Dialectic to Dialogic: Negotiating Bicultural Heritage in Sherman Alexie's Sonnets

Etter, Carrie
January 2001
Telling the Stories: Essays on American Indian Literatures & Cul;2001, p143
Book Chapter
The article focuses on the sonnets of Sherman Alexie. Alexie's sonnets in The Business of Fancydancing dealt with bicultural inheritances and identity. The sonnets also focused on the dialectic split between cultures and race, while at the same time placing the Native Indians experiences in a higher hierarchy.


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