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Shape-shifting : images of Native Americans in recent popular fiction

Author: Andrew Macdonald; Gina Macdonald; MaryAnn Sheridan
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 71.
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A study of western, romance, detective, horror and science fiction genres, to highlight the range of Native American images in modern popular fiction and the numerous agendas that these images serve.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Macdonald, Andrew, 1942-
Shape-shifting.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606423272
Online version:
Macdonald, Andrew, 1942-
Shape-shifting.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(OCoLC)609079483
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Macdonald; Gina Macdonald; MaryAnn Sheridan
ISBN: 031330842X 9780313308420
OCLC Number: 43296591
Description: xvii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Writing Indians: Native Americans of the Imagination --
Native American Perceptions of Reality: Accessing a Different Worldview --
Native American Literature: The Enduring Creation Story --
The Western --
The Romance Genre: Welcome to Club Cherokee --
The Native American in the Detective/Crime Genre: Bridging Ratiocination and Intuition --
Amalgams of Horror: Shaping Native American Magic Into European Molds --
Indian Utopias/Dystopias: Science Fiction and Fantasy Projections Past and Future --
Conclusion: Future Directions for the "Indian" in Popular Fiction.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 71.
Responsibility: Andrew Macdonald, Gina Macdonald, MaryAnn Sheridan.

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