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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2014
... lems facing Indian nations (66). Sekaquaptewa’s talk presents a question that is relevant to Native American and indigenous literary studies today: how are the cultural and political dimensions of Native revitalization related, and at what point does the privileging of categories of culture...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... shape colonialist orientations to the Indigenous map. Attending to how the land has been shaped in partnership with Indigenous text making transforms American literary studies by demonstrating one way that Euro-American texts always were, are, and will be in relation to Native genres. Considering the...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Roybal is explicit that the focus of her study is on the testimonios of relatively privileged women and that their own stories of dispossession were premised on the prior dispossession of indigenous people. Yet despite some fascinating hints about the complexity of this story of multiple dispossessions...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 704–707.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Deborah Cohn Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims to be, as...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2019
... . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2016 . xix, 205 pp. Paper, $22.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 The distinction between indigenous peoples and arrivants (African slaves and their descendants), made recently by native studies scholar Jodi Byrd, was intended to...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 585–588.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Native studies” that is in conversation with both early American studies and Native American and Indigenous studies. Building on the work of formative texts, including Hilary E. Wyss’s Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early America (2000), Robert Warrior’s The People...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2015
... neglected periods of literary pro- duction, and bringing fresh insights and methodologies to bear on the themat- ics of land, the enduring center of indigenous politics. In “That the People Might Live,” the first study of Native American elegy, Arnold Krupat extends conventional parameters of the...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 730–732.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Eric Gary Anderson Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims to be...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2018
... for not only an Indigenous-centered approach to ecocriticism but also an Indigenous-centered approach to social justice. While Fitzgerald proposes a theoretically expansive approach to Native studies, Mark Rifkin’s Beyond Settler Time argues for a fundamental division between what he terms...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2014
... by the legal discourses of settler governance. Where Rifkin’s work brings a queer focus to Indigenous issues, Scott Mor- gensen’s anthropological text brings an awareness of settler colonialism to queer studies. Morgensen asserts that “queer studies must examine settler colonialism as a...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2011
... since the nation’s inception, the United States cast its South as a deviant Other in order to maintain its own exceptionalism. In her valuable and impressive study, which moves across centuries and genres, Greeson asks two key questions: “What has our South underwritten in U.S...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Flint. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2008. xv, 376 pp. $39.50. All That Remains: Varieties of Indigenous Expression . By Arnold Krupat. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. xv, 229 pp. Paper, $25.00. Book Reviews Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., nor does Parker offer them. That is the heartbreaking reality of literature and its critical analysis. Blood Narrative is a valuable, wise, and thoughtful study. With a keen sense of history, Allen analyzes ‘‘the transition from an indirect to a more direct indigenous minority opposition to...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Mark Rifkin Queequeg’s Coffin: Indigenous Literacies and Early American Literature . By Rasmussen Birgit Brander . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2012 . xiv, 207 pp. Paper , $23.95 . Reconstructing the Native South: American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause . By...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the past and all phenomena in widening coils of vision and apprehension. Creative Alliances: The Transnational Designs of Indigenous Women’s Poetry suggests that “Indigenous women’s poetry begins to grant readers deepened insights into Native American Studies’ framing of Indigenous nationalisms...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... navigate between the proverbial Scylla and Charybdis of appropriation and exoticiza- tion, between what Chadwick Allen calls saming and unsaming argu- ments structuring much of the past and contemporary approaches to the study and representation of indigenous cultures. As Allen explains, 96...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 723–749.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Michael A. Elliott Duke University Press 2003 Michael A. Coyote Comes to the Norton: Indigenous Oral Elliott Narrative and American Literary History 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 35 of 255 They intended to catch...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the methods that accompany these political commitments and the capacious archives they present. In so doing, they map out exciting new Indigenous literary studies approaches that are centered in Indigenous specificity but extend to the trans/national. Both Spry and Tumbaga offer innovative...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
... configurations of Latinidad” (6), Milian pro- poses the neologism Latinities. In doing so, she hopes “to initiate a dialogue with writers, narratives, and experiences that have been previously ignored or written out of Latina/o studies: the southern, the black, the dark brown, the indigenous, and the...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 468–471.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Victor Bascara The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction . By Caroline Rody. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xx, 196 pp. $65.00. The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University . By Mark Chiang...