Chapter One: Dancing along the Precipice

Horne, Dee
January 1999
Contemporary American Indian Writing: Unsettling Literature;1999, p1
Book Chapter
Chapter 1 of the book "Contemporary American Indian Writing: Unsettling Literature" is presented. The chapter differentiates the concept of colonial mimicry and subversive mimicry in relation to contemporary American Indian writing. It illustrates how colonized writers can exploit colonial mimicry by the creation of narrative strategies that subversively mimic the prejudices and power imbalances in the colonial relationship.


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