Perception in D'Arcy McNickle's The Surrounded: A Postcolonial Reading

Zulli, Jeri
January 2001
Telling the Stories: Essays on American Indian Literatures & Cul;2001, p71
Book Chapter
The article presents an analysis of D'Arcy McNickle's novel The Surrounded. The Surround dispels the notion of colonized/colonizer binary perception. Instead it focuses on the different perspectives that even individuals within the same culture or groups, for instance among the Native Indians, may have of the same events. In all, The Surrounded debunks the myth of unity of perception.


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