Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

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Killing the Indian Maiden examines the fascinating and often disturbing portrayal of Native American women in film. M. Elise Marubbio examines the sacrificial role in which a young Native woman allies herself with a white male hero and dies as a result of that choice. In studying thirty-four Hollywood films from the silent period to the present, she draws upon theories of colonization, gender, race, and film studies to ground her analysis in broader historical and sociopolitical context and to help answer the question, ...

Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film 2009, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813192383

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Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film 2006, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813124148

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