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McHugh, Susan

Indigenous Creatures, Native Knowledges, and the Arts

McHugh, Susan - Indigenous Creatures, Native Knowledges, and the Arts, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Wendy Woodward, Susan McHugh

Part I. Reimagining Animal Myths: Art, Stories, and Poetry of Bushmen

2. Qing and the Animals of the Drakensberg-Maloti
Michael Wessels

3. Kabbo Sings the Animals
Dan Wylie

4. Interrogating the Sacred Art of Vetkat Regopstaan Boesman Kruiper
Richard Alan Northover

Part II. Indigenous Wisdoms, Animal Aesthetics, and Contemporary Materialities

5. Spirit Guards: A Squad of Ceramic Dogs in South Africa
Nicolene Swanepoel

6. Tricksters, Animals, New Materialities, and Indigenous Wisdoms
Delphi Carstens

Part III. Global Flows of Animal Myths and Allegories

7. The Porosity of Human/Nonhuman Beings in Neil Gaiman’s American Gods and Anansi Boys

Alexandra-Mary Wheeler

8. Animated Animals: Allegories of Transformation in Khumba

Hermann Wittenberg

9. Magic Wells, the Stream and the Flow: The Promise of Literary Animal Studies
Marion Copeland

Part IV. Creative Interventions in Literary and Art Histories of Indigenous Animal Practices

10. Border Crossings: Animals, Tricksters and Shape-Shifters in Modern Native American Fiction
Daniel G. Payne

11. I’m Mad You’re Mad We Are All Mad: The Alice Diaries

Wilma Cruise

Part V. Indigenous Traumas and Recoveries across Species Lines

12. ‘The Only Facts are Supernatural Ones’: Dreaming Animals and Trauma in Some Contemporary Southern African Texts
Wendy Woodward

13. Cross-Pollinating: Indigenous Knowledges of Extinction and Genocide in Honeybee Fictions
Susan McHugh

Keywords: Literature, Comparative Literature, African Literature, North American Literature, Performing Arts, Film and Television Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319568744
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-56873-7

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