The Old Lady Trill, the Victory Yell

The Old Lady Trill, the Victory Yell : The Power of Women in Native American Literature

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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 381g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138977446
  • 9781138977440

Table of contents

1. Introduction: "Writing is Different from Tribe to Tribe": Cultural and Historical Contexts 2. "The Old Lady Trill, the Victory Yell": Why Feminist Theory Does Not Apply to Native American Literature 3. "We Must Be Masters of Our Circumstances": Rhetorical Sovereignty in the Life and Works of Zitkala-Sa 4. "The Men in the Bar Feared Her": The Power of Ayah in Leslie Marmon Silko's "Lullaby" 5. "Women Are Strong, Strong, Terribly Strong": Female Intellectual Sovereignty in the Works of Louise Erdrich 6. "'I'm Talking Like a [. . .] Twenty-First-Century Woman'": Contemporary Female Warriors in the Works of Sherman Alexie 7. Conclusion: "Indian Women Were and Are Powerful": Intellectual Sovereignty, and the Strength of Female Warriorsshow more