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“Strange Providence”: Indigenist Calvinism in the Writings of Mohegan Minister Samson Occom (1723–1792)

Denise T. Askin

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

It is a well-known argument that Calvin’s influence, particularly in the New England tradition, is a foundational element of the national literary identity of the United States. A less well-traveled ... More


Introduction

Joanna Brooks

in American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African American and Native American Literatures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332919
eISBN:
9780199851263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332919.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to reconstruct the founding moments of African American and Native American literatures. These American literary traditions ... More


Samson Occom and the Poetics of Native Revival: Mohegan, Connecticut; 1768

Joanna Brooks

in American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African American and Native American Literatures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332919
eISBN:
9780199851263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332919.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines a literary work important to the Brotherton movement, the most extensive and influential project of Samson Occom's literary career: A Choice Collection of Hymns and Spiritual ... More


Liberation Movements

Cyrus R. K. Patell

in Emergent U.S. Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479893720
eISBN:
9781479879502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893720.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the liberation movements of the 1960s and the emergent writing that followed. During the 1960s, literature had played a crucial role in the formation of ethnic identity and the ... More


Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America

Katy L. Chiles

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199313501
eISBN:
9780199350728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313501.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Racial thought at the close of the eighteenth century differed radically from that of the nineteenth century, when the concept of race as a fixed biological category would emerge. Instead, many early ... More


A Genealogy of Queer Native Literatures

Lisa Tatonetti

in The Queerness of Native American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter offers a provisional history of the authors, genres, and subjects of queer Native studies, narrating a map of relationships and thereby providing a much needed genealogy of the field. It ... More


The Queerness of Native American Literature

Lisa Tatonetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With a new and more inclusive perspective for the growing field of queer Native studies, this book provides a genealogy of queer Native writing after Stonewall. Looking across a broad range of ... More


Gendered Geographies and Narrative Markings

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the Introduction I lay out the groundwork for gendered spatial violence and the concept of (re)mapping that I use throughout the book.


Louise Erdrich

David Stirrup

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074264
eISBN:
9781781702581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Louise Erdrich is one of the most critically and commercially successful Native American writers. This book is a fully comprehensive treatment of her writing, analysing the textual complexities and ... More


Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Mishuana Goeman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Mishuana Goeman provides feminist interventions into an analysis of colonial spatial restructuring of Native lands and bodies in the twentieth century. Through an examination of the ways that Native ... More


(Re)routing Native Mobility, Uprooting Settler Spaces in the Poetry of Esther Belin

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter two, the poetry of Esther Belin enables us to begin to imagine alternatives from the exclusion promoted through gendered indigenous policies. Through literary and cultural maps Belin enables ... More


“Someday a Story Will Come”: Rememorative Futures

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter four continues the examination of global violence and connects it to early forms of literary mappings, by examining Leslie Marmon Silko's epic novel Almanac of the Dead. The use of narrative ... More


Two-Spirit Futures

Lisa Tatonetti

in The Queerness of Native American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This concluding chapter answers the question of what can be gained by considering “the queerness” of Native American literature. Queering Indigenous literary history and engaging specifically queer ... More


“Remember What You Are”: Gendering Citizenship, the Indian Act, and (Re)mapping the Settler Nation-State

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In chapter one, an examination of two short stories by E. Pauline Johnson exemplify the interstices of race, gender, and nation as they pertain to the concept of civilizing Indians and excluding ... More


From the Stomp Grounds on Up: Indigenous Movement and the Politics of Globalization

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter three furthers the methods of indigenous women's use of literary maps to work through various spatial injustices that particularly effected women of color throughout the 1980-1990's. Joy ... More


Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Angela Calcaterra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Although cross-cultural encounter is often considered an economic or political matter, beauty, taste, and artistry were central to cultural exchange and political negotiation in early and ... More


Genocide by Other Means: US Federal Indian Law and Violence against Native Women in Louise Erdrich’s

Eric Cheyfitz and Shari M. Huhndorf

in New Directions in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Louise Erdrich’s prize-winning novel The Round House tells a story about rape on the reservation that reflects on alarmingly high rates of sexual violence against Native women and the roots of this ... More


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