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Troubling tricksters : revisioning critical conversations, Deanna Reder and Linda M. Morra, editors, (ebook)

Label
Troubling tricksters : revisioning critical conversations
Title
Troubling tricksters
Title remainder
revisioning critical conversations
Statement of responsibility
Deanna Reder and Linda M. Morra, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Troubling Tricksters is a collection of theoretical essays, creative pieces, and critical ruminations that provides a re-visioning of trickster criticism in light of recent backlash against it. The complaints of some Indigenous writers, the critique from Indigenous nationalist critics, and the changing of academic fashion have resulted in few new studies on the trickster. For example, The Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature (2005), includes only a brief mention of the trickster, with skeptical commentary. And, in 2007, Anishinaabe scholar Niigonwedom Sinclair (a contributor to this volume) called for a moratorium on studies of the trickster irrelevant to the specific experiences and interests of Indigenous nations. One of the objectives of this anthology is, then, to encourage scholarship that is mindful of the critic's responsibility to communities, and to focus discussions on incarnations of tricksters in their particular national contexts. The contribution of Troubling Tricksters, therefore, is twofold: to offer a timely counterbalance to this growing critical lacuna, and to propose new approaches to trickster studies, approaches that have been clearly influenced by the nationalists' call for cultural and historical specificity
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
398.2089/97
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Indigenous studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tricksters
  • Tricksters in literature
  • Folk literature, Indian
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
Troubling tricksters : revisioning critical conversations, Deanna Reder and Linda M. Morra, editors, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781554582907
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147343
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remote
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12147343
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MWT12147343
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Troubling tricksters : revisioning critical conversations, Deanna Reder and Linda M. Morra, editors, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554582907
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147343
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147343
System control number
MWT12147343
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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