In this Issue
- Volume 49, Number 1, Spring 2014
- Special Issue: Indigenous Wests: Literary and Visual Aesthetics
- Guest Edited by Susan Bernardin
Published by the Western Literature Association (https://www.westernlit.org) in partnership with the University of Nebraska Press.
Since 1965, Western American Literature has been the leading peer-reviewed journal in the literary and cultural study of the North American West, defined broadly to include western Canada and northern Mexico. The journal constantly looks for new theoretical approaches to canonical figures as well as studies of emerging authors, filmmakers, and others who are expanding the canon of western literary and cultural production. While remaining grounded in the geography of the North American West, it continues to explore new approaches to literary and cultural studies more broadly, such as groundbreaking work in ecocriticism and scholarly support for the Hispanic Literary Heritage Recovery Project.
In a desire to further this tradition of integrating western studies into global scholarly conversations, there is special interest in publishing theoretical and critical articles in areas such as critical regionalism, global indigeneity, settler-colonialism, digital humanities, cinema and new media, global wests, and other cutting edge approaches.
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Table of Contents
- Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies by Chadwick Allen, and: The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism by Jodi A. Byrd, and: A Separate Country: Postcoloniality and American Indian Nations by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn (review)
- pp. 113-120
- DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0010
- The Old Man’s Love Story by Rudolfo Anaya (review)
- pp. 131-132
- DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0013