Shape-shifting: Images of Native Americans in Recent Popular Fiction
Greenwood Press, 2000 - Fiction - 338 pages
While the exploitation of Native Americans has long been recognized, little has been written about the manipulation of Native American figures in recent popular fiction. This study will appeal to students of Native American culture, literature, and popular culture. An appendix of special terms is provided along with a comprehensive bibliography.
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In the 1950s , Native Americans began to appear as leads in romance storiesparticularly Indian males who fell in love with their white , female captives , though sometimes the pattern was reversed , with white women falling in love with ...
The final defeat of the drug dealer witch evokes horrific supernatural images as the massacred Apaches of another age are finally released from an ancient curse : “ Out of the earth , ancient bones began to emerge , washed with harsh ...
Sommerfield's utopian vision turns on the perspective of an outsider , Lauren Brent , a pampered , aristocratic Easterner who found her life empty and passionless but discovers purpose and passion among the Cheyenne : " She began to ...
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