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Native American Literature: A Selected Bibliography

See also the bibliographies for Zitkala-Sa, Mourning Dove, and Charles Eastman.

Allen, Paula Gunn. Studies in American Indian Literature: Critical Essays and Course Designs. New York: Modern Language Association, 1983.

Allen, Paula Gunn. The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986.

American Indian Literatures. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989.

Ammons, Elizabeth, and Annette White-Parks, eds. Tricksterism in Turn-of-the-Century American Literature. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1994.

Axtell, James. After Columbus: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Bataille, Gretchen, ed. Native American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Garland, 1993.

Bellin, Joshua.The Demon of the Continent: Indians and the Shaping of American Literature. 2001.

Berkhofer, Robert F. The White Man's Indian: Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the Present. New York: Vintage, 1979.

Bernadin, Susan. "The Authenticity Game: 'Getting Real' in Contemporary American Indian Literature." True West: Authenticity and the American West. Eds. William R. Handley and Nathaniel Lewis. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 2004.155-75.

---. "The Lessons of a Sentimental Education: Zitkala-sa's Autobiographical Narratives." Western AMerican Literature 32.3 (Fall 1997): 212-38.

Brumble, David H., III. American Indian Autobiography. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988.

Calloway, Colin G. New Worlds for All: Indians, Europeans, and the Remaking of Early America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U P, 1997.

Carr, Helen. Inventing the American Primitive: Politics, Gender, and the Representation of Native American Literary Traditions, 1789-1936. New York: New York University Press, 1996.

Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth. "The American Indian Fiction Writer: 'Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, the Third World, and First Nation Sovereignty'." The Wicazo SA Review 9.2 (1993): 26-36.

---. "How Scholarship Defames the Native Voice . . . and Why." Wicazo SA Review15.2 (Fall 2000): 79-92.

Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth. Why I Can't Read Wallace Stegner and Other Essays. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1996.

Dearborn, Mary V. Pocahontas's Daughters: Gender and Ethnicity in American Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

DeLoria, Philip. Playing Indian. New Haven: Yale U P, 1999. E98.P99 D45 1998    

DeLoria, Philip. Indians in Unexpected Places (Cultureamerica). Lawrence: U P of Kansas, 2004.

DeLoria, Vine. Custer Died for Your Sins. 1969. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1988 (reprint edition). E93 .D36 1988    

Derounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle, and James Arthur Levernier. The Indian Captivity Narrative: 1550-1900. New York: Twayne, 1993.

Dippie, Brian W. The Vanishing American: White Attitudes and U.S. Indian Policy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1982.

Drinno, Richard.  Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building.

Hafen, P. Jane. "A Cultural Duet: Zitkala Sa and the Sun Dance Opera." Great Plains Quarterly 18.2 (1998): 102-11.

Hafen, P. Jane. "Indigenous Peoples and Place." A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America. Ed. Charles L. Crow. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture Number: 21. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003. 154-70.

Hafen, P. Jane. "Rock and Roll, Redskins, and Blues in Sherman Alexie's Work." Studies in American Indian Literatures: The Journal of the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures 9.4 (1997): 71-78.

Huhndorf, Shari M. Going Native: Indians in the American Cultural Imagination. Ithaca: Cornell U P, 2001.

Jahner, Elaine. "A Critical Approach to American Indian Literature." In Studies in American Indian Literature: Critical Essays and Course Designs. Ed. Paula Gunn Allen. NY: MLA, 1983. 211-24.

Jakoski, Helen, ed. Early Native American Writing: New Critical Essays. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.  PS153.I52 E27 1996    

Jara, Rene, and Nicholas Spadaccini, eds. Amerindian Images and the Legacy of Columbus. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992.

Jehlen, Myra. American Incarnation: The Individual, The Nation, and The Continent. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986.

Jennings, Francis. The Invasion of America: Indians, Colonialism, and the Cant of Conquest. 1975. New York: W. W. Norton, 1976.

Krupat, Arnold. Ethnocriticism: Ethnography, History, Literature. Berkeley: U of California P, 1992.

Krupat, Arnold, ed. New Voices in Native American Literary Criticism. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.

Krupat, Arnold. For Those Who Come After: A Study of Native AmericanAutobiography. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985.

Krupat, Arnold. The Turn to the Native: Studies in Criticism and Culture. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996.

Krupat, Arnold. The Voice in the Margin: Native American Literature and the Canon. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. E93 .D36 1988    

Lincoln, Kenneth. Indi'n Humor: Bicultural Play in Native America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Littlefield, Daniel. A Bio-bibliography of Native American Writers, 1772-1924. Metuchen: Scarecrow, 1981.

Maddox, Lucy. Removals: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Politics of Indian Affairs. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Maitino, John R., and David R. Peck, eds. Teaching American Ethnic Literatures. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.

Mihesuah, Devon A., ed. Natives and Americans: Researching and Writing about American Indians. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1998.

