Table of contents for The Cambridge companion to Native American literature / edited by Joy Porter and Kenneth M. Roemer.


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Introduction
KENNETH M. ROEMER                                        I
Timeline: literary, historical, and cultural conjunctions
KENNETH M. ROEMER                                        .5
Part I Historical and cultural contexts
i. Historical and cultural contexts to Native American literature
JOY PORTER                                              39
2. Translation and mediation
DAVID MURRAY                                            69
3. Women writers and gender issues
ANNETTE VAN DYKE                                        85
Part II Genre contexts
4. Non-fiction prose
BERND PEYER                                            105
5. Native American life writing
HERTHA D. SWEET WONG                                   125
6. America's indigenous poetry
NORMA C. WILSON                                       145
7. Pre-1968 fiction
A. LAVONNE BROWN RUOFF                                161
8. Fiction: 1968 to the present
JAMES RUPPERT                                         173
9. American Indian theatre
ANN HAUGO                                             189
Part III Individual authors
io. N. Scott Momaday: becoming the bear
CHADWICK ALLEN                                        207
11. Simon Ortiz: writing home
PATRICIA CLARK SMITH                                  221
12. James Welch: identity, circumstance, and chance
KATHRYN W. SHANLEY                                    233
13. Leslie Marmon Silko: storyteller
ROBERT M. NELSON                                      245
14. Gerald Vizenor: postindian liberation
KIMBERLY M. BLAESER                                   257
15. Louise Erdrich's storied universe
CATHERINE RAINWATER                                   271
16. Joy Harjo's poetry
LAURA COLTELLI                                        283
17. Sherman Alexie: irony, intimacy, and agency
DAVID L. MOORE                                        297
Bio-bibliographies                                    311
Further reading                                       329
Index                                                 331



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: American literature Indian authors History and criticism, Indians of North America Intellectual life, Indians in literature