Dialectic to Dialogic: Negotiating Bicultural Heritage in Sherman Alexie's Sonnets
- Fight as Flight: The Traditional Reclamation of Exploration. Nelson, Joshua B. // World Literature Today;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p44
The article discusses Native American writer and filmmaker Sherman Alexie and his use of metaphors of exploration, travel, and escape as resistance to boundaries. Works by Alexie mentioned include the novel "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," the collection "The Business of...
- Club picks poet. Nathan, Paul // Publishers Weekly;9/26/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 39, p16
Reports on Quality Paperback Book Club's acquisition of the books `The Business of Fancydancing' and `First Indian on the Moon,' by Sherman Alexie. Hanging Loose Press's publication of the books.
- The Business of Crazy Horse: Indian Honor and Masculinity in Sherman Alexie's Fancydancing. Gercken, Becca // North Dakota Quarterly;Fall2009, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p37
A literary criticism for the book "The Business of Fancydancing" by Sherman Alexie is presented. Focus is given to the ways in which Alexie's characterization of Lakota war chief Crazy Horse engages with Native American notions of honor and masculinity within the text. More specifically, the...
- SHERMAN ALEXIE. HADELLA, PAUL // Native North American Literary Companion;1998, p1
A chapter of the book "Native North American Literature Companion" is presented. The chapter profiles Sherman Alexie, a Native American writer to emerge in the 1990s. A biographical information on Alexie and a complete list of his published works, including "I Would Steal Horses" and "The...
- 8 Books That Changed My Life. DIAZ, ROSEMARY // Native Peoples Magazine;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p164
The author reviews several books including "The Business of Fancydancing" by Sherman Alexie, "Carriers of the Dream Wheel" edited by Duane Niatum, and "Bearheart: The Heirship Chronicles" by Gerald Vizenor.
- Sonnet, Without Salmon. Alexie, Sherman // Orion Magazine;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p21
The poem "Sonnet, Without Salmon," by Sherman Alexie is presented. First Line: 1. The river is empty. 2. Empty of salmon, I mean. 3. But if you ; Last Line: just texting you to get me sugar and cream."
- THE FACEBOOK SONNET. Alexie, Sherman // New Yorker;5/16/2011, Vol. 87 Issue 13, p81
The poem "The Facebook Sonnet," by Sherman Alexie is presented. First Line: Welcome to the endless high-school; Last Line: Here at the altar of loneliness.
- Alexie-Vision: Getting the Picture. Bernardin, Susan // World Literature Today;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p52
The article discusses the literary strategies of Native American writer and filmmaker Sherman Alexie. The author discusses Alexie's ability to challenge rules and conventions of genre and to transmute popular U.S. media culture and stereotypes of Native Americans. A number of his works are...
- Book reviews: Arts & humanities. Olcott, Susan M. // Library Journal;10/1/1992, Vol. 117 Issue 16, p86
Reviews the book `The Business of Fancydancing: Stories and Poems,` by Sherman Alexie.