Other destinies : understanding the American Indian novel / by Louis Owens

Author(s): Owens, Louis
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Subjects: American fiction--Indian authors--History and criticism
Indians of North America--Intellectual life
Indians in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1992
Series: American Indian literature and critical studies series v. 3
American Indian literature and critical studies series v. 3
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: x, 291 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Other Destinies, Other Plots: An Introduction to Indian Novels 3
2. Origin Mists: John Rollin Ridge's Masquerade and Mourning Dove's Mixedbloods 32
3. Maps of the Mind: John Joseph Mathews and D'Arcy McNickle 49
4. Acts of Imagination: The Novels of N. Scott Momaday 90
5. Earthboy's Return: James Welch's Acts of Recovery 128
6. "The Very Essence of Our Lives": Leslie Silko's Webs of Identity 167
7. Erdrich and Dorris's Mixedbloods and Multiple Narratives 192
8. Ecstatic Strategies: Gerald Vizenor's Trickster Narratives 225
Notes 255
References 275
Bibliography of American Indian Novels 283
Index 286
Notes: LCCN: 92003507
ISBN: 0806124237 (permanent paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 25368641
ISBN/ISSN: 0806124237