The Old Lady Trill, the Victory Yell: The Power of Women in Native American Literature

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From warrior women to female deities who control the cycle of life, female characters in Native American literature exhibit a social and spiritual empowerment that is quite different from the average Pocahontas we are used to seeing in mainstream literature. This work argues that a tribal construct of gender relations, where the relationship between male and female roles is complementary rather than hierarchical, accounts for the existence of these empowered female characters in Native American literature. Focusing on the ...

The Old Lady Trill, the Victory Yell: The Power of Women in Native American Literature 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138977440

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The Old Lady Trill, the Victory Yell: The Power of Women in Native American Literature 2003, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415946971

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