Chapter 15. The Rediscovery of the Native American

  1. David Seed Professor
  1. Joy Porter Associate Dean

Published Online: 5 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310108.ch15

A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction

A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction

How to Cite

Porter, J. (2009) The Rediscovery of the Native American, in A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction (ed D. Seed), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310108.ch15

Editor Information

  1. University of Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of American Studies, University of Wales, Swansea, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146913

Online ISBN: 9781444310108

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Keywords:

  • rediscovery of Native American;
  • Native American Indian literature - active, potentially activist literature;
  • Native American Indian literature and active stance;
  • Native American writers' strategies and cultural revival;
  • Leslie Marmon Silko's much-praised novel, the Ceremony;
  • identity politics and blood quantum - preoccupying number of native writers;
  • Five Civilized Tribes - Cherokees, Chickasaws, Creeks, Choctaws, and Seminoles;
  • Momaday's book making history - Pulitzer Prize for fiction;
  • Ghost Singer - sea-change in 1991, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (N.A.G.P.R.A.);
  • Native American literary canon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading