NAISA: Literary Criticism

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN89380. Code expires August 1, 2022.

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BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

Making the Carry: The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Making the Carry The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Timothy Cochrane 2022 Fall
An extraordinary illustrated biography of a Métis man and Anishinaabe woman navigating great changes in their homeland along the U.S.–Canada border in the early twentieth century
The Silence of the Miskito Prince: How Cultural Dialogue Was Colonized The Silence of the Miskito Prince How Cultural Dialogue Was Colonized Matt Cohen 2022 Fall
Confronting the rifts created by our common conceptual vocabulary for North American colonial studies
Making Love with the Land: Essays Making Love with the Land Essays Joshua Whitehead 2022 Fall
A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world
Written by the Body: Gender Expansiveness and Indigenous Non-Cis Masculinities Written by the Body Gender Expansiveness and Indigenous Non-Cis Masculinities Lisa Tatonetti 2021 Fall
Examining the expansive nature of Indigenous gender representations in history, literature, and film
Le Maya Q’atzij/Our Maya Word: Poetics of Resistance in Guatemala Le Maya Q’atzij/Our Maya Word Poetics of Resistance in Guatemala Emil’ Keme 2021 Spring
Bringing to the fore the voices of Maya authors and what their poetry tells us about resistance, sovereignty, trauma, and regeneration
Radioactive Ghosts Radioactive Ghosts Gabriele Schwab 2020 Fall
A pioneering examination of nuclear trauma, the continuing and new nuclear peril, and the subjectivities they generate
Infrastructures of Apocalypse: American Literature and the Nuclear Complex Infrastructures of Apocalypse American Literature and the Nuclear Complex Jessica Hurley 2020 Fall
A new approach to the vast nuclear infrastructure and the apocalypses it produces, focusing on Black, queer, Indigenous, and Asian American literatures
Resisting Dialogue: Modern Fiction and the Future of Dissent Resisting Dialogue Modern Fiction and the Future of Dissent Juan Meneses 2019 Fall
A bold new critique of dialogue as a method of eliminating dissent
The Political Arrays of American Indian Literary History The Political Arrays of American Indian Literary History James H. Cox 2019 Fall
Bringing fresh insight to a century of writing by Native Americans
Translated Nation: Rewriting the Dakhóta Oyáte Translated Nation Rewriting the Dakhóta Oyáte Christopher Pexa 2019 Spring
How authors rendered Dakhóta philosophy by literary means to encode ethical and political connectedness and sovereign life within a settler surveillance state
Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Theory for the World to Come Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2019 Spring
Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future?
Postcolonial Biology: Psyche and Flesh after Empire Postcolonial Biology Psyche and Flesh after Empire Deepika Bahri 2017 Fall
Rethinking the body of the colonized and its ongoing transformation in today’s global order
Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature Hope at Sea Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature Teresa Shewry 2015 Fall
Hope is a lifeline running through the work of literary writers in and surrounding the Pacific Ocean
The Queerness of Native American Literature The Queerness of Native American Literature Lisa Tatonetti 2014 Fall
A comprehensive view of Indigenous queer literature since Stonewall
Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance Settler Common Sense Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance Mark Rifkin 2014 Spring
Tracing the unacknowledged effects of colonialism in the canon of nineteenth-century American literature
Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hiʻiaka Voices of Fire Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hiʻiaka kuʻualoha hoʻomanawanui 2014 Spring
Restoring the literature of Pele and Hi‘iaka to its rightful place in Native culture and identity
Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations Mark My Words Native Women Mapping Our Nations Mishuana Goeman 2013 Spring
Examining the role of twentieth-century Native women’s literature in remapping settler geographies
The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico The Red Land to the South American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico James H. Cox 2012 Fall
Recovers an entire era as a major period in American Indian writing
Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies Trans-Indigenous Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies Chadwick Allen 2012 Fall
Uncovering the wealth of Indigenous self-representation through juxtaposition of genres, cultures, histories, and geographies
Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean Creole Indigeneity Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean Shona N. Jackson 2012 Fall
How Creoles refashioned the techniques of settler power and used the principle of labor to become the Caribbean’s new “natives”
The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination The Erotics of Sovereignty Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination Mark Rifkin 2012 Spring
How queer Native writers use the erotics of lived experience to challenge both federal and tribal notions of “Indianness”
Once Were Pacific: Māori Connections to Oceania Once Were Pacific Māori Connections to Oceania Alice Te Punga Somerville 2012 Spring
Explores the relationship between indigeneity and migration among Māori and Pacific peoples
The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast The Common Pot The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast Lisa Brooks 2008 Fall
Illuminates the significance of writing to colonial-era Native American resistance
Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England Firsting and Lasting Writing Indians out of Existence in New England Jean M. O’Brien 2010 Spring
Tracing the origins of the persistent myth of the vanishing Indian
X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent X-Marks Native Signatures of Assent Scott Richard Lyons 2010 Spring
A provocative and deeply personal exploration of contemporary Indian identity, nationalism, and modernity
Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History Our Fire Survives the Storm A Cherokee Literary History Daniel Heath Justice 2005 Fall
Asserts the strength and diversity of Cherokee identity through its rich literary tradition
The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction The People and the Word Reading Native Nonfiction Robert Warrior 2005 Fall
Reveals the history and impact of Native American nonfiction writing
Red on Red: Native American Literary Separatism Red on Red Native American Literary Separatism Craig S. Womack and Hans Aarsleff 1999 Fall
An entertaining and enlightening proposal for a new way to read Native American literature.
Tribal Secrets: Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions Tribal Secrets Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions Robert Warrior 1994 Fall
“Robert Warrior writes at once to the memories of tribal survivance and the critical confidence of his generation; he ascertains intellectual histories that have been largely unconsidered in other studies of Native American Indians . . . a courageous comparative textual criticism.” --Gerald Vizenor, University of California, Berkeley

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