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The Queerness of Native American Literature

Lisa Tatonetti


With a new and more inclusive perspective for the growing field of queer Native studies, this book provides a genealogy of queer Native writing after Stonewall. Looking across a broad range of literature, the text offers an overview and guide to queer Native literature from its rise in the 1970s to the present day. This book recovers ties between two simultaneous renaissances of the late twentieth century: queer literature and Native American literature. It foregrounds how Indigeneity intervenes within and against dominant interpretations of queer genders and sexualities, recovering unfamiliar ... More

Keywords: queer Native studies, queer Native writing, Native American literature, Paula Gunn Allen, Maurice Kenny, Janice Gould, Louise Erdrich, Sherman Alexie, Thomas Bezucha, Jorge Manuel Manzano

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816692781
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lisa Tatonetti, author