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Volume 41, Number 1, Winter 2014

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Native/Asian Encounters

Guest Editors: Cari M. Carpenter and K. Hyoejin Yoon

Introductory Essay

Rethinking Alternative Contact in Native American and Chinese Encounters: Juxtaposition in Nineteenth-Century US Newspapers

pp. 7-42 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0008


Competition, Complicity, and (Potential) Alliance: Native Hawaiian and Asian Immigrant Narratives at the Bishop Museum

pp. 43-65 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0010

Militarized Friendship Narratives: Enemy Aliens and Indigenous Outsiders in Cynthia Kadohata’s Weedflower

pp. 66-89 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0000

“Picture Man”: Shoki Kayamori and the Photography of Colonial Encounter in Alaska, 1912–1941

pp. 90-118 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0002

The Optics of Interracial Sexuality in Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings and Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

pp. 119-148 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0004

“This Isn’t Your Battle or Your Land”: The Native American Occupation of Alcatraz in the Asian-American Political Imagination

pp. 149-173 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0006


Arriving on a Different Shore: US Empire at Its Horizons

pp. 174-181 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0007

Reviews Essays

Reconciling Asian-American Studies: Debt, Indebtedness, and Obligation

pp. 182-187 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0009

Intimacies Between Empires: New Directions in Critical and Comparative Ethnic Studies

pp. 188-194 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0011

Book Reviews

Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies by Chadwick Allen (review)

pp. 195-198 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0001

Once Were Pacific: Maori Connections to Oceania by Alice Te Punga Somerville (review)

pp. 199-200 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0003

Books Received

pp. 201-202 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.2014.0005

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