Books in category Literary Criticism – Native American

  • Handbook of Native American Literature

    Handbook of Native American Literature
    Andrew Wiget

    Collects essays on the oral literatures of Native Americans, covering revitalization movements, myth and religion, and humor in Native American culture While the ethnographic and ethnohistorical literature of Native Americans is voluminous …

  • Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature

    Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature
    John Bierhorst

    These stories represent the Aztec, Iroquois, Maya, and Sioux cultures This volume is intended as a first step toward establishing a body of standard words, a canon, of native American literature.

  • Feminist Readings of Native American Literature

    Feminist Readings of Native American Literature
    Kathleen M. Donovan

    Focusing on the works of N. Scott Momaday, Joy Harjo, Paula Gunn Allen, and others, Donovan analyzes the texts of these well-known writers, weaving a supporting web of feminist criticism throughout.

  • Understanding Sherman Alexie

    Understanding Sherman Alexie
    Daniel Grassian

    Offers a chronological examination of the work of the Native American novelist, poet, filmmaker, and short story writer.

  • Across Cultures Across Borders

    Across Cultures / Across Borders
    Paul Depasquale, Renate Eigenbrod, Emma Larocque

    Together, these original works illustrate diverse but interconnecting knowledges and offer powerfully relevant observations on Native literature and culture.

  • Walking a Tightrope

    Walking a Tightrope
    David T. McNab, Ute Lischke

    Until these are understood by non-Aboriginals, Aboriginal people will continue to be misrepresented – both as individuals and as groups."–BOOK JACKET.

  • When the Other Is Me

    When the Other Is Me
    Emma LaRocque

    In this long-awaited book from one of the most recognized and respected scholars in Native Studies today, Emma LaRocque presents a powerful interdisciplinary study of the Native literary response to racist writing in the Canadian historical …

  • Fugitive Poses

    Fugitive Poses
    Gerald Robert Vizenor

    In Fugitive Poses Gerald Vizenor argues that such representations celebrate the absence rather than the presence of the Native.

  • James Welch

    James Welch
    Mary Jane Lupton

    Based on personal interviews, this companion offers a fascinating biographical account of an important Native American writer, along with critical perspectives on five of his major works.

  • Our War Paint Is Writers Ink

    Our War Paint Is Writers’ Ink
    Adam Spry

    In this book, Adam Spry puts these two traditions in conversation with one another, showing how novels, poetry, and drama have been the ground upon which Anishinaabeg and Americans have clashed as representatives of two nations …

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