ‘ana): Weaving the Mo‘ok ‘auhau of Oral and Literary Traditions

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 2 discusses the cultural/historical background of the literature between 1860-1928. Traditional meiwi (poetic devices) and the transformation from orature to literature is centered within the ... More


Lele ana ‘o Ka‘ena i ka M lie (Ka‘ena Soars Like a Bird in the Calm): Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo as Intellectual History

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 3 focuses on the first narratives published between 1860-1893, how they weave performance and literature, and how orature and literature are layered and intertwined within the publication of ... More


Ke Lei maila ‘o Ka‘ula i ke Kai ē (Ka‘ula Is Wreathed by the Sea): Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo and Kanaka Maoli Culture

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 4 discusses the role the Pele and Hi‘iaka mo‘olelo played in Native Hawaiian culture. It analyses the importance of the narratives as they are related to place, and the centrality of ... More


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