Native authenticity : transnational perspectives on Native American literary studies / edited by Deborah L. Madsen

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Subjects: American literature--Indian authors--History and criticism
Indians in literature
Indians of North America--Ethnic identity
Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2010
Series: Native traces
Native traces
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xi, 193 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction Contemporary Discourses on "Indianness" / Deborah L. Madsen 1
Chapter 1. Questions about the Question of "Authenticity": Notes on Moolelo Hawaii and the Struggle for Pono / Paul Lyons 19
Chapter 2. Cycles of Selfhood, Cycles of Nationhood: Authenticity, Identity, Community, Sovereignty / David L. Moore 39
Chapter 3. "Back when I used to be Indian": Native American Authenticity and Postcolonial Discourse / Lee Schweninger 69
Chapter 4. The X-Blood Files: Whose Story? Whose Indian? / Malea Powell 87
Chapter 5. Modernism, Authenticity, and Indian Identity: Frank "Toronto" Prewett (1893-1962) / Joy Porter 103
Chapter 6. Transdifference in the Work of Gerald Vizenor / Helmbrecht Breining 123
Chapter 7. Traces of Others in Our Own Other: Monocultural Ideals, Multicultural Resistance / Juan Bruce-Novoa 133
Chapter 8. Sacred Community, Sacred Culture: Authenticity and Modernity in Contemporary Canadian Native Writings / Richard J. Lane 151
In Conversation Postindian Reflections: Chickens and Piranha, Casinos, and Sovereignty / A. Robert Lee 167
Contributors 183
Index 187
Additional Authors: Madsen, Deborah L
Notes: LCCN: 2009034852
ISBN: 9781438431673 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1438431678 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781438431680 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1438431686 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Contemporary discourses on "Indianness": introduction / Deborah L. Madsen -- Questions about the question of "authenticity": notes on Mo'olelo Hawai'i and the struggle for Pono / Paul Lyons -- Cycles of selfhood, cycles of nationhood: authenticity, identity, community, sovereignty / David L. Moore -- "Back when I used to be Indian": Native American authenticity and postcolonial discourse / Lee Schweninger -- The x-blood files: whose story? whose Indian? / Malea Powell -- Modernism, authenticity, and Indian identity: Frank "Toronto" Prewett (1893-1962) / Joy Porter -- Transdifference in the work of Gerald Vizenor / Helmbrecht Breinig -- Traces of others in our own other: monocultural ideals, multicultural resistance / Juan Bruce-Novoa -- Sacred community, sacred culture: authenticity and modernity in contemporary Canadian native writings / Richard J. Lane -- In conversation: postindian reflections: chickens and piranha, casinos, and sovereignty / Gerald Vizenor and A. Robert Lee
OCLC Number: 435628805
ISBN/ISSN: 9781438431673