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The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

James H. Cox


The forty years of American Indian literature taken up in this book—the decades between 1920 and 1960—have been called politically and intellectually moribund. On the contrary, this book identifies a group of American Indian writers who share an interest in the revolutionary potential of the indigenous peoples of Mexico—and whose work demonstrates a surprisingly assertive literary politics in the era. By contextualizing this group of American Indian authors in the work of their contemporaries, this book reveals how the literary history of this period is far more rich and nuanced than is genera ... More

Keywords: American Indian literature, American Indian writers, Mexico, literary politics, American Indian authors, Native American literary renaissance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780816675975
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James H. Cox, author