Listening to old woman speak : Natives and alterNatives in Canadian literature /
Montreal ; Kingston :
McGill-Queen's University Press,
|Series:||McGill-Queen's native and northern series ;
Table of Contents:
- Introduction : writing "Indians" and the Manichean allegory
- Representation and identification : gender and genre in the first Canadian novel(s)
- "A curiosity ... natural and feminine" : race, class, and gender in the colonial writings of Anna Jameson and Susanna Moodie
- "Poor creatures, once so benighted" : imagining race in early colonial narratives
- Inhabiting a Manicheal world view : colonialism, ideology, and discourse
- Administering/ministering to the Indians : Duncan Campbell Scott and the politics of church and state
- The temptations of Rudy Wiebe : history and postmodern Indians
- "Contamination as literary strategy" : a postcolonial ideal
- "Children of two peoples" : hybrid texts, hybrid people?
- The healing aesthetic of Basil H. Johnston
- Conclusion : finding an appropriate(d) voice.