Inscribing difference and resistance : indigenous women's personal non-fiction and life writing in Australia and North America

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Variant title
Geschichten des Anderen und des Widerstands : Sachliteratur und autobiografische Literatur der einheimischen Autorinnen in Australien und Nordamerika
Edition
First published
Place of publication
Brno
Publisher
Filozofická fakulta, Masarykova univerzita
Year of publication
2017
Extent
207 stran
Series
  • Opera Facultatis philosophicae Universitatis Masarykianae = Spisy Filozofické fakulty Masarykovy univerzity, ISSN 1211-3034; 463
ISBN
978-80-210-8531-2
Language
English
Link to MU library catalogue: 6393032
Description
  • Inscribing Difference and Resistance: Indigenous Women's Personal Non-fiction and Life Writing in Australia and North America examines the ways in which Indigenous women’s non-fiction published in the 1990s contributed to theoretical articulations of Indigenous feminism and to a historiographic counter-discourse which has intervened into the dominant narratives of nation-building in settler colonies. Personal non-fiction and life writing by Native American authors Paula Gunn Allen and Anna Lee Walters (USA), by First Nations authors Lee Maracle and Shirley Sterling (Canada), and by Aboriginal authors Jackie Huggins and Doris Pilkington Garimara (Australia) are analyzed in detail to demonstrate how a hybrid writing style, combining scholarly criticism with auto/biography and fictionalized storytelling, is used to inscribe Indigenous women's cultural difference, subjugated knowledges, transgenerational trauma from colonization, and resistance to forced assimilation.
  • Kniha zkoumá, jak literárně-esejistická tvorba domorodých obyvatelek v USA, Kanadě a Austrálii, publikovaná v 90. letech 20. století, přispěla k formování teoretických východisek tzv. Indigenous feminism (indigenní či domorodý feminismus) a zároveň přispěla k přepsání dominantní historiografie v kontextu těchto osadnických kolonií. Rozbor textů Paully Gunn Allen a Anny Lee Walters z USA, Lee Maracle a Shirley Sterling z Kanady a Jackie Huggins a Doris Pilkington Garimara z Austrálie ukazuje, jak tyto autorky využívají hybridní, multi-žánrový styl, kombinující literární kritiku, historiografii, auto/biografické psaní a fikčně laděné příběhy, k literárnímu vyjádření své odlišné kulturní identity, transgeneračního traumatu z kolonizace a resistence vůči násilné asimilaci.
Note
  • The publication of this book was supported by the grant ROZV/20/FF/KAA/2015 awarded by the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
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hidden-section Acknowledgments
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9-10 Acknowledgments | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
hidden-section Introduction
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11-21 Introduction | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
Section I : Inscribing difference
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25-29 Indigenous feminism in personal non-fiction by Paula Gunn Allen, Lee Maracle and Jackie Huggins | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
31-60 Chapter 1 | Talking back, talkin' up: voicing indigenous feminism | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
61-81 Chapter 2 | Recreating the circle: reconstructing indigenous womanhood | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
83-111 Chapter 3 | Threshold writing: interweaving indigenous theory and life | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
Section II : Inscribing resistance
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115-119 Separation, assimilation and trauma in life writing by Doris Pilkington, Shirley Sterling and Anna Lee Walters | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
121-153 Chapter 4 | Alternative (hi)stories, indigenous resistance and subjugated knowledges | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
155-173 Chapter 5 | Bearing witness: trauma, testimony, scriptotherapy | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
175-190 Chapter 6 | Collective subjects, dialogic selves | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
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191-194 Geschichten des Anderen und des Widerstands: Sachliteratur und autobiografische Literatur der einheimischen Autorinnen in Australien und Nordamerika : Zusammenfasung | pdf icon Horáková, Martina
hidden-section Bibliography
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195-207 Bibliography | pdf icon Horáková, Martina