Murray, David. Forked Tongues: Speech, Writing, and Representation in North American Indian Texts. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Nauta, Laura. Native Americans: a Resource Guide. Beltsville: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1992.

Okker, Patricia. "Native American Literatures and the Canon: The Case of Zitkala-Sa." In American Realism and the Canon. Ed. Tom Quirk and Gary Scharnhorst. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1994. 87-101.

Owens, Louis. Other Destinies: Understanding the American Indian Novel. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992.

Owens, Louis. Mixedblood Messages: Literature, Film, Family, Place. Norman, OK : U of Oklahoma P, 1998.

Owens, Louis. "As If an Indian Were Really an Indian: Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory." Native American Representations: First Encounters, Distorted Images, and Literary Appropriations. Ed. Gretchen M. Bataille. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 2001.11-24.

Peck, David. American Ethnic Literatures; An Annotated Bibliography. Pasadena: Salem, 1992.

Pulitano, Elvira. Toward a Native American Critical Theory. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 2003.

Rock, Roger. The Native American in American Literature: A Selectively Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985.

Ruoff, A. LaVonne Brown, and Jerry W. Ward, Jr., eds. Redefining American Literary History. New York: Modern Language Association, 1990.

Ruoff, A. LaVonne Brown. American Indian Literatures: An Introduction, Bibliographic Review, and Selected Bibliography. New York: Modern Language Association, 1990.

Sarris, Greg. Keeping Slug Woman Alive: A Holistic Approach to American Indian Texts. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Sayre, Gordon M. Les Sauvages Americains: Representations of Native Americans in French and English Colonial Literature. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Scheckel, Susan. The Insistence of the Indian: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Culture. Princeton: Princeton U P, 1998.

Sheehan, Bernard. Seeds of Extinction: Jeffersonian Philanthropy and the American Indian. [1973] New York: W.W. Norton, 1974.

Silverman, Kenneth. A Cultural History of the American Revolution. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976.

Spack, Ruth. "Re-visioning Sioux Women: Zitkala-Sa's Rvolutionary American Indian STories." Legacy 14.1 (1997): 25-42.

Stensland, Anna. Literature By and About the American Indian: An Annotated Bibliography. Urbana: NCTE, 1979.

Sturtevant, William C. Handbook of North American Indians. Vols. 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978-1981.

Swann, Brian, and Arnold Krupat, eds. Recovering the World: Essays on Native American Literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.

Swann, Brian, ed. Smoothing the Ground: Essays on Native American Oral Literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983.

Takaki, Ronald. A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1993.

Takaki, Ronald. Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th Century America. [1979] New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Totten, Gary. "Zitkala-Sa and the Problem of Regionalism: Nations, Narratives, and Critical Traditions." American Indian Quarterly 29.1-2 (Spring 2005): 84-123.

Vecsey, Christopher. Imagine Ourselves Richly: Mythic Narratives of North American Indians. New York: Harper San Francisco, 1991.

Vizenor, Gerald. Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2000. PS153.I52 V59 1998    

Vizenor, Gerald. Manifest Manners: Narratives on Postindian Survivance. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1999.

Vizenor, Gerald. "Native American Indian Identities: Autoinscriptions and the Cultures of Names." Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 25.4 (1992): 431-40.

Vizenor, Gerald. Native-American Literature: A Brief Introduction and Anthology. Longman, 1997.

Vizenor, Gerald. "Native American Indian Identities: Autoinscriptions and the Culture of Names." Native American Perspectives on Literature and History. Ed. Alan R. Velie. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1995.117-26.

Vizenor, Gerald. "Postindian Autoinscriptions: The Origins of Essentialism and Pluralism in Descriptive Tribal Names." Cultural Difference and the Literary Text: Pluralism and the Limits of Authenticity in North American Literatures. Eds. Winfried Siemerling and Katrin Schwenk. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1996. 29-39.

Walker, Cheryl. Indian Nation: Native American Literature and Nineteenth-Century Nationalisms. 1997. 

Warrior, Robert Allen. Tribal Secrets: Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995.

Weaver, Jace. Other Words: American Indian Literature, Law, and Culture. Norman: U P of Oklahoma, 2001. E98.S67 W43 2001    

Wiget, Andrew, ed. Critical Essays on Native American Literature. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1985.

Wiget, Andrew, ed. Dictionary of Native American Literature. New York: Garland, 1994.

Wiget, Andrew. Native American Literature. Boston: Twayne, 1985.

Womack, Craig S. Red on Red: Native American Literary Separatism. Minneapolis, MN : U of Minnesota P, 1999.

Wong, Hertha Dawn. Sending My Heart Back Across the Years: Tradition and Innovation in Native American Autobiography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Zolbrod, Paul G. Reading the Voice: Native American Oral Poetry on the Page. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1995.

Comments to D. Campbell.