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R. K. Narayan

John Thieme

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059261
eISBN:
9781781701249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059261.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

R. K. Narayan's reputation as one of the founding figures of Indian writing in English is re-examined in this comprehensive study of his fiction. Arguing against views that have seen Narayan as a ... More


Prologue

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This prologue briefly examines the lives of Okah Tubbee and Laah Ceil. Born as Warner McCary and Lucile (Lucy) Celesta Stanton, respectively, together they crafted an elaborate traveling Indian act ... More


Building a Following in the West: The McCarys Reinvent Themselves

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Warner McCary and Lucy Stanton's establishment of their own prophetic movement in Cincinnati in 1846. Their movement was modeled after Mormon practices. It also incorporated ... More


Practicing Indian Medicine: Laah Ceil’s Eventful Final Years

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter considers Laah Ceil's final years, beginning with her move back to western New York. There she established a new career as “Madame Laahceil, Indian doctress” and provided services that ... More


Epilogue

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This epilogue argues that the story of Warner McCary and Lucile Stanton illustrates how diverse audiences across North America understood “Indianness” during the middle of the century, an era during ... More


Sacajawea, Meet Cogewea: A Red Progressive Revision of Frontier Romance

Joanna Brooks

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter studies the enduring and exasperating romance of Sacajawea, who is hardly masked as the titular character of Mourning Dove's 1927 novel. It notes that there is a lack of information ... More


Among People

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

India’s chequered political history and intertwining of religion into the socio-political fabric has imparted an all-pervasive sense of Indianness amidst all the distinct personalities of different ... More


Critical overview and conclusion

Stuart Hampton-Reeves and Carol Chillington Rutter

in R. K. Narayan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059261
eISBN:
9781781701249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059261.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Graham Greene's shadow has hung over much of the critical response to R. K. Narayan's fiction, particularly reviews of his novels. Greene's view of Narayan as a mediator of essential Indianness for ... More


Part IV Part IV The Message of India

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Analysed: Sudhir Kakar in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195698930
eISBN:
9780199080267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195698930.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this section, Sudhir Kakar talks about how his psychoanalysis experience influences his fiction writings, and discusses the similarities and differences between his fictional works and his ... More


Traveling Transnational Identities: Imagining Stories of “Ultimate” Indianness

Sunil Bhatia

in Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes how the transnationally oriented elite and upper-class urban Indian youth are negotiating their everyday experiences with globalization. It shows how the college-age elite ... More


Native and National in Brazil: Indigeneity after Independence

Tracy Devine Guzman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602080
eISBN:
9781469608150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469602103_Guzman
Subject:
History, Latin American History

How do the lives of indigenous people relate to the romanticized role of “Indians” in Brazilian history, politics, and cultural production? This book charts this enigmatic relationship from the ... More


The Law’s Betrayal

Andrew C. Willford and S. Nagarajan

in Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia's Plantations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824838942
eISBN:
9780824869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838942.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the professionals of the Tamil population. A cultural displacement, as experienced by the Indian middle class, has produced its own narrative that was subsequently hijacked by ... More


From Acculturation to Interculturality: Paradigms for Including through Exclusion

Tracy Devine Guzmán

in Native and National in Brazil: Indigeneity after Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602080
eISBN:
9781469608150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602080.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the state policies that were formulated and implemented in Brazil during the twentieth century to define and discuss the concept of Indianness from a non-indigenous perspective ... More


Dharma and South Asian Spirituality

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834661
eISBN:
9780824870713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834661.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter discusses dharma as a South Asian spirituality. In the global marketplace of ideas, dharma has come to denote South Asian spirituality as a marker of identity, ... More


Buddhist Saints to Bridge the Sino-Indian Divide

Stuart H. Young

in Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 6 offers a more synoptic perspective on the Indian patriarchs as both models for emulation and objects of veneration in medieval China. Here I aim to articulate the unique sorts of power and ... More


The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Jodi A. Byrd

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1761 and again in 1769, European scientists raced around the world to observe the transit of Venus, a rare astronomical event in which the planet Venus passes in front of the sun. This book ... More


Frontier Novels, Border Wars, and Indian Removal

Dana D. Nelson

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the American novel’s depiction of frontier conflict and U.S. Indian policy in the nineteenth century, particularly the seizure of Indian lands and the forcible removal, ... More


Introduction

Mark Rifkin

in The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677825
eISBN:
9781452948041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677825.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book addresses how contemporary queer Native writers use the representation of bodily, emotional, and psychological sensation in challenging U.S. formulations of political subjectivity, while ... More


Genealogies of Indianness: The Errancies of Peoplehood in Greg Sarris’s Watermelon Nights

Mark Rifkin

in The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677825
eISBN:
9781452948041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677825.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on what constitutes Indianness, what entities count as Indian, and more importantly, the question of how this characterization of entities as Indian work in holding the challenge ... More


Laboring in the City: Stereotype and Survival in Chrystos’s Poetry

Mark Rifkin

in The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677825
eISBN:
9781452948041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677825.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explains how the policy of self-determination seems situated to address the ongoing misplacements prompted by the history of U.S. efforts to eliminate Native peoples as such. In order to ... More


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