SUNY Oneonta arah Winnemucca. S. Alice Callahan. Gertrude Bonnin. Mourning Dove. Since the 1980s, the scholarly recovery of these foundational Native women writers in English has pivoted on their dexterous literary engagement with select narrative forms--short story, memoir, novel--and their aligned political engagement with the settler state and tribal-nations. Their visibility--in anthologies, journals, and books and on course syllabi--has reframed Native, US, and US women's literary history. Yet that visibility has tended to obscure other vital dimensions of their work. The focus on individual authorship that still guides literary studies, for example, risks extricating these writers from the complex intergenerational and intertribal relationships that informed their literary production. At the same time, despite key moves in recent years to broaden categories of the literary, the secondary status of texts such as petitions, speeches, and newspaper articles has hampered a fuller consideration of these writers as well as other Native women activists and intellectuals. In recent years, books such as Beth H. Piatote's Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American Literature (reviewed in Legacy 31.1), Mark Rifkin's When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty, and Kiara M. Vigil's Indigenous Intellectuals: Sovereignty,
Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers – University of Nebraska Press
Published: Jun 20, 2017
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera