Chapter 10: Late Twentieth Century and Postmodernism
© Paul Reuben
July 10, 2017
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Source: ShermanAlexie.com: Gallery
The information below is contributed by Patricia Bostian, Central Piedmont Community College
A registered Spokane/ Coeur d'Alene Indian, Alexie has become a spokesperson for Native Americans. His prize-winning novels, poems, and short stories give voice to Native American characters who are often have no place in either the Indian or the white world.
The Business of Fancydancing: Stories and Poems. Brooklyn, New York: Hanging Loose, 1992.
I Would Steal Horses. Niagara Falls, New York: Slipstream, 1992.
Old Shirts & New Skins. Los Angeles: American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, 1993. PS3551 .L35774 O43
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. New York: Atlantic Monthly, 1993. PS3551 .L35774 L66
First Indian on the Moon. New York: Hanging Loose, 1993. PS3551 .L35774 F5
Seven Mourning Songs for the Cedar Flute I Have Yet to Learn to Play. Walla Walla, Wash.: Whitman College Book Arts Lab, 1994.
Water Flowing Home: Poems. Boise, Idaho: Limberlost, 1995.
Reservation Blues. New York: Atlantic Monthly, 1995. PS3551 .L35774 R74
The Summer of Black Widows. New York: Hanging Loose, 1996. PS3551 .L35774 S86
Indian Killer. New York: Atlantic Monthly, 1996. PS3551 .L35774 I56
Smoke Signals. New York: Hyperion, 1998. Video Cassette PN1997 .S61152x
The Man Who Loves Salmon. Boise, Idaho: Limberlost, 1998.
The Toughest Indian in the World. New York: Atlantic Monthly, 2000. PS3551 .L35774 T68
One Stick Song. New York: Hanging Loose, 2000. PS3551 .L35774 O53
Ten Little Indians. New York: Grove Press, 2003.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, 2007.
Thunder Boy Jr., 2016. (a picture book).
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me. 2017. (A Memoir)
Selected Bibliography 1980-Present
Brill, Susan B. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 175: Native American Writers of the United States. Detroit: The Gale Group, 1997.
Christie, Stuart. Plural Sovereignties and Contemporary Indigenous Literature. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Cutter, Martha J. Lost and Found in Translation: Contemporary Ethnic American Writing and the Politics of Language Diversity. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2005.
Etter, Carrie. "Dialectic to Dialogic: Negotiating Bicultural Heritage in Sherman Alexie's Sonnets." in Nelson, Elizabeth H. ed. Telling the Stories: Essays on American Indian Literatures and Cultures. NY: Peter Lang, 2001.
Grassian, Daniel, and Matthew J. Bruccoli. Understanding Sherman Alexie. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2005.
Lincoln, Kenneth. Speak Like Singing: Classics of Native American Literature. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 2007.
McFarland, Ron. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 206: Twentieth-Century American Western Writers, First Series. Detroit: The Gale Group, 1999. 3-10.
Morris, Daniel. Lyric Encounters: Essays on American Poetry from Lazarus and Frost to Ortiz Cofer and Alexie. NY: Bloomsbury, 2013.
Obourn, Megan. Reconstituting Americans: Liberal Multiculturalism and Identity Difference in Post-1960s Literature. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Paquaretta, Paul. "African-Native American Subjectivity and the Blues Voice in the Writings of Toni Morrison and Sherman Alexie." in Brennan, Jonathan. ed. When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote: African-Native American Literature. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2003.
Quirk, Sarah A. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 278: American Novelists Since World War II, Seventh Series. Detroit: The Gale Group, 2003.
MLA Style Citation of this Web Page
Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 10: Sherman Alexie." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: http://www.paulreuben.website/pal/chap10/alexie.html (provide page date or date of your login).
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