Indians, Environment, and Identity on the Borders of American Literature.

By: Smith, Lindsey ClaireMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandAmerican Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008Description: 1 online resource (207 p.)ISBN: 9780230614055Subject(s): American literature - History and criticism | American literature | Ecology in literature | Group identity in literature | Identity (Psychology) in literature | Indians in literature | Intercultural communication in literature | Nature in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Indians, Environment, and Identity on the Borders of American LiteratureDDC classification: 810.9/352997 | 813.5409 LOC classification: PS173.I6S53 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Cross-Cultural Hybridity in James Fenimore Cooper's: The Last of the Mohicans; 2 Legacy of "Doom" on the Crossroads of William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha; 3 Indigenous "Rememory": Cultural Hybridity and the Nature of Resistance in the Novels of Toni Morrison; 4 Alice Walker's Eco-"Warriors"; 5 The Earth Remains: Place and Prophecy in Leslie Marmon Silko's: Almanac of the Dead; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: The authors discussed in this book, including James Fenimore Cooper, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Leslie Marmon Silko, place this cross-cultural contact in nature, not only collapsing cultural and racial boundaries, but also complicating divisions between "wilderness'' and ''civilization."
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Cross-Cultural Hybridity in James Fenimore Cooper's: The Last of the Mohicans; 2 Legacy of "Doom" on the Crossroads of William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha; 3 Indigenous "Rememory": Cultural Hybridity and the Nature of Resistance in the Novels of Toni Morrison; 4 Alice Walker's Eco-"Warriors"; 5 The Earth Remains: Place and Prophecy in Leslie Marmon Silko's: Almanac of the Dead; Notes; Works Cited; Index

The authors discussed in this book, including James Fenimore Cooper, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Leslie Marmon Silko, place this cross-cultural contact in nature, not only collapsing cultural and racial boundaries, but also complicating divisions between "wilderness'' and ''civilization."

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LINDSEY CLAIRE SMITH is Assistant Professor of English at Oklahoma State University, USA.

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