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Title Tribal fantasies : Native Americans in the European imaginary, 1900-2010 / edited by James Mackay & David Stirrup
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2012]
©2012
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Series Studies in European culture and history
Studies in European culture and history.
Contents Introduction / David Stirrup and James Mackay -- 1. Union of Chance: Portrayals by Dogroy Beaulieu; Gerald Vizenor -- 2. Ethno-Graphic Novels: Francophone Comics and Derib's Plains Indian Cycle; Sebastian F. Braun -- 3. I'm indiginous, I'm indiginous, I'm indiginous': Indigenous Rights, British Nationalism, and the European Far Right; Padraig Kirwan and David Stirrup -- 4. From Karl Marx to Karl May: Ernst Bloch and the Native American as Concrete Utopia; Peter Thompson -- 5. Teepees & Totem Poles: Imaginings of Native Americans in European Popular Culture for Children; Christina Welch -- 6. Native Americans and the European Gay Imagination; Max Carocci -- 7. Monstrous Bodies and Ignoble Savages: Depictions of Indigenous Peoples in European Hardcore; James Mackayi -- 8. Polish Literary Depictions of Native Americans in Soviet-Era Adventure Novels; Marek Paryz -- 9. Indian Spirit: Psytrance Culture, Native Americans and the Techno-Tribes; Graham St John -- 10. Wee People, Red Devils and the Old Women Back Home: Representations of Native Americans in Mic' Mac Gabhann's "Rotha M̤r an tSaoil" and ¡il̕s N'Dhuibhne's "The Pale Gold of Alaska"; Jessica Dougherty-McMichael -- Afterword; Renae Watchman
Summary This transnational collection discusses the use of Native American imagery in twentieth and twenty-first-century European culture. With examples ranging from Irish oral myth, through the pop image of Indians promulgated in pornography, to the philosophical appropriations of Ernst Bloch or the European far right, contributors illustrate the legend of "the Indian." Drawing on American Indian literary nationalism, postcolonialism, and transnational theories, essays demonstrate a complex nexus of power relations that seemingly allows European culture to build its own Native images, and ask what effect this has on the current treatment of indigenous peoples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Indians in art.
Indians in literature.
Indians in popular culture -- Europe.
Indians of North America -- Public opinion.
Form Electronic book
Author Mackay, James, 1975-
Stirrup, David.
LC no. 2012028707
ISBN 1137288817
1137318813 (electronic bk.)
9781137288813
9781137318817 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)