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The Return to Mexico: Gerald Vizenor and Leslie Marmon Silko at the Quincentennial

James H. Cox

in The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the works of first-generation renaissance writers Gerald Vizenor and Leslie Marmon Silko to address how their shared visions of indigenous Mexico constitute a point of ... More


Elegy in the “Native American Renaissance” and After

Arnold Krupat

in That the People Might Live: Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451386
eISBN:
9780801465857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451386.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines elegy in the “Native American Renaissance” and after, starting with the elegiac autobiographical text The Way to Rainy Mountain (1969) by N. Scott Momaday and “Prologue” from ... More


Killing States: Removals, Other Americans, and the “Pale Promise of Democracy”

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a reading of Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange. It considers discussions of multiculturalism in Los Angeles at the end of the twentieth century to understand how narratives ... More


The Gravity of Love: Theopoetics and Ontological Imagination

Laurel C. Schneider

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Theopoetics begins in poetry and ends in theology. It is a mode of theological analysis that enables critical evaluation and overcoming of the limits of mono-linear thought toward more robust ... More


American Mythologies: Essays on Contemporary Literature

William Blazek and Michael K. Glenday (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237365
eISBN:
9781846312540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312540
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In its more than three decades of existence, the discipline of American studies has been reliably unreliable, its boundaries and assumptions forever shifting as it continuously repositions itself to ... More


Indians with Voices: Revisiting Savagism and Civilization

Betty Louise Bell

in American Mythologies: Essays on Contemporary Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237365
eISBN:
9781846312540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237365.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter argues that Roy Harvey Pearce's seminal Native American studies text Savagism and Civilization fails to acknowledge its white elitist assumptions about what constitutes ‘The American ... More


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