Thursday, November 22, 2007
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Ten Little Indians presents ten stories that explore a range of contemporary Indian characters.
Though each story stands on its own, the collection as a whole is unified by common themes and tropes -- the romanticizing of Indians in American culture and deconstruction of these sentimentalized attributes, the importance of ceremony, and confessional narratives.
Well-crafted and thought provoking, I recommend Ten Little Indians and am eager to read other texts by Sherman Alexie.