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Sculpting Cosmolectics

Gloria Elizabeth Chacón

in Indigenous Cosmolectics: Kab'awil and the Making of Maya and Zapotec Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636795
eISBN:
9781469636856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636795.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

The introduction situates indigenous writers within Latin American literary historiography. It enumerates key historical indigenous political changes that led to the rise of indigenous writers. This ... 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


Indigenous Novels in Canada

Tara Hyland-Russell

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Canadian Indigenous novels emerged as a specific genre within the last thirty years, rooted in a deep, thousands-year-old ‘performance art and poetic tradition’ of oratory, oral story, poetry, and ... More


“A literature that is not meaningless like our own”

Vincent Debaene

in Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106908
eISBN:
9780226107233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107233.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses ethnographic citations of indigenous literature, an important device used in the more literary supplemental texts published by French anthropologists. Studying work by ... 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


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


Nature of Sources and Historical Construction

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The methods of archaeology help to recover the material remains of the past, relating to ancient, medieval, and modern periods of history. Ancient Indian currency was issued in the form of metal ... More


Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

William Hanks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This synthesis of history, anthropology, and linguistics gives a view of the first two hundred years of the Spanish colonization of the Yucatec Maya. Drawing on a range of sources, it documents the ... More


Activating Voice, Body, and Place: Kanaka Maoli and Ma‘ohi Writings for Kaho‘olawe and Moruroa

Dina El Dessouky

in Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195394429
eISBN:
9780190252809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195394429.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines contemporary indigenous literature from Hawai’i and Tahiti to shed light on the issue of sovereignty in the era of military neocolonialism. More precisely, it analyzes literary ... 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


‘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


Hulihia Ka Mauna (The Mountain Is Overturned by Fire): Weaving a Literary Tradition—the Polytexts and Politics of 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/9780816679218.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 6 explores the cultural and political value of the Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo within the context of Hawaiian literary nationalism during the historical period the narratives were published, ... More


Aloha Kīlauea, ka ‘Āina Aloha (Cherished Is Kīlauea, the Beloved Land): Remembering, Reclaiming, Recovering, and Retelling—Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo as Hawaiian Literary Nationalism

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/9780816679218.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The final chapter considers Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo as a foundation and reflection of Hawaiian literary nationalism today, and how this literature continues to inspire Kanaka nationalism via the ... More


Major Authors: Albert Wendt, Sia Figiel, Epeli Hau‘ofa

Michelle Keown

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the work of three Indigenous Pacific novelists: Albert Wendt, Sia Figiel, and Epeli Hauʻofa. Wendt, Figiel, and Hauʻofa all come from the anglophone south-west of Oceania, ... 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


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


Armaity S. Desai, 1992: Interviewed by Vimla V. Nadkarni

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Armaity S. Desai, a leader in Indian social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the ... More


‘O ‘Oe ia, e Wailua Iki (It Is You, Wailua Iki): Mana Wahine in 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/9780816679218.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 5 focuses on the little discussed cultural value of mana wahine, or the physical presence and spiritual/psychological strength of women. It analyzes the talents, skills of the main characters ... More


John Maxwell, 2002: Interviewed by Lynne Healy

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with John Maxwell, a leader in Caribbean social work education who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


Māori Novels in English

Christine Prentice

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the history of Maōri novels written primarily in English and for adult readers, taking as its definitional starting point the self-identification of the author as Maōri. ... More


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