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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


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


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

Gloria Elizabeth Chacón

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636795
eISBN:
9781469636856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636795.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Latin America's Indigenous writers have long labored under the limits of colonialism, but in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries, they have constructed a literary corpus that moves them ... More


Indigenous Languaging: Empathy and Translation across Alphabetic, Aural, and Visual Texts

Chadwick Allen

in Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678181
eISBN:
9781452948423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678181.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces how a chain of readings can result from staging a series of purposeful juxtapositions of multiple texts composed by multiple, diverse Indigenous writers and artists. The literary ... More


Indigenous Pacific Fiction in English: The ‘First Wave’

Steven Winduo

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/9780199679775.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the first wave of Indigenous Pacific novels written in English, which dates back to around 1955 and culminates in 1980 with the publication of Albert Wendt's edition, Lali: A ... More


Modernist Fiction/Alternative Modernisms: Australia, Canada, New Zealand

Anouk Lang

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/9780199679775.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the history of modernist fiction in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada within the larger context of geomodernist scholarship. It first considers how modernism relates to ... More


Historical Fiction: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific

Lydia Wevers

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/9780199679775.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Since the latter part of the twentieth century, there has been a noticeable turn towards fiction that draws on historical materials, people, and events to reframe the politics of both the past and ... More


The Realm of Tapa

Alice Te Punga Somerville

in Once Were Pacific: M ori Connections to Oceania

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677566
eISBN:
9781452948003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677566.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the realm of tapa, which explores the ways in which Aotearoa is articulated as part of the broader Pacific region on the basis of cultural and geographic proximity. It ... More


